Average weather in December in Sapa (Lao Cai), Vietnam

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Sapa in December is 8.0°C (46.4°F). The amount of rain in December is normal with an average of 40mm (1.6in). It rains on average a total of 12 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 14.0°C (57.2°F). The sun will occasionally show itself with 132 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in December? Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. Bring a rain jacket just in case since it will be raining a few days during this period. It’s not quite the end of sweater weather, so don’t pack your knits away yet. But you could for example swap a turtleneck for a button down shirt in this month.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in December look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in December

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 46 °F
Max Temperature 57 °F
Chance of Rain 41%
Precipitation 2 in
Rainy Days 12
Sunshine Hours 132

 

Where to stay in Sapa

Where to go in Vietnam in December

Find out more about the weather in Vietnam in December and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in December.

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Camping
5/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Weather Forecasts for Sapa (Lao Cai)

TUE   Sep 27
77°F | 58°F
ENE 4 mph
0.01 in
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

WED   Sep 28
72°F | 59°F
NE 5 mph
0.01 in
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

THU   Sep 29
73°F | 66°F
ENE 4 mph
0.05 in
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

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