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

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Sapa in January is 6.0°C (42.8°F). The amount of rain in January is normal with an average of 40mm (1.6in). This makes it the driest month of the year. It rains on average a total of 15 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 12.6°C (54.68°F). The sun will occasionally show itself with 113 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in January? 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. Also bring some warm clothes.

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

Monthly Averages in January

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 42 °F
Max Temperature 54 °F
Chance of Rain 51%
Precipitation 2 in
Rainy Days 15
Sunshine Hours 113

 

Where to stay in Sapa

Where to go in Vietnam in January

Find out more about the weather in Vietnam in January 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 January.

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

Weather Forecasts for Sapa (Lao Cai)

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

FRI   Sep 30
78°F | 64°F
NE 2 mph
0.02 in
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

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