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Weather in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City has a tropical wet and dry climate characterised by its two distinct seasons; the dry season and the rainy season.

Temperatures vary little throughout the year, making it a year-round holiday destination. During the dry season (November until April), temperatures can lurch as high as 35°C (95°F) but usually average 28°C (82°F). The hottest month is April (35ºC/ 95ºF) while the coolest month is December (22ºC/ 72ºF) which is still a comfortable temperature.

Average annual rainfall is 190mm (7.5 inches) and the rainy season is between May and October. July is the wettest month on average and showers are normally over in a couple of hours. In the run-up to the rainy season, the humidity increases dramatically and sightseeing can be quite exhausting.

The Mid-Autumn Festival (held on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month, usually September) can be quite a spectacle but hotels are often full.

Guidetype and fpcity weatherwtg_cforecast_table
Weather (day) Temp (max day) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Monday
PartCloudRainThunderDay
Thundery outbreaks possible
38
°C
0
9
wsw
80-100%
1006 mb
moderate
Tuesday
PartCloudRainThunderDay
Thundery outbreaks possible
37
°C
0.7
9
sw
60-80%
1006 mb
moderate
Wednesday
IsoRainSwrsDay
Light rain shower
35
°C
7.8
9
sw
80-100%
1005 mb
good
Thursday
PartCloudRainThunderDay
Thundery outbreaks possible
35
°C
1.3
11
wsw
80-100%
1006 mb
moderate
Friday
PartCloudRainThunderDay
Thundery outbreaks possible
36
°C
0.6
7
wsw
60-80%
1006 mb
moderate
Saturday
PartlyCloudyDay
Partly cloudy skies
36
°C
3
5
wsw
40-60%
1008 mb
good
Sunday
PartlyCloudyDay
Partly cloudy skies
36
°C
0.6
5
sw
40-60%
1006 mb
good
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Last updated: 2019-05-06 21:17:42
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The maximum temperature is the highest temperature forecast between dawn and dusk, and the minimum temperature is the lowest temperature expected from dusk on the day in question to dawn the next day. The temperature is in °C, or Celsius.
Wind speed and direction are the conditions expected at midday. Wind direction is based on a 16 point compass. W, SW, SSW, etc. The wind direction states where the wind originates. Wind speed is listed in MPH or miles per hour.
Humidity levels indicates how much water vapour the air contains compared to the maximum it could contain at that temperature. As a general guide:
  • 0 to 30 is very low
  • 31 to 50 is low
  • 51 to 70 is moderate to low
  • 71 to 80 is moderate
  • 81 to 90 is moderate to high
  • 91 to 100 is high
Pressure is measured in millibars (mb)
Visibility based on whether the human eye can see the following distances:
  • Very poor - less than 1km
  • Poor - between 1km and 4km
  • Moderate - between 4km and 10km
  • Good - between 10km and 20km
  • Very good - between 20km and 40km
  • Excellent - more than 40km
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A perfect place for those who want the comfort of a luxury hotel without the pain of paying for it. Located in Cholon, this 25-floor hotel has stunning views across the city and the rooms are large and smart with excellent facilities. The bustling streets of Ho Chi Minh City's Chinatown surround the hotel and the hotel itself has its own shopping plaza and nightclub. On request services include airport transfers, 24-hour in-room dining, a 24-hour business centre and a 24-hour multilingual concierge.

Intercontinental Asiana Saigon

This hotel in Ho Chi Minh City is a new gleaming landmark with stunning views across the city and ideally placed close to the colonial Notre Dame Cathedral and the old Post Office. Its smart 305 rooms form part of the Kumho Asiana Plaza where guests can browse in the luxury retail outlets. The hotel features a refreshing outdoor swimming pool, 24-hour gym and a business centre.

Park Hyatt Saigon

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Hotel Majestic

Boasting an enviable location overlooking the fine historic monuments of the Zócalo, the 85-room Hotel Majestic has five large suites. A mirrored lobby is adorned with fountains and Mexican tiles. Choose a room overlooking the square for bird's eye views of the daily ceremonial raising of the flag at 0600. Simple décor centres on comfort with a TV, mini-bar, coffee-making facilities and rustic wood furniture. Popular terrace restaurant Terraza overlooks the Zócalo and serves basic Mexican and international food at reasonable prices.