Weather in Halong bay: Climate, Seasons, and Average Monthly Temperature.

Halong Bay Weather

IN A NUTSHELL
  • Wet season: May to September.
  • Dry season: November to March.
  • Best times to visit: January to April, October to December.
  • Halong is one of the most humid cities in Vietnam with the average annual humidity at 84%, which fluctuate from a minimum of 68% to a maximum of 90% in a year.

Weather Overview

Halong Bay has a tropical hot climate, with two very different weather patterns: hot and wet in the summer months, and dry and cool in the winter. Temperatures typically vary from around 10°C - 38°C so it is relatively temperate all year round.

Halong Bay Weather in Fall & Spring (September to November and March to May)

  • Lowest temperature: 13ºC
  • Highest temperature: 32ºC
  • Humidity: 79%-85%

Deciding on the best time to visit will depend on your personal preferences. As many people prefer the cool, dry weather of Spring and Fall, the peak visiting times tend to be from March to April and September to October. During these months, you can expect more sunny days, a cooler breeze and calmer weather. A minor shower is to be expected occasionally, but they rarely last long enough to disrupt visitors' plans.

Halong Bay Weather in Summer (May-September)

  • Lowest temperature: 21ºC
  • Highest temperature: 38ºC
  • Humidity: 81.5%

Summer lasts from around May to September, and in this time, the air is hot and humid. This warmer weather helps create beautiful sunsets, viewable at times when there is no rain or fog. While the promise of summer heat can be tempting, the months of July to September are also the wettest, so visitors should check weather forecasts for signs of severe weather. Temperature high for these months is 38°C.

Winter (November to March)

  • Lowest temperature: 10ºC
  • Highest temperature: 19ºC
  • Humidity: 79.2%

Winter lasts from around November to March. These months are the coldest with temperatures dropping down to 10°C - 20°C on average with a low of 16°C. This is also the dry season, not a lot of rainfall is to be expected.

Halong bay on a sunny summer day. 

Thanks to the nature of a closed-sea area, Halong is lucky not to be much affected by heavy storms. The strongest storms on the bay normally are at level 9 and 10, hardly anytime reaching level 11.

14-Day Weather Forecast

Tue 31 Jan
20°C 17°C Sunny skies
7 m/h
clouds: 0%, 1015 hpa
Wed 01 Feb
19°C 16°C Overcast skies
10 m/h
clouds: 96%, 1013 hpa
Thu 02 Feb
19°C 16°C Light drizzle
11 m/h
clouds: 100%, 1015 hpa
Fri 03 Feb
19°C 16°C Light drizzle
12 m/h
clouds: 100%, 1014 hpa
Sat 04 Feb
20°C 17°C Moderate rain
12 m/h
clouds: 100%, 1013 hpa
Sun 05 Feb
19°C 16°C Overcast skies
13 m/h
clouds: 100%, 1012 hpa
Mon 06 Feb
20°C 17°C Overcast skies
11 m/h
clouds: 100%, 1009 hpa
Mon 06 Feb
20°C 17°C Overcast skies
11 m/h
clouds: 100%, 1009 hpa
Tue 07 Feb
20°C 17°C Overcast skies
12 m/h
clouds: 100%, 1011 hpa
Wed 08 Feb
18°C 16°C Moderate or heavy rain shower
16 m/h
clouds: 100%, 1012 hpa
Thu 09 Feb
19°C 16°C Moderate or heavy rain shower
12 m/h
clouds: 100%, 1010 hpa
Fri 10 Feb
19°C 16°C Moderate or heavy rain shower
18 m/h
clouds: 100%, 1014 hpa
Sat 11 Feb
16°C 13°C Moderate or heavy rain shower
13 m/h
clouds: 100%, 1018 hpa
Sun 12 Feb
16°C 13°C Light rain shower
11 m/h
clouds: 100%, 1019 hpa
Mon 13 Feb
18°C 15°C Light rain shower
1 m/h
clouds: 92%, 1019 hpa
Tue 14 Feb
18°C 15°C Overcast skies
13 m/h
clouds: 100%, 1019 hpa
Wed 15 Feb
18°C 16°C Light rain shower
14 m/h
clouds: 93%, 1020 hpa

Monthly Weather Averages

Month
High / Low (°C)
Rain
January
20° / 14°
4 days
February
21° / 15°
4 days
March
23° / 18°
7 days
April
27° / 21°
6 days
May
30° / 24°
8 days
June
32° / 26°
9 days
July
32° / 26°
11 days
August
32° / 25°
12 days
September
31° / 24°
10 days
October
29° / 22°
4 days
November
26° / 19°
3 days
December
22° / 15°
3 days

Weather By Month

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