The best time to visit Hoi An is during spring from February to May when the climate is warm and dry averaging 27°C (80°F).
Although cooler, both January and December are pleasant months to visit Hoi An.
Hoi An enjoys a tropical climate with two distinct seasons: the warm, dry season from February to August, and the wet (or monsoon) season from September to December, when typhoons and torrential rain often lead to flooding especially during October and November.
The average temperature is 29°C (84°F) with a high of 34°C (93°F) in summer (June, July and August), and a low of 19°C (66°F) in winter (December and January).
Beach lovers may prefer the hotter weather that develops from April through to August.
High season: From February to August.
Tip: If possible, time your visit to Hoi An for the Full Moon festival, which takes place on the 14th day of the lunar year each month. The town becomes a stage for traditional songs, dancing, games and food, with a candlelight lantern procession that makes its way through the Old Town and along the riverfront.
Note: Avoid travel during Tet (Vietnamese New Year). The country’s biggest festival is held in late-January and early-February, when the Vietnamese return to their ancestral family home. Transport and hotels are completely booked and the roadways are crammed with traffic. Most businesses close down.
|Ave Temp (°C)||22||23||25||27||29||30||30||30||28||26||24||22|
|Ave High Temp (°C)||25||27||28||31||33||34||33||33||31||29||27||25|
|Ave Low Temp (°C)||18||19||21||22||24||24||24||24||23||22||21||19|
|Sunshine (Hrs daily)||7||7||7||7||7||5||6||5||6||6||6||7|
|Daylight (Hrs daily)||11||12||12||12||13||13||13||13||12||12||11||11|
|Ave Humidity (%)||83||83||83||82||78||75||74||76||81||84||84||84|
|Days with some Rain||5||4||5||8||14||20||19||23||19||15||7||5|
|Ave Rainfall (mm)||80||40||40||40||72||110||115||160||320||470||350||180|
|Sea Temp (°C)||24||24||26||28||29||30||30||30||29||28||27||25|
|(Hoi An, Vietnam)||J||F||M||A||M||J||J||A||S||O||N||D|
Latest update: Best Time to Visit Hoi An: 4 January, 2020
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