Nha Trang weather in January

January is a good time to visit Nha Trang as it marks the end of the short winter season and the start of the long, dry season.

You can expect warm, dry weather and around six hours of sunshine daily, with the occasional but brief afternoon rain shower. Daytime temperatures average 24°C (75°F).

How hot is it in Nha Trang in January?
January is the coldest month of the year in Nha Trang, with an average high of 27°C (80°F) and low of 21°C (69°F).

How sunny is it in Nha Trang in January?
There are normally six hours of sunshine each day in Nha Trang in January; that's around 54% of daylight hours.

Sunrise & sunset in January?
Sunrise is around 6:05am with sunset around 5:30pm.

How warm is the sea around Nha Trang in January?
The average sea temperature in Nha Trang in January is 26°C (78°F).

Does it rain in Nha Trang in January?
There are usually eight days with some rain in Nha Trang in January; the average monthly rainfall is 40mm (1.5in).

How windy is it in Nha Trang in January?
January sees an average hourly wind speed of 22 kilometres per hour (14 mph; 12 knots).

What to do in Nha Trang in January?
Weather conditions in January are probably too cold for sunbathing, swimming and snorkelling. However, it’s a good time for exploring the surrounding sights such as the Po Nagar Cham Towers, cruising to the outlying islands and hiking forest trails to Hon Ba Mountain.

Local holidays?
New Years Day – 1st Jan; Vietnamese New Year (Tet) – 29th Jan - 6th Feb.

January is the start of the high season in Nha Trang, with higher hotel prices and the need to book early, especially for the Vietnamese New Year holiday period.

Note: Ideally, 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.

Nha Trang weather in January

Temperature icon High Temp: 27°C (80°F)
temperature icon Low Temp: 21°C (69°F)
sun icon Sunshine: 6 hours per day
Moderately hot icon
Daylight: 11 hours per day
wind icon Wind speed: 22 km/h (14 mph; 12 knots).
umbrella icon Wet Days: 8 days with some rain
rain cloud Rainfall: 40mm (1.5in) per month
Moderately hot icon Comfort Level: Moderate heat & 80% humidity
Moderately hot icon
UV Index: Very high
swimming icon Sea Temp: 25°C (77°F)
Nha Trang, Vietnam

Best time to visit Nha Trang

The best time to visit Nha Trang for a beach holiday is from late-December to early-April during the dry season, when the weather is sunny, warm and mainly dry.

Nha Trang weather overview

Nha Trang weather by month

Note: Meteorological data for Nha Trang is based on weather statistics gathered for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020, from the closest weather station, Cam Ranh International Airport (CXR), located 30km (18mi) south of Nha Trang. Additional climate data is sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

Advice on the best time to visit a particular destination is based on average local weather statistics, when the weather conditions are generally better than at other times of the year. We consider high and low temperatures, risk of rain (and thunderstorms, etc.), amount of sunshine and sea temperature. For general outdoor activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 18°C (64°F) and 27°C (80°F); and for hot-weather activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 24°C (75°F) and 32°C (89°F). Often, the best times to visit correspond to high season and therefore involve higher prices.

Latest update: Nha Trang weather in January: 3 October, 2023

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