You asked: How cold does it get in Vietnam in the winter?

Does Vietnam get snow?

The only snow in Vietnam falls in the northern mountainous regions of the country. It doesn’t snow in the town of Sapa often but the top of Mount Fansipan can get dusted with snow. Parts of the Annamite Range, possibly the most beautiful mountains we’ve ever seen, can also get snow between December and February.

What are the coldest months in Vietnam?

Hanoi and North Vietnam has a distinct winter and summer season. The cool but mostly dry winter lasts from November to April when temperatures average 17-22°C with the coldest months being January – March.

What is the coldest city in Vietnam?

At a height of 1,180 meters and temperatures reaching as low as -5oC in the winter, the Mau Son Peak in northern Lang Son Province is among the coldest places in Vietnam that is inhabited by humans.

Why is Hanoi so cold?

The average temperature is low at around 11 Celsius degrees. There is no rain in winter so the weather is dry and freezing cold. Due to the effects of monsoon, in December and January, Hanoi can be extremely cold and experience some severe mist creating a picturesque and dreamlike landscape.

When should I avoid Vietnam?

Oct-Dec are warm, sunny months in the north; from March it is unbearably hot. May, June and September are the best times to visit Vietnam to avoid the crowds.


What is the best month to go to Vietnam?

While this variety makes Vietnam a year-round destination, spring (March to April) is typically the best time to visit the entire country, when days are generally pleasant, temperatures are moderate and rainfall is light.

What part of Vietnam has the most people?

Despite its large total population, Vietnam only has two cities that have passed the 1,000,000 population mark. Ho Chi Minh City is the largest in the country with a population of over 3.4 million.

What months does it snow in Vietnam?

While in Northern Vietnam has four seasons which are spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Between the months of December and February, it can snow on top of mountains like Mount Fansipan, Sa Pa, Tam Dao, and Hoang Lien Son. Northern Vietnam is the coldest part of Vietnam, particularly in winter.