Halong Bay Weather

Halong Bay is widely known as a World Heritage Site and a must-come beauty spot in Vietnam. A trip to Halong Bay is an interesting combination of sightseeing marvelous scenery, tasting delicious foods, exploring mystery caves and sailing through the bay by kayaks. However, the trip might not live up to your expectations because of bad weather conditions. Thus, before traveling, you should know when the best time of the year to visit Halong Bay is.

Good weather in Halong Bay
Good weather in Halong Bay

Halong Bay has a tropical climate with two distinctive seasons. The summer is wet and hot while the winter is dry and cool. The average temperature of Halong Bay is 23.7 degree Celsius but can plummet significantly in the winter.  In the summer, the average temperature is 34.9 degree Celsius while the maximum temperature recorded is 38 degree Celsius . The heat may be reduced thanks to its location amid the mountains and grottos. On the other hand, during winter, it might get as low as 13.7 degree Celsius  on the average, and the lowest could be as low as 5 degree Celsius. Travel Indochina Vietnam

 Best time to visit Halong
Best time to visit Halong

There are times of heavy fog with low visibility, and violent tropical storms during the summer months. The city has a relatively high average annual rainfall of 1,832mm, which is unevenly distributed depending on the two main seasons. During the rain season and also summer, from May to end of August, the rainfall amounts for 80-85% of the total rainfall of the year, with the maximum of 350mm in July and August. Winter and also dry season (from November to April of the next year) witnesses little raining of around 15-20% of the total rainfall, with the minimum amount varying in between 4 and 40mm during December and January. Halong bay tours Vietnam

 Bad weather in Halong
Bad weather in Halong

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.

The annual temperature of Halong is suitable for tourists to travel all year round. The best time to visit is from March to August, because during this time, tourists have the chance to shoot exotic photos with blue sky and sea as smooth as mill pond and the dry climate and pleasant temperature will enable them to enjoy all activities offered on board while making sightseeing as perfect as it could be. Last but not least, you should remember to wear clothes suites the weather.

When the weather is good you can go out in the bay on a junk, or a boat, and take a tour of the area. You can go swimming if you wish and just explore the beauty of the area. When you visit the area you should pack a swim suit, some shorts and a t-shirt. You should have enough clothes to keep you comfortable.

Halong Bay Weather. You should know how the weather in Halong is to make a perfect trip.

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