What is the climate like in Ho Chi Minh City?

The climate of Ho Chi Minh City has an average yearly temperature of 33°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 19°C and rise to 35°C.

Annually, about 1838 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Ho Chi Minh City.

The best time to visit Ho Chi Minh City is January until April and December. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Ho Chi Minh City.

The typhoon season in Ho Chi Minh City lasts from early June to late November.


  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 33 19 35 35 35 34 33 33 33 33 33 33
Rainfall (mm) 23 66 12 78 219 225 206 241 308 277 135 48
  • Average yearly temperature: 33°C
  • Highest temperature: 35°C in March, April and May
  • Lowest temperature: 19°C in February
  • Rainfall: 1838 mm per year, averaging 153 mm by month
  • Driest months: 12 mm in March, 23 mm in January and 48 mm in December
  • Wettest months: 308 mm in September, 277 mm in October and 241 mm in August

Climate table Ho Chi Minh City

The climate table for Ho Chi Minh City shows the average temperatures, rainfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 33 19 35 35 35 34 33 33 33 33 33 33
Nighttime temperature (°C) 24 12 26 27 27 26 26 26 25 25 25 24
Rainfall (mm) 23 66 12 78 219 225 206 241 308 277 135 48
UV Index 8 5 9 9 8 8 7 8 8 7 7 7
Typhoon season Typhoon Typhoon Typhoon Typhoon Typhoon Typhoon
Best month Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No No No No Yes

Temperature by month in Ho Chi Minh City

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Temperature by month in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Rainfall by month in Ho Chi Minh City

This graph shows the average monthly rainfall in millimeters in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Rainfall by month in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

UV index by month in Ho Chi Minh City

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

UV index by month in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Yearly temperature in Ho Chi Minh City

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Yearly total rainfall in Ho Chi Minh City

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Rainfall per year in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Average weather in Ho Chi Minh City by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Ho Chi Minh City and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Ho Chi Minh City, you can view the average temperature, rainfall, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.