25 MayLocal Time: 19:14 ICT UK Time: 13:14 BST
- Sunrise 05:16
- Sunset 18:31
- Moonrise 18:46
- Moonset 05:08
|Temp feels like:||29°c (84.2°f)|
|Length of Day:||10h 52m|
|Dew Point:||21 °c (70°f)|
|Pressure:||29.59 " (1002 hpa)|
Average for May: 27.5°c (81.5°f)
Weather Overview for Hanoi
NORTHEAST MONSOON: November - April
north east monsoon brings cool dry weather to
is low during the north east monsoon as the winds that fuel it bring dry air to
cooler and drier weather make this period the prime time to visit
SOUTHWEST MONSOON: May - October
southwest monsoon brings hot, wet weather to
The rains arrive in May with the month averaging almost 200mm rainfall. By July, the rain has increased to its heaviest; July and August are the wettest months of the year with more than 320mm. September and October herald the retreat of the monsoon rains.
The monsoon season is never predictable and some seasons can see much heavier rain than others. It is not uncommon for heavy rains to flood the city with a whole month’s average rainfall in 24hrs.
Temperatures are high at this time of year with daily highs over 30°C and night time temperatures never dropping much below 25°C. Combined with the high humidity, it can become quite uncomfortable, especially if you’re doing any strenuous activities.
is also typhoon season and each year the
You don’t necessarily need to be put off by the monsoon season; cheaper prices and fewer crowds help make up for the more unreliable weather. There are still periods with lots of sunshine as much of the rain falls in short showers. Remember, though, that downpours lasting several days can occur too.