Ha Long Bay Weather July Averages, Vietnam
What's the weather like in Ha Long Bay in July
It is the middle of summer in July in Ha Long Bay, which is located in Vietnam, with an average temperature of 29°C which is actually the same average temperature as in June and August and is the hottest average temperature in the year. With the weather at its hottest, you will be able to enjoy days out discovering the many caves, kayaking or canoeing, or to discover the stunning island. During the month, you may experience temperatures high of up to 31°C, which is the second highest temperature in the year along with September which also sees highs of up to 31°C, and lows of 25°C which we're sure you'll agree isn't low at all.
While average temperatures are soaring into the low 30's, the average monthly rainfall is also soaring to 201mm which falls over an average of 15 days. This is 29mm higher than the month before but is a massive 64mm lower than the month after.
During the month, you will get an average of 7 hours of sunshine a day which is the second highest in the year along with September, October, January and February which also get 7 hours of sunshine. While it is not a full day of sunshine, you will still have plenty of time to enjoy days out and explore this popular holiday destination but make sure to check the weather forecast for rain.
If you are a beach person or family that loves to spend hours of swimming in the sea, you will be pleased to hear that the average sea temperature in July is a very warm 27°C. This is very warm to swim in so you'll be able to swim for hours without feeling uncomfortable.
The chance of there being a cloudy day in July is 59% which is lower than in June when there is a 62% chance of a cloudy day. As well as having gloriously hot weather and extremely warm sea temperatures, Ha Long Bay has a lower average rainfall than nearby holiday destinations such as Mai Chau which has an average rainfall of 321mm over 19 days that's 50% higher than in Ha Long Bay.
Ha Long Hotels in July
Halong Hidden Gem
If you're looking for a budget hotel then look no further than the Halong Hidden Gem which is a 3 star hotel located in Quang Ninh. It is perfect for friends travelling together and has an amazing view. It is quite a small hotel with just 50 rooms available so make sure to book in advance especially during the busy month of July. There are a mix of superior and double rooms available all of which have breakfast included, air conditioning, complimentary bottled water and internet access. Activities at the hotel include fishing, horse riding, hot tub and an outdoor swimming pool.
Vinpearl Ha Long Bay Resort
If you're after a bit of luxury then try the Vinpearl Ha Long Bay Resort which is a 5 star hotel based on Dao Reu. It is mostly popular with families and has extremely friendly and helpful staff as well as being a truly beautiful resort. It has 384 rooms available with a mix of deluxe double rooms with either a garden view, sea view or pool view. All rooms have a balcony, flat screen TV, air conditioning and free Wi-Fi. You will find activities at the resort such as a tennis court, snorkelling, sauna and spa and wellness centre.
Royal Lotus Hotel Halong
One of the most popular places to stay in is the Royal Lotus Hotel Halong which is a 4 star hotel located near the Halong Palace. It has received a Certificate of Excellence and is a popular choice for couples. It has spacious rooms and has plenty of amenities and activities to offer. It has 147 spacious rooms available with a mix of premier double rooms and deluxe double rooms all of which have a flat screen TV, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi and cable channels. There are plenty of things to do as the hotel including enjoying the sauna, spa and wellness centre, hot tub and fitness centre.
Ha Long Bay Beaches for July
Soi Sim Beach
If you love to explore the beaches when on holiday, a good place to go is the Soi Sim Beach which you can get to on the Dragons Pearl day cruise or the Jasmine day cruise. There is a bit of a tough walk up the steps to the top of the island rock but it is well worth it because of the view it has to offer. There are some great activities on the beach you can take part in such as volleyball. The sea temperature is very warm to swim in so you can enjoy the beautiful blue waters.
Bars and Restaurants
Cua Vang Restaurant
If you like to try the local cuisine when on holiday then you will love the Cua Vang Restaurant which is a Vietnamese restaurant located in Bai Chay Ward. It is a very good restaurant with fresh seafood and large portions. The restaurant also boasts a beautiful view and the crab with vegetable soup is highly recommended with those who have eaten here before. Another choice from the menu that is popular is the fried glass noodles with seafood so we recommend trying that.
Nha Hang Hong Hanh Restaurant
Another restaurant where you can find local cuisine is the Nha Hang Hong Hanh restaurant which is a Vietnamese restaurant located in Duong Ha Long. It has outstanding food and outstanding service. It has also opened up in new locations due to hoe popular it is.
Things to do in Ha Long Bay in July
Dragon Legend - Bai Tu Long Bay Day Cruise
We suggest having a 2 night gap in your hotel stay to book a stay on the Dragon Legend - Bai Tu Long Bay Day Cruise which is a cruise line company located in Hong Gai. This cruise line has a special licence which allows them to travel on the Bai Tu Long Bay which is far less crowded than Halong Bay can get in July. They have fairly new boats which are truly beautiful so you can thoroughly enjoy your stay.
Bai Tu Long Bay
We suggest you spend time exploring Bai Tu Long Bay whether that is by cruise, bicycle or foot. It is far less crowded than Ha Long Bay and has much cleaner waters. The sceneries between Ha Long Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay are very much similar but with Bai Tu Long Bay having a more relaxed atmosphere because there are less tourists. If you do explore Bai Tu Long Bay by cruise then make sure to explore the caves and floating villages, you won't regret it.