Ha Long Bay Weather March Averages, Vietnam
What's the weather like in Ha Long Bay in March
It is nearly the end of the winter in March in Ha Long Bay, located in Vietnam, which has an average temperature of 20°C. Because of the warm average temperatures, you should be able to enjoy days out sightseeing, discovering the island and any outdoor activities. During the month, you may experience temperatures highs of up to 23°C and lows of 18°C which we're sure you agree, isn't low at all. Even if you do get caught on a low temperature day, it is still warm enough for days out.
As the average temperatures begin to climb from the month before, so does the average monthly rainfall which is 53mm falling over an average of 13 days in March. This is higher than in February when it is 22mm falling over an average of 11 days but slightly lower than in April when it is 57mm falling over an average of 13 days.
During the month, you will get an average of 8 hours of sunshine each day which is the highest in the year along with April, May, June, November and December which also have 8 hours of sunshine a day. With the warming temperatures and a full day of sunshine, you will be able to enjoy discovering this popular holiday destination but make sure to check the weather forecast for cloudy days.
If you love to swim in the sea when on holiday then you will be pleased to hear that the average sea temperature in March is a very warm 29°C which is the highest in the year along with April, December, January and February which also have an average sea temperature of 29°C. You will be able to enjoy hours of fun in the sea at this very warm temperature.
The chance of there being a cloudy day in March is a high 79% which is slightly higher than the month before when it is 78% and higher than the month after when it is still a high 71%. Ha Long Bay is popular at this time of year as it has many more hours of sunshine than neighbouring holiday destinations such as Mai Chau which only has 3 hours of sunshine compared to the 8 in Ha Long Bay.
Ha Long Bay Hotels in March
If you want somewhere cheap and cheerful to stay then we recommend the Sunrise Halong Hotel which is a 3 star hotel located in Bai Chay. It is mostly popular with couples and has lovely huge rooms for comfort. It has a choice of superior rooms, deluxe rooms and triple rooms which all have air conditioning, internet access, satellite channels and seating area. You will find facilities at the hotel such as relaxing massages, parking, a restaurant and a shared lounge area.
Asean Halong Hotel
If luxury is more your style then consider booking a stay at the Asean Halong Hotel which is a 4 star hotel located in Bai Chay. It is a perfect hotel choice for couples and is a lovely friendly hotel. It has 101 rooms available including superior rooms, deluxe rooms, family rooms and suites which all have a balcony with a view, air conditioning, satellite TV and minibar. You will find activities at the hotel including a sauna, bicycle rental, fitness centre and karaoke to enjoy.
One of the most popular hotels to stay in Ha Long Bay is the Sunlight Hotel which is a hotel that is perfect for both families and those travelling alone. It is located in the Ha Long Bay area and is only a 5 minute walk away from the popular night market where you can get bargains and gifts galore. It is a great value hotel due to its low prices and excellent service and standards. You will also be able to enjoy delicious continental and Asian breakfasts during your stay.
Bars and Restaurants
Hoa San Ho Restaurant
If it is seafood you are after then look no further than the Hoa San Ho Restaurant which is a Vietnamese and seafood restaurant located in the Bai Chay area. The menu includes delicious roasted crayfish, unique roasted tortoise, lobster dishes and steamed goby grouper plus many more to choose from. It has a beautiful modern interior but still has the traditional Vietnamese style.
Things to do in Ha Long Bay in March
Bai Chay Commercial Center
If you get caught on a cloudy day and love to shop then head over to the Bai Chay Comercial Center which is a shopping mall located in, you guessed it Bai Chay. It is the biggest and most modern shopping mall in the area which is why it is always busy. You will be able to souvenirs for yourself, gifts for family and friends as well as restaurants if you're feeling peckish after all that shopping. This is a great way to spend a day if the weather isn't good enough for a day out.
Halong Bay Vietnam Day Cruise
If the weather is good, it is definitely worth book a short 2 night stay on the Halong Bay Vietnam Day Cruise which is a boat tour of the Ha Long Bay area. This is truly an experience of a lifetime and that will never be forgotten. You will get tour guides who are very friendly and helpful and will tell you everything about this stunning destination. While on the cruise, you can also enjoy delicious meals and fun activities such as kayaking and canoeing.