The month of October and November are considered the best time to visit Vietnam. November follows the beauty that was once brought by the air of October. These two months experience the best weather in north and South Vietnam. The North has cooled down and leaves have dried which makes November the best month of the year for people of the North. The average temperature in the north ranges between 20°C-25°C while in the south it remains around 27°C. The weather in further South and North are at their best. North is welcoming for adventure sports while the south is providing your comfort in daylight glory on exquisite beaches.

Average Temperature of Vietnam in November

Average Temperature of Vietnam in November

What make November a great time to explore North Vietnam are the cool dry weather in the capital Hanoi with avg. temperature 21°C and the avg. rainfall around 50 mm. Hoan Kiem means “returned sword” is the historical center of Hanoi. The lake water is unlike any other waters of other lakes. It is greenish turning light and dark with rising and falling of sunlight. The lake is a habitat of tortoise which makes this place a nurturer of them. The mornings for people here start early with walks and jogs and the evenings are filled with crazy stunts around the lake while the nights are booked for lovers to embrace and synchronize with beauties of nature.

Ha long bay is another pleasant site in North Vietnam with lowest temperature falling to 18°C and an average rainfall of 33mm such that the weather becomes comfortable but sometimes chilly. Go for a boat tour around the bay and hire guides for visits through many caves and tour the beauty of the place of paradise. North Vietnam has the power to captivate you with its massive irregular lined moutainscapes, fresh air and colorfully dressed local tribes. Sa pa is the definition of uniqueness in north with avg. temperature of below 15°C during this month which gives rise to frequent fog or mist formation in the extreme hours of temperatures. One can enjoy the giant staircase of rice terraces in a nice weather or spend time trekking the local places of Sa pa and pass through the streets of Red Dao and Tay people and learn about their lifestyle and culture.

Halong Bay Weather

Halong Bay Weather

The south has marked its landscape with breath warming beaches and all the good that comes along with it. The November here is welcoming itself for the summer with drop in humidity and clear skies all day long. The beaches of Phu Quoc and Phan Tiet and also Saigon & Mekong Delta are other blissful sights. Saigon during this time has average temperature of 27°C while rainfall is around 122mm. Saigon is generally known as Ho Chi Minh City which is famous for its role played in Vietnam war. Thus this makes this city a colonial empire with places to visit like Jade Emperor Pagoda, War Remnants museum, walks through the street of city meeting local people and knowing about their normal life, eating at Nha Hang while shopping at Ben Thanh Market and many other places to explore. The islands of Phu Quoc are most crowded starting from November or end of October. The sunny skies spread across the horizon with avg. temperature around 26°C and avg. rainfall is a mere 40 mm. This time of month prefer going for scuba diving in the waters of Phu Quoc and water surfing due to the high tides.

Phan Thiet Weather

Phan Thiet Weather

At this time around year the central part of Vietnam is at its peak of downpour and heavy storms. Half of the central cities annual rainfall occurs in October and November. The average temperature in some parts ranges between 23°C-25°C thus it is advisable to avoid this place at this time. The north is relaxing in the cool weather commencing from this month and in the end days of month Vietnam celebrates Thanksgiving with welcoming arms to travellers. The south is mostly clear skies with temperature around 25°C round the whole month making you want to sun bath on the beach and travel the streets of Ho Chi Minh city at the night.

Written By Disha Grover

Vietnam Weather of top cities in November

City Name Temperature (° C) Humidity (%) Wind Speed (mph) Precip (inch)
Max Avg Min Max Avg Min Max Avg Min
Hanoi 32 23 16 100 80 49 24 12 3 0.00
Ho Chi Minh City 36 29 23 100 73 34 21 12 3 0.00
Da lat 33 28 23 100 76 36 109 19 4 0.00
Da Nang 31 26 22 100 81 52 16 11 2 0.14
Hue 32 25 20 100 87 49 17 12 2 0.14
Ha Long Bay 32 23 16 100 80 49 24 12 3 0.00
Nha Trang 31 27 22 100 74 49 20 13 2 0.09
Phu Quoc 32 28 23 99 74 44 100 18 3 0.25
Can Tho 33 28 24 100 73 17 17 11 2 0.00
Ninh Binh 32 23 16 100 80 49 24 12 3 0.00

Vietnam Weather by Month