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Best time to visit Vang Vieng, Laos

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The best time to visit Vang Vieng is February-April

Based on a number of criteria such as the weather conditions, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, February-April is the best time to go to Vang Vieng.

In summer, the temperature in Vang Vieng can rise as high as 40℃ (104℉). In the colder months such as December, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 12℃ (53℉).

The sun stays up the longest in Vang Vieng in April, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Vang Vieng in August. Head over there in February instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Keep reading to learn more about the best times to go to Vang Vieng, including detailed weather information and tools to help you find and book great deals on your travel.

Warmest month

April

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

April

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Vang Vieng seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Vang Vieng as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Vang Vieng is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Vang Vieng

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Vang Vieng for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Vang Vieng climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Vang Vieng for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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DEC

Vang Vieng in January

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 6 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Vang Vieng in January, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.


Vang Vieng in February

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 61%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 4 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Vang Vieng in February, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Vang Vieng in March

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 53%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 31mm (1") over 11 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Vang Vieng in March, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Vang Vieng in April

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (92℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 60%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 70mm (3") over 20 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Vang Vieng in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Vang Vieng in May

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 132mm (5") over 28 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Vang Vieng in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Vang Vieng in June

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 155mm (6") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Vang Vieng in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Vang Vieng in July

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 89%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 201mm (8") over 30 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Vang Vieng in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Vang Vieng in August

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 88%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 244mm (10") over 30 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
30 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Vang Vieng in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Vang Vieng in September

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 144mm (6") over 28 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Vang Vieng in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Vang Vieng in October

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 71mm (3") over 22 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Vang Vieng in October, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Vang Vieng in November

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 30mm (1") over 13 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Vang Vieng in November, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Vang Vieng in December

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 6 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Vang Vieng in December, make sure you pack a coat or jumper for the evenings, and t-shirts and light gear for the daytime.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Vang Vieng is usually April, where temperatures tend to rise to around 34℃ (92℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Vang Vieng is generally around February. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in February first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Vang Vieng is generally around August, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of August too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Vang Vieng, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in April are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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