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Best time to visit Hoi An, Vietnam

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The best time to visit Hoi An is December-February

Hoi An is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, December-February is definitely the time you should visit. This is based on a number of factors such as the weather, cost of flights and accommodation, peak travel periods and more.

In summer, temperatures can reach as high as 34℃ (92℉) in the middle of the day. In the winter, temperatures can get down to 17℃ (62℉) around January.

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Hoi An, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around May. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Hoi An in November – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Learn more about when to travel to Hoi An, the monthly weather breakdown, FAQs and much more below. Once you’ve decided when you want to go, use our handy tools to find the best prices to suit your budget on flights, transport/transfers, places to stay, and loads more!

Warmest month

June

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

May

Hoi An seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Hoi An

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 Hoi An 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.

Hoi An 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 Hoi An 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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Hoi An in January

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 89%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 118mm (5") over 26 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hoi An in January, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Hoi An in February

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 49mm (2") over 16 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hoi An 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.


Hoi An in March

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 86%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 58mm (2") over 18 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hoi An in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Hoi An in April

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 81mm (3") over 21 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hoi An in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Hoi An in May

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 84mm (3") over 22 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hoi An in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Hoi An in June

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 67mm (3") over 21 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hoi An in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Hoi An in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 92mm (4") over 24 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hoi An in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Hoi An in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 122mm (5") over 24 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hoi An in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Hoi An in September

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 183mm (7") over 23 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hoi An in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Hoi An in October

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 235mm (9") over 23 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hoi An in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Hoi An in November

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 88%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 275mm (11") over 24 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hoi An in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Hoi An in December

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 88%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 204mm (8") over 25 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hoi An in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Hoi An is usually June, where temperatures tend to rise to around 32℃ (89℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Hoi An 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 Hoi An is generally around November, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of November too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Hoi An, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in May are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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