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Best time to visit Mai Chau, Vietnam

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The best time to visit Mai Chau is January-February

While Mai Chau is a popular destination to visit all year round, January-February is the ideal time to go due to a number of factors such as the climate, cost of travel and accommodation, as well as avoiding peak holiday periods.

The warmest month of the year in Mai Chau is June, where the average temperature gets to around 35℃ (95℉), but temperatures can reach as high as 38℃ (100℉) on the hottest days in summer. In the winter, temperatures can get down to 10℃ (50℉) around January.

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Mai Chau when the days are longest, you should visit in June. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Mai Chau in August – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Keep reading to find out more detailed information about the seasons and climate in Mai Chau, as well as our favourite tools to help you find the best options for transport, accommodation, and much more.

Warmest month

June

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

June

Mai Chau seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Mai Chau as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Mai Chau 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 Mai Chau

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 Mai Chau 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.

Mai Chau 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 Mai Chau 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

Mai Chau in January

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 17mm (1") over 11 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Mai Chau in February

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 8 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mai Chau 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.


Mai Chau in March

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 18mm (1") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mai Chau 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.


Mai Chau in April

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 32mm (1") over 15 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Mai Chau in May

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 74mm (3") over 19 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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


Mai Chau in June

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 66mm (3") over 20 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mai Chau in June, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Mai Chau in July

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 93mm (4") over 23 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

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


Mai Chau in August

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 118mm (5") over 21 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

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


Mai Chau in September

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 73mm (3") over 19 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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

Mai Chau in October

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 46mm (2") over 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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


Mai Chau in November

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 11 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mai Chau 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.


Mai Chau in December

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 15mm (1") over 9 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Mai Chau is usually June, where temperatures tend to rise to around 35℃ (95℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Mai Chau 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 Mai Chau 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 Mai Chau, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in June are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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