Da Lat Weather in August: Temperatures & Best Things to Do
The land of Da Lat plateau is always a great choice for travel enthusiasts thanks to its peaceful and poetic beauty. A trip to Dalat the golden travel time of the year will bring you great memories. Keep reading this article: Dalat Weather in August, and you will be able to find useful information.
Dalat weather in August overview
Dalat weather is one of many things that makes people love this city. Da Lat in August is still cold in the early morning, warm in the afternoon, and a little chilly in the evening. There are even sudden rains. However, Da Lat in the rainy season has a very strange attraction, giving the city beauty of its own. Many tourists still come in August. Try once, you will definitely love the rainy season here.
Temperature: The average minimum temperature in August is 16.0°C (60.8°F). You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 22.5°C (72.5°F).
Rainfall: August falls in the rainy season with an average precipitation of 214mm (8.4in).
Sunshine: The sun will occasionally show itself with 137 hours of sunshine during the whole month.
You will have to look at a short summary of the weather in August below:
|Max Temperature||22°C||Rainy Days||22 days|
|Chance of Rain||73%||Sunshine Hours||137|
Pros: The weather condition in August is comfortable. It is not as cold as it is in months of winter. Flowers blossoms this month of the year, so it is great to travel this time.
Cons: The school does not open in August, so local people will travel a lot in August. Some tourist attractions can be crowded and service fees can be increased this month. Other people do not like too much rain in August.
Things to do in Dalat in August
Admire the waterfall in the wet season
Besides the flower gardens, mountains, and hills, waterfalls in Da Lat are also attractive destinations for tourists. The rainy season is the ideal time to visit waterfalls as the rain brings more water to the waterfalls, and you will have the chance to fully admire the majestic beauty of the waterfalls here. Pongour waterfall is the most popular one. Although located quite far from the centre, tourists like to come here to see the wild beauty of one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Da Lat in particular and the Central Highlands in general. Besides Pongour waterfall, Datanla Waterfall is also a very famous Dalat tourist destination. Be careful when moving on rocks at the waterfall because they are quite slippery.
Waterfall in Da Lat
Visit romantic Valley of Love
Valley of Love appears in the itinerary of many day tours in Dalat. It is a must-see place for many tourists, especially honeymoon couples. This place is close to the city centre, includes many flower gardens, miniatures, and a romantic lake. Inside the valley are the small corners of tables and chairs that allow visitors to rest their feet, or hind from the sudden rains.
Relax in idyllic cafes
If the sudden rain hinders your sightseeing plan, you can just spend time relaxing at some coffee shops. The feeling of sitting next to a cup of fragrant coffee in the cold weather and pouring rain is even more wonderful. There are many beautiful coffee shops that you can choose from. Shops in the suburbs allow you to enjoy the beautiful mountains while small shops on the corner of the central street are also great.
Wander at the night market
In the evening you should definitely spend time walking around Da Lat night market. The bustling market has become a symbol of Da Lat. In August, the Dalat market is not too crowded, so visiting will be more comfortable. The colder August evenings, the more romantic the moments of wandering on the street. Besides feeling the bustle, visitors can also buy many items such as gloves, socks, scarves... at super cheap prices. You don't need to worry too much about the rain while visiting the night market. There are many nice cafes as well as roadside shops that you can visit to shelter from the rain.
Shopping at Da Lat night market
Enjoy delicious Dalat dishes
Dalat cuisine is also one of the attractions of this city. Delicious dishes in Da Lat such as Ba Toa beef hot pot, chicken é leaf hot pot, grilled rice paper... always make people eat once and remember the taste forever. According to many people's travel experience in August, coming to Da Lat around this time seems to be more delicious and richer. Probably the cold air accompanied by rain and wind makes the flavours of the plateau easy to enter into people's hearts.
Tips for travelling Dalat in August
August is the rainy season in Dalat, it is also the peak season, so booking tours to Dalat in advance is highly recommended. You can book flight tickets to Da Lat, accommodation 2 months in advance to get a good price.
Besides visiting Dalat, you can combine to visit other cities which are close to Dalat like Ho Chi Minh City, Mui Ne, or Nha Trang. The best way in order not to miss any beautiful places in these cities is to book a package tour where everything will be taken care of for you. BestPrice Travel will be able to help you with any Dalat tours as well as within Vietnam tours, so do not hesitate to contact us for more detail.
What to pack?
- To avoid being wet, you should prepare umbrellas, hats, or raincoats...
- In the evening, you should wear warm clothes, a scarf, or a hat to keep warm.
- Do not forget to bring a hairdryer to easily dry hair, clothes that get wet in the rain.
- It is recommended to have a wet-proof bag to store your phone, camera, charger, earphones, ATM card, and other documents.
Dalat is one of the most beautiful cities in Vietnam. Take your chance to visit it at least once if you have time. No matter what kind of weather, what month you visit, you will be unforgettable moments in this city.
You might want to learn about Da Lat weather in September.
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