Da Nang Weather in January: Temperature & Things to Do

May 31, 2021 - 1332 views

Coming to visit Danang, you will be impresses by friendly people, fewer traffic streets, beautiful beaches, sacred sanctuaries, historic sites, delighted cuisine, and many more. If you plan a trip in January, you enjoy the festive atmosphere of the city with a lot of activities to welcome the New Year. The below article with useful information about Da Nang Weather in January will be helpful for your trip, so do not miss it.

Danang is the third-largest city in Vietnam, however, the pace of this city is more laid back than Vietnam’s other large cities. Located about halfway between the major cities of Hanoi in the north and Ho Chi Minh City in the south, which is worth few days stopping by when you traveling throughout the country.

Da Nang weather in January overview

The weather in Da Nang during January can be summarized as warm, humid, and a little wet. January, which is at the end of the rainy season and the beginning of the dry season, is considered one of the most favorable months in Danang. Traveling to Danang this month, your journey will not be interrupted by sudden rains.

Temperature: The average temperature in this month is about 19°C. It is cool, especially at night, so visitors are more comfortable visiting.

Humidity: The average relative humidity of 88.6%, making it the most humid month.

Rainfall: The rain falls for 9 days. Throughout the month, 100mm of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature: The average sea temperature is 23.3°C, making it the month with the coldest seawater.

Daylight: The average length of the day in Da Nang is 11.3 hours

Sunshine: the average sunshine is 6 hours

Da Nang weather in january


  • You will be able to watch super beautiful fireworks, immerse yourself in the bustling atmosphere when local people go shopping for Tet.
  • You can enjoy cheap flight tickets, low hotel rate if you don't go on the same occasion as Tet
  • The tourist areas are decorated with flowers to welcome Tet, so the scenery is also more beautiful


  • Traveling in January, there is a possibility of rain, and it can become cold someday, therefore you may not be able to swim in the sea.
  • There will be a surcharge for hotel accommodation for 4, or 5 stars’ hotels if you travel during Lunar New Year.


Things to do in Da Nang in January

There are many interesting things to do in Da Nang in January, let's discover below.

Feel the Lunar New Year atmosphere

Lunar New Year often falls somewhere at the end of January or early February, city becomes busier and more lively on this occasion. Being here this time, you can see the streets are decorated with brilliant peach blossoms, and when the night comes, the city beautifully lights up. Many famous attractions such as Dragon Bridge, Love Bridge, Asia Part Park... are splendidly decorated. If you want to feel a modern and vibrant Tet atmosphere, Da Nang is very these places are worth visiting.


Enjoy local delicacies

In the cool air in the first days of the year, enjoying Da Nang cuisine will be more wonderful. Many delicious dishes here have made a strong impression on visitors. One of them is Quang noodles. This specialty of Da Nang is famous around the country. There are also many other famous dishes such as rice paper rolls with pork, banh beo, banh xeo, and delicious seafood dishes...


Visit Linh Ung Pagoda

There are three different pagodas named Linh Ung. This is one of the most famous temples in Danang. The cold weather in January makes the trip to the pagoda comfortable. The most impressive thing at Linh Ung Bai But pagoda is the giant statue of Quan Am Buddha. The tall statue with delicate carvings exudes a gentle look. Coming to Linh Ung Pagoda, visitors can see beautiful Danang sea visitors, be immersed in a pure space. Besides that, visitors can also wish for much good luck in the new year.

Linh ung temple

Linh ung temple


Tips for traveling Da Nang in January

In January, Da Nang begins to enter the dry season, the weather is not as harsh and erratic as from September to December, but sometimes there can be rain and cold spells. Therefore, be prepared to get uses to that kind of weather.

Some people would love to travel during the Lunar New year but bear in mind that the service fee, hotel accommodation can be increased. Sometimes it is hard to find a restaurant open on the first days of New Year. Transfer in the city is limited as well.

The weather is cool, so it is easy to prepare luggage. You can bring bikinis for swimming, sun protection items such as a scarf, sunglasses, sunscreen... At night it is a bit chilly, so a thin jacket is also necessary.

In general, January is a great time to visit this coastal city. You are recommended to book the tour at least 2 months in advance to get the promotions. Visit the Bestprice Travel website for the best tours in Danang, or contact our travel consultant for free advice.

You might want to know about Da nang weather in February.



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