Hanoi Weather July: Temperature & Things to Do
July is one of the hottest months of the year when Hanoi experiences many overheat days and a high level of rainfall. However, it is still a peak tourist season for domestic travel. Let see what the weather in Hanoi in July is and follow domestic tourists to see where to visit.
Hanoi weather in July overview
Hanoi is beautiful anytime during the year, and it always offers different activities to do in Hanoi, even it is hot in the summer. If you travel in the summer, the heat and the rain is not your big concern, July is a good time to visit Hanoi. Hanoi weather in July is very hot with high temperature, It always appeare thunderstorm or big rain. Let's learn the detail below.
Temperature: The weather in July is something similar to June. The temperature fluctuates from 26oC to 36oC. The temperature decreases slowly from the first half to the mid-July.
Sunshine Hours: average 8 hours per day. The number of daylight hours decreases from the beginning to the end of the month. Sunrise is after 5 A.M, and the sunset is after 18:00
Rainfall: Hanoi receives more rain in July than it is in June. The average precipitation of this month is around 210 mm. The number of wet days slightly increases to 19 rainy days this month. Heavy rains can occur anytime during the day and last typically half an hour. Sometimes, the rain can last more than one day.
Wind Speed: The strength of the wind gradually decreases from the beginning of the month toward the end. It blows strongest around 4 pm, with the speed up to 3.1 m/s. The least windy time of the day is about 5 am when the wind speed decreases down to 1.9 m/s.
Humidity: Average relative humidity of this month is 72%, which feels very humid most of the time.
Things to do in Hanoi in July
During summertime, tourists should avoid joining outdoor activities at day time. If you do not want to waste your time, visit buildings with air conditioners like museums, shopping malls… and wait to the night time when the heat is not too intense, to join outdoor activities. Below are recommended things to do in Hanoi in July.
Visit Hoa Lo prison
Hoa Lo prison is always on the top of must-see places in Hanoi. The French colonists in Vietnam used this prison for political prisoners and during the Vietnam War. Tourists can learn more about Vietnam history andy see how hard Vietnamese people try to gain victory. It is highly recommended to have a tour guide with you on the visit to Hoa Lo as the tour guide can help you understand deeply about the historical stories as well as meanings of the objects on display in Hoa Lo prison.
Visit Hoa Lo Museum
Enjoy a peaceful early morning at Hoan Kiem Lake
Hoan Kiem lake is one of the coolest places in the city, which brings both Hanoians and foreign tourists the romantic & peaceful experience, especially early in the morning. Visiting the lake in the early morning offers you a chance to enjoy the fresh and experience a peaceful Hanoi, which is totally different from the hustle and bustle of the day. A lot of people, young and old, are there to do some exercise like Yoga or Tai Chi. The calm wind from the lake, the fresh air makes you calm and relaxing.
Hoan Kiem Lake in cool in morning
Drink cold beer at Ta Hien street
Even you cannot be a big fan of beer but you will be addicted to the atmosphere of Ta Hien street. The street is famous for its cold beer as everyone both local and foreign tourists come here to drink the cheap beer. It is not only place for beer, it is the place to meet brothers, friends…Just take a seat, order a cup of beer, talk with others like a longtime friend by a few words, or even smile or a handshake. The beer will soon reduce thirsty feeling, and the heat.
Drink beer at Ta Hien Street
Tips for travelling to Hanoi in July
The weather is unpredictable, and if lucky enough, you will have perfect weather conditions during your trip. Sometimes, even you well plan for your trip, choose the best month to travel, you still get the sudden rains, intense heat or cold. Seeing the weather forecast few days in advance can help you avoid the disappointment. However, if you meet something you do not really want, do not let it affect your holiday. Just enjoy it!
What to pack?
- Summer clothes: You will need to bring more clothes as there are sudden rain, and you can quickly get wet if travelling outside
- Umbrella & raincoat: You should bring with you a handy umbrella or raincoat in case of sudden rain
- Bottle of water: Always bring a bottle of water with you so that you can stay hydrated and refill to save money.
- Sun scream: Sun scream is an important thing you should never miss in your packing list as the heat in July is mighty.
Take your chance to travel any time you have. If you have vacation in July, do not hesitate to book Hanoi tours. Many things there are waiting for you to be explored. Let's plan your trip now!
You might want to know about Hanoi weather in August.
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