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Hanoi Weather October: Temperature & Things to Do

May 21, 2021 - 683 views

The beautiful capital of Vietnam, Hanoi, is the first city in Asia - Pacific to be honored by UNESCO to confer the title "City for Peace". This city attracts millions of international visitors each year. Before coming to Hanoi, tourists need to prepare a lot of things and learn about the weather and climate here. Our article will give you Hanoi weather in October so that you can experience the best things at this time.

Do you know what time to travel to Hanoi? October is a good time for you to visit Hanoi thanks to its weather. Let's get to know Hanoi weather in October.

Hanoi weather in October

October is the transition month from summer to autumn. Compared to September, Hanoi weather in October is cooler, more comfortable, and drier. The intense sunlight and heavy rain in Hanoi have gradually disappeared. Alternatively, the breeze is cool with light sunshine and milk flowers smell sweet. 

The average temperature is about 25°C. The temperatures range from 22°C to 28°C and the average humidity is approximately 70%. October is quite a perfect time to do outdoor activities or go camping nearby Hanoi.

When it comes to rain, October proves to be a transitional period between the rainy season and the dry season. The city of Hanoi receives significantly less amount of rainfall during this month than in September, and still fairly bigger than in November. When compared to the previous month, this destination receives around half the amount of precipitation in this period, which typically varies between 100mm - 130mm. Thunderstorms are still a prevailing form of precipitation, but they are much shorter this time of year than in the previous months.

Hanoi weather in October

October is considered one of the best times of the year with average temperature is more favored in this month. The beauty of autumn keeps blooming in October and the cooling wind makes everyone feel more comfortable. October is officially the beginning month of Hanoi autumn – the most beautiful season of this capital city.

You can experience very comfortable weather with wind blowing and light sunlight and the city turns into a yellow scenery spotted with a little red of fallen leaves. Walking along street, you will feel like they are in some romantic and poetic movie. All those characters make October is a perfect time to come to Hanoi.


Things to do in Hanoi October

October is the most beautiful time in Hanoi. It is most suitable for travelers to walk around the streets of Hanoi. Interesting places in Hanoi you should visit: Ba Dinh Square - Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Long Bien Bridge, Ho Guom, Hanoi Old Quarter, Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, Temple of Literature, and West Lake.

You can take some Hanoi tours by 2-story bus (price: $8.43 - $27.95, depending on the type of the bus) or by cyclo ($8.41 per hour). Hanoi has 36 streets, each selling different types of goods. For example, Hang Ma sells paper products and crafts, while Hang Bac sells fine jewelry made of gold and silver. You can buy souvenirs and try many delicious Hanoi street foods when you come to the capital of Vietnam.

Taste Hanoi Street Food

Taste Hanoi Street Food

Visiting places nearby Hanoi is also a really good choice in October. A camping trip to Ba Vi mountain or Ham Lon mountain is a wonderful activity to get out of the busy city and enjoy fresh nature. You can also consider a day trip to Duong Lam ancient village of Bat Trang ceramic village, the tours can help you understand more about North Vietnam life and the famous ceramic art of ancient Vietnamese people.

The landscape of Hanoi is very attractive and peaceful, you need to take some beautiful pictures of Hanoi.


Tips for traveling to Hanoi in October

  • If you are overwhelmed with the milk flower fragrant, check carefully, and stay away from the full of milk flower roads.
  • Try Com - the famous cuisine of Hanoi made from sticky rice marinated in lotus leaves. October is the best time to have some fresh Com.
  • Always have the sunscreen with you and apply it constantly, of course. The sun in October is not too burning, but it’s not good at all for your skin.
  • Despite the fact that October is the time with the most beautiful weather in Hanoi, it’s the time people easily get sick. So don’t forget to drink a lot of water and eat more fruits to keep your health always in good condition.

If you visit Hanoi and Northern Vietnam, you should come here in October. The Hanoi weather in October will satisfy you and bring you unforgettable memories about this city.

You might want to know about Hanoi weather in November.

Vana Pham 

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