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Ho Chi Minh Weather February: Temperature & Best Things to Do

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If you are planning to visit Ho Chi Minh city for your next vacation, and do like the wet weather, February would be a great month for your trip. It is the driest month of the year in Saigon, you will not have to worry about the sudden rain or bring an umbrella or raincoats. Visit Saigon in February, you can fully enjoy the beauty of this 300-year-old city. Follow our article Ho Chi Minh Weather February to learn all needed information.

Ho Chi Minh weather in February

The weather in Ho Chi Minh City in February is warm and dry, making it a great time to visit Ho Chi Minh city.

Temperature: The weather in Ho Chi Minh in February is hot. The average temperatures are between 23°C and 34°C.

Rainy days: You can expect about 3 to 8 days of rain in Ho Chi Minh during the month of February.

Humidity: Humidity is at its lowest levels for the year, it is around 70%

Min Temperature         23.3°C Precipitation     9.9mm
Max Temperature        34.0°C Rainy Days     5 days
Humidity             60.9% Sunshine Hours       10 hours/ day


Ho Chi Minh weather in February

Pros and cons:

Pros: February has great weather conditions in comparison with other months of the year

Cons: Many people avoid travelling in February as it can be Lunar New Year. The price for the tour, flight tickets, and other kinds of transfers can be increased by 30% - 50%.


Things to do and events in Ho Chi Minh in February

Tourists visiting Ho Chi Minh City in February have a great chance to immerse themselves in the festive atmosphere of Tet, the traditional New Year holiday of Vietnamese people. This is the time when main streets are decorated with colourful flowers, lights, and many activities are held.  So visiting n February, do not miss the interesting places below to enjoy the festive atmosphere.

Visit Nguyen Hue Walking Street

Nguyen Hue pedestrian street is the most popular travel destination for both locals and tourists in February. Every evening on new year's occasion, this place often organizes many fun activities to attract tourists such as performing arts, live music, lion dance; the art of displaying flowers or pruning vegetables and fruits. There are also many food stalls to serve people participating in the event…


Visit Notre Dame Cathedral

Located in the center of Ho Chi Minh City, Notre Dame Cathedral is massive ancient French architecture, and it has become one of the symbols of Saigon, a popular destination for young people in Saigon as well as foreign tourists. The architecture of the church is a perfect combination between Roman architectural style and Gothic architectural style. The cathedra is not crowded in February, so you can freely explore this place.

Notre Dame Cathedral at night

Notre Dame Cathedral at night


Shop at Ben Thanh market

Ben Thanh Market in Ho Chi Minh is a great place for shopping. There, you can find many items at a reasonable price from local handicrafts to branded goods, Vietnamese art, and other souvenirs. Make sure you ask for a discount when buying things here as sellers often ask for a high price first. Besides, you can easily find the eating stalls, especially when the night falls. Wok-fried noodles, barbecued fish, and meats here are delicious, so do not miss them.


Visit Cu Chi tunnel

Cu Chi Tunnels is an underground system in Cu Chi district, 70 km northwest of Saigon with a length of about 250 km. This system was dug by the Viet Minh and the National Front for the Liberation of Vietnam during the Indochina War and the Vietnam War. The tunnel system includes a clinic, bedrooms, a kitchen, a storage room, an office. Cu Chi area is a large historical relic, a place where you can learn a lot about Vietnam's history.

Visit Cu Chi Tunnel

Visit Cu Chi Tunnel


Tips for travelling to Ho Chi Minh City in February

What to wear and pack

February is the driest month in Ho Chi Minh City, so you are advised to use moisturizing cream, drink more water, and bring along a water bottle whenever you go out

Travelling to Saigon in February, do not need to bring thick clothing, just bring airy and comfortable clothes. You’ll also need hats, face masks for going out under the heat, as well as walking shoes

Tips for the best experience

The first half of this month is usually the time for the Tet holiday and it is a good time for foreign tourists who want to join the most important festival of Vietnamese, get an insight into Vietnam’s culture. It would be great if you can visit a local family and enjoy the Tet feast with them.  However, Tet is the longest vacation in Vietnam when many stores are closed and many local people travel home. If you plan to visit Vietnam in February, you should check if it falls in the Lunar New year. You still want to travel on this occasion, book a Ho Chi Minh packaged tour so everything will be taken care of for you.

Hope that you have a great time travelling to Ho Chi Minh in February. If there is anything more you need to know about this city, send us an email, we will be more than happy to answer all your questions.

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Jenny Tran

Source: Internet

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