Hue Weather September: Temperature & Things to Do

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Hue is a wonderful place to visit in Vietnam because of its historical significance and beautiful scenery. To have the most wonderful experiences while visiting the city, it’s better to know Hue weather for a better travel plan. Hue has hot and humid weather all year, but because of its position in Central Vietnam and the strong south-westerly breeze from Laos, it is renowned to be hotter than most cities during the summer months. The Hue weather in September, on the other hand, is not as it is in other parts of the country.

Hue weather in September overview

Since September in Hue is the first month of the rainy season, the temperature is significantly cooler than the temperature in August dropping by 3 to 4 degrees celsius. The average temperature of Hue in September is around 27.5°C (81.5°F). In September, the highest temperature is practically similar to that of August, at 30.4°C (86.7°F) and the lowest temperature is 24.5°C (76.1°F).

The average humidity in September in Hue is 79.0% and rarely falls below 66%, which is 3.3% higher than August and 4.3% lower than October. 

When compared to August, the amount of rain falls four times as much. It rains very often in September with an average of 20.3 rainfall days and 170mm (6.69") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

The average length of the day in September is 12.2 hours with the average sunshine is 8.5 hours. In Hue, September is one of the months with the highest UV index with an average maximum UV index of 7. For the average person, this indicates a significant health risk from UV radiation from the Sun.

Hue weather in September overview


Things to do in Hue in September

Hue in September is a good time to explore the historical and cultural heritage of the city in particular and Vietnam in general. Let's explore the top things to do in Hue in September below.

Enjoy Royal Court music 

From the fourteenth until the mid-twentieth century, Royal Court Music, which means "fine music," referred to a wide range of musical and dance forms performed at the Vietnamese royal court. Royal Court Music was frequently seen at the beginning and end of ceremonies commemorating anniversaries, birthdays, religious holidays, coronations, funerals, and formal banquets. Hue Royal Court Music is an essential part of Vietnamese traditional music heritage and is at the heart of the court process. It also meets the King's, royal family's, and court's entertainment needs for professional, classical, and intellectual music. 

Hue royal court music was recognized by UNESCO as the first intangible world cultural heritage in Vietnam in 2003. This honor recognized Vietnam's significant progress in preserving its culture, as well as its significance to the world's artistic ideals.

Royal court music performance in Hue festival

Enjoy Royal Court music 


Sample the Hue Royal Cuisine 

Hue royal food, with its elegance and refinement, is regarded as the top of Vietnamese gastronomy. It is distinguished by its delicate cooking style, artistic presentation as well as  produces a balance between color and flavor, yin and yang, hot and cold.

For visitors visiting Hue, eating Hue royal delicacies while listening to Hue royal court music is a wonderful experience. The Hue Relic Preservation Center intends to duplicate and promote additional dishes from the royal menu so that tourists can sample the royal cuisine's authentic flavor and elegance.

Let's read Hue royal cuisine: what to expect & where to try

Hue royal meals

Hue royal meals


Cruising along Perfume River

Perfume River is long to be known as the poetic symbol of Hue City. It is about 80 kilometers long and owes its name to the fact that it flows through the aromatic plants before reaching the city, bringing along a pure and fresh aroma. 

A vacation to Hue would be incomplete if it did not include a boat ride down the beautiful Perfume River, or in other words, you would not be able to experience Hue's romance. Hop on a dragon boat along Perfume River, you can also visit some iconic landmarks of the city such as Imperial Citadel, Thien Mu Pagoda, Dong Ba Market, Khai Dinh Tomb, Minh Mang Tomb,...Because the majority of these attractions are located along river banks, they are conveniently accessible by boat.


Tips for traveling in Hue in October

  • Remember to stay hydrated and drink a lot of water while going out for exploration 
  • Check the weather forecast accordingly to have the best preparation for that day

What to pack?

  • Even though September in Hue is getting into the rainy season, the heat and the humidity level is still high, visitors traveling should pack summer clothes such as short sleeves shirts, dresses, skirts, shorts. Bring along some clothes that have good breathability and the ability to keep you cool like cotton or linen,  
  • Don’t underestimate the sun in these tropical countries, if it’s raining, the UV is still a high risk to your skin, so bring sun protection such as sun cream, hat, sunglasses,...
  • Also, don’t forget to bring some essential rain gear, waterproof footwear is highly recommended, waterproof jacket, raincoat, and umbrella are also should be on your packing list. 

The above article has provided useful information about the weather and attractions in Hue in September. Hopefully, the above information will help you have a perfect trip to Hue.

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