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Hue Weather & Temperature

The weather in Hue Vietnam belongs to a tropical monsoon climate and is different from the weather in the North and the South of Vietnam due to the passes (Ngang Pass and Hai Van Pass) that cover the land. 

Instead of having 4 seasons (Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter), Hue weather can be divided into 2 main seasons: the rainy season (from September to February) and the dry season (from March to August). The weather in this region is portrayed by high temperature, hot and humid climate, high light intensity, and much rainfall in a number of months in a year.

Hue weather overview

The Rainy Season: Wet and Cool

  • Month: September - February
  • Temperature: 17°C - 28°C
  • Humidity level: 79-88%
  • Average hours of sunshine per day: 6
  • Rainfall: 300 mm - 560 mm

In this season, Hue experiences a large amount of rainfall and suffers some tropical storms. The rains can last several days, sometimes a week, and cause floods. 

Best things to do:

  • Indoor activities: You can try local dishes, visit beautiful art galleries and museums, listen to Hue royal music, participate in Hue cooking class, etc.

Hue Rainy season

  • Always carry raincoats and umbrellas.
  • Bring the shoe covers to prevent your trip from being ruined by unexpected downpours.
  • Pay close attention to the weather forecast in advance to plan and modify the itinerary as necessary to make it reasonable.
  • To prevent getting wet, it is advised to take a cab or hire a Hue tourist car service.

The Dry Season: Hot and Arid

  • Month: March - August
  • Temperature: 22°C - 38°C
  • Humidity level: 73-81%
  • Average hours of sunshine per day: 12
  • Rainfall: 35 mm - 77 mm

Hue experiences a hot and sunny dry season at this time, the temperatures can reach a high of 38 to 40°C.

Best things to do:

  • Spend time on the beach: You can swim on the famous beaches (Thuan An and Lang Co) or relax at the luxury resorts.
  • Visit notable tourist attractions: Imperial Citadel, Thien Mu Pagoda, Tombs of Emperors, etc.

Hue Dry season

  • Apply sun cream and wear a hat to take care of your body.
  • Bring enough water when going out to avoid heatstroke.

Hue Monthly Temperature & Rainfall Averages

The ideal time to travel to Hue is between January and April, when temperatures comfortably range from 20°C to 24°C. Rain occurs frequently but it usually drizzles lightly during the day. 

However, if you want to avoid the heat and humidity, the time between July and September is also a good option. These are the months when tourists can explore and move around the tourist destinations due to the frigid weather.

Here are our overall statistics to help you predict the Hue weather.