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Vietnam Weather in March: Temperatures & Best Places to Visit

December 23, 2023 - 2010 views

Weather in Vietnam during the first three months of the year is so pleasant for travelling and sightseeing activities. This article will provide you with detailed information about the Vietnam weather in March to help you prepare well for your upcoming trip. Don’t miss out!

Vietnam temperature in March 

March is one of the best months to travel to Vietnam as it is right in the middle of Spring here. The weather during this month is nice and cool throughout the country with the average temperature being around 24°C. The amount of rain is quite low as this time is the dry season in the Central and South regions while the North only has some drizzles which create the high humidity but cannot prevent anyone from going outside and enjoying the Spring weather. 

Weather in North

The weather in Vietnam varies from place to place. In the Northern part, where there are famous tourist destinations like Hanoi, Halong Bay, Sapa, Ha Giang, Mu Cang Chai, Ninh Binh, and Mai Chau, the average temperature is 19°C. Despite the drizzling rains sometimes, there is a lot of sunshine and the sky is blue and clear, allowing tourists to visit any attractions and enjoy outdoor activities. Especially in this kind of weather, mountainous areas have the perfect condition for trekking and soft adventure activities. 

Weather in Central

Central Vietnam includes provinces and cities like Hoi An, Danang, Hue, Nha Trang, Quy Nhon, Dalat, and Central Highlands. The average temperature here in March is around 28°C which is excellent for beach relaxation because of the constant sunshine. The great combination of warm and dry conditions will bring about an ideal journey to discover the Dalat and the Central Highlands as well. 

Weather in South

Southern Vietnam consists of Ho Chi Minh City, Phan Thiet, Mui Ne, Mekong Delta, Long Hai, Ho Tram, Con Dao, and Phu Quoc, the temperature is higher with an average temperature of 29°C. The dry weather creates perfect conditions for water sport activities such as diving on the beaches or islands, swimming, etc.

Vietnam weather in March


Pros and Cons

Pros Cons
  • Nice weather with cool temperatures throughout the country which is suitable for travelling.
  • Drizzles create high humidity in the North region.
  • March is in blossom season which may not be a good time for people with pollen allergy travelling.


Best Places to Travel in Vietnam’s March

North Vietnam - It’s time for spring festivals

March is the festival month of North Vietnam with hundreds of events taking place throughout this time. In Vietnamese belief, spring is the time that marks the beginning of new life; therefore, many festivals are organized to celebrate the new year, show respect to gods and ancestors for the last good year, and wish for a new successful year. If you like the crowded atmosphere and are fond of cultural exploration, you definitely must come to North Vietnam in March when you can find festivals anywhere anytime. 

Read more about Vietnam spring festivals

Vietnam spring festival

Vietnam spring festival


Beaches in Central Vietnam

As mentioned earlier, March is an excellent time to come to coastal areas as these places are turned into beach paradises with warm water and mild weather. In Central cities like Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An, and Nha Trang you can spend all day long sunbathing, swimming, and enjoying other thrilling water sports like snorkelling, diving, etc.


Enjoy beach in central vietnam

Enjoy beach in central vietnam


Central Highlands

There is no doubt that March is the best time to visit Central Highlands as this is the most beautiful area in Vietnam March. Thanks to the nice and ideal weather, Central Highland has the most gorgeous flower gardens and valleys this month with many kinds of colourful flowers blooming at the same time. If you come to highland destinations like Da Lat, Dak Lak, Pleiku, and Gia Lai in March, you will have an amazing opportunity to enjoy the coffee flower season, as well as elephant racing. Additionally, there are many fascinating festivals of ethnic minorities who are living there as well for you to participate in.


Travel tips in Vietnam's March

  • Bring along an umbrella and waterproof shoes to protect you from spring drizzles.
  • Mask and allergy medicine are advised for people who have pollen allergies when they come to Vietnam in March.
  • Book hotels and flights 4-6 months before arrival dates for the best deals as March is in the peak season of Vietnam tourism, services prices are quite high

In conclusion, March is the perfect time to travel to Vietnam due to the comfortable weather with less rain, more sunshine, and cool temperatures. If you are planning to get to Vietnam in March, don't worry about the weather, just go ahead and book a Vietnam tour to join us on the way to explore the beauty in Spring!

You might want to learn about Vietnam weather in April.


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