Vietnam Weather in April

April is spring in northern Vietnam, the best time of the year in the North; dry and hottest time of the year in the Central Coastal Region and South of Vietnam.Hot weather in Nghe An in April

1/North of Vietnam in April, the winter monsoon (northeasterly monsoon) is very weak and does not have much effect in the region. In the mean time, the easterly wind and southeasterly wind start getting stronger and are often the dominant winds affecting the region.

In most of northern Vietnam, the temperatures are stable ranging from 23-33oC and there is not much rain either in April. The temperatures and humidity are stable during this time and it is not damp indoors as found in March; the air is very pleasant. April is the best time of the year in North Vietnam.

- The Northeast of Vietnam always has the lowest temperature level compared to all regions in the country: it is the first region affected by either the winter wind or the summer winds (easterly and southeasterly winds). Given the air masses are quite stable and there is not much rain during this time. The temperatures are from 20-28oC.

- The Northwest of Vietnam can be divided into 2 sub-regions:
+ Hoa Binh, Yen Bai and Lao Cai are less affected by the foehn wind which is dry and warm and these provinces tend to have more pleasant temperatures which are from 20-30oC. Sapa still has cool temperatures and less damp air, 11-19oC. Mu Cang Chai enjoys lovely weather most of the time, 14-28oC.Misty weather in Phu Tho in April

+ Son La, Dien Bien and Lai Chau are strongly affected by the foehn wind in April and this is the warmest time of the year in these provinces. The temperatures are from 20-35oC. Still, it is warm and sunny at mid day only and the temperatures are quite pleasant in the morning and afternoon, and cool in the evening which is thanks to high altitude. The wind is dry and there is very little rain, if any, during this month here.

- The lowlands (Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hai Phong, Thai Binh, Ninh Binh) enjoy breezy sunny days for most of April. The temperatures are from 20-33oC.

2/North of the Central Region (Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ha Tinh) is influenced by the foehn wind in April, and the temperatures are building up, but still pleasant, 23-35oC. It does not rain often in the region in April.

3/The coastal areas in the Central Region of Vietnam (Central Coast of Vietnam including: Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Hue, Da Nang, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Phu Yen, Binh Dinh, Khanh Hoa, Ninh Thuan, Binh Thuan) is deep in the dry season but the temperatures mostly are pleasant, mostly from 23-34oC.

Nghia Lo Yen Bai weather in April
Quang Binh may have a few days influenced by the westerly wind which makes the temperatures in the province reaching 35-37oC.

4/The Central Highlands of Vietnam (Kon Tum, Gia Lai, Dak Lak, Lam Dong) are in the dry season, 20-35oC. Da Lat is mostly sunny, 15-25oC. The Central Highlands may have warm temperatures at mid day but mostly it is chilly in the morning, afternoon and evening. It is normal that the Central Highlands are in serious lack of water for agriculture in April, there may be some short-lived rains but the rainfalls are normally little.

5/The South of Vietnam (Vung Tau, Saigon, Mekong Delta) normally has very dry and hot weather in April, the hottest of the year. The provinces including Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) and those to the west of the city like Dong Nai, a part of Binh Phuoc, Binh Duong, Tay Ninh normally have daily temperatures of 35-37oC at mid day with very intense sun.

The region along the coast (Vung Tau) and in the Mekong Delta have more pleasant temperatures, 25-35oC. Con Dao Islands Phu Quoc Island are often sunny, 25-34oC.

  • 31-March-2019 A cool air mass is moving southwards and is expected to have influence in the Northeast of Vietnam from this afternoon. The cool air mass is to have influence in the other provinces in the North and North of the Central Region of Vietnam from this evening and tomorrow morning. Rains are expected in the affected regions.

  • April is spring in North Vietnam with mostly mild sunshine and pleasant temperatures; hot and dry season in the Central Region and South of Vietnam. The western side of Vietnam from the North to the South is normally affected by the foehn effect which makes the air dry and hot.

  • 10-April-2019 The heat spell continues in the Northwest of Vietnam, the western side of the Central Region of Vietnam and South Vietnam. Highest temperatures recorded are 38.2oC at Yen Chau (Son La), 40.7oC at Tuong Duong Nghe An, 38.3oC at Quy Hop (Nghe An).

  • 11-April-2019 The heat spell continues in the Northwest of Vietnam, the western side of the Central Region of Vietnam and South Vietnam. The highest temperatures are expected in the western side of the Central Region of Vietnam, 37-39oC. Rains and thunderstorms are expected tonight in the North and North of the Central Region of Vietnam.

  • 12-April-2019 Thanks to recent torrential rains, the heat spell has been stopped in the Northwest of Vietnam, the Central Highlands and part of South Vietnam. The regions around Quang Binh and Tay Ninh are stilling affected by high temperatures. Pleasant temperatures are found in most of Vietnam. The heat is expected to renew tomorrow.

  • 13-April-2019 Rains in various regions in northern Vietnam, windy and cloudy in Vietnam, hot day in Quang Binh and South Vietnam, lovely day in most of the Central Region and Central Highlands of Vietnam.

  • 14-April-2019 Today is the Death Anniversary of the Vietnamese Forefathers - Hung Kings, a public holiday in Vietnam. Rains in various regions in northern Vietnam with pleasant temperatures; lovely mild sunshine in most of the Central Regions of Vietnam; rainy in Quang Binh and all over the Central Highlands; a very hot day in South Vietnam with patchy rains.

  • 15-April-2019 Today is  a public holiday in Vietnam, observed holiday the Death Anniversary of the Vietnamese Forefathers - Hung Kings. Rains are found in most of northern Vietnam and North of the Central Region; lovely temperatures in most of the country; hot in all of South Vietnam's inland.

  • 16-April-2019 People get back to work after long public holidays in Vietnam. It remains mostly rainy and cloudy in northern Vietnam and hot in the South of Vietnam. The Central Regions of Vietnam and the Central Highlands enjoy a sunny day and pleasant temperatures.

  • 17-April-2019 a day of clouds and mild sunshine in northern Vietnam and Central Coast of Vietnam, rains in most of the Central Highlands and South of Vietnam. The western side of Vietnam from the Northwest to the Central Region and South of Vietnam are receiving a new heat strike from tomorrow with temperatures surpassing 38oC and realfeel above 40oC.

  • 18-April-2019 The hot and low-pressure air masses which started causing the temperatures in the Northwest of Vietnam to record high yesterday are having their effects in the Northwest and the North of the Central Region of Vietnam today. The temperatures are to get more than 36oC in the affected regions. The heat strike is to continue making the temperatures in most of Vietnam above 36oC in the next few days. The expected hottest regions are North of Vietnam, the Central Coast north of the Hai Van Pass and South of Vietnam.

  • 19-April-2019 The hot temperatures caused by the foehn effect are found in all of North Vietnam, the Central Region from Thanh Hoa to Da Nang and Hoi An. The temperatures from 11:00 A.M to 16:00 surpass 36-37oC. The high temperatures make the humidity lower and there are dangers of forest fires.

  • 20-April-2019 The heat strike continues and temperatures remain record-high in the North and in the Central Region north of the Hai Van Pass (from Thanh Hoa to Hue). The highest temperatures are found in the Northwest Vietnam and North of the Central Region. In the south of Vietnam, the temperatures get slightly better but remain at high levels (above 35-36oC). The provinces in the Central Region south of the Hai Van Pass (from Da Nang to Binh Thuan) have a sunny day with temperatures below 35oC. The Central Highlands have a sunny day with pleasant temperatures (below 34oC).

  • 21-April-2019 The temperatures have got lower in most of the lowlands in northern Vietnam. Nice weather is found in the Northeast, much of the Red River Delta, south of the Central Region (from Quang Ngai to Binh Thuan) and the Central Highlands of Vietnam. Very hot weather is found in the Northwest of Vietnam, the north of the Central Region (north of Hai Van Pass) and all of South Vietnam. Hanoi is breezy and cloudy, but humid still and the realfeel is wam but much better than yesterday.

  • 22-April-2019 the foehn effect is weakening and the temperatures are slightly lower than yesterday in most of Vietnam. Still the temperatures remain at high levels (36-38oC) in the Northwest, North of the Central Region (from Thanh Hoa to Hue) and all over the South of Vietnam (Saigon, the vincinity and the Mekong Delta).  Temperatures are high from 1000 A.M through 16:00 and it is recommended to stay indoors during these hours.

  • 23-April-2019 The temperatures get much better today in most regions of the country while it is still hot in the Northwest and in the South of Vietnam. Hanoi has a sunny, breezy and pleasant day while Ho Chi Minh City is too hot.

  • 24-April-2019 A hot day with temperatures above 36oC in the Northwest of Vietnam (Son La, Lai Chau, Dien Bien, Lao Cai), in the Central Region of Vietnam which is north of the Hai Van Pass (Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien Hue), the Central Highlands (Kon Tum, Gia Lai, Dak Lak) and all over South Vietnam (Saigon, the vincinity and the Mekong Delta), except Vung Tau.

  • 25-April-2019 The temperatures get slightly better, but a hot day still in the Northwest of Vietnam (Son La, Dien Bien, Lai Chau, Lao Cai), in the north of the Central Region of Vietnam (Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Hue), the Central Highlands of Vietnam (Kon Tum, Dak Lak, Gia Lai) and all of inland South Vietnam (Saigon and the vincinity and the Mekong Delta). Hanoi is cloudy and breezy but quite humid.

  • 26-April-2019 The temperatures get much better in part of the Northwest of Vietnam (Hoa Binh, Yen Bai, Lao Cai), the lowlands in northern Vietnam (Halong Bay, Hai Phong, Hanoi, Ninh Binh), north of the Central Region (Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ha Tinh) and the south of the Central Region of Vietnam (from Da Nang, Hoi Ann to Ninh Thuan, Binh Thuan). It is still very hot in the extreme Northwest (Son La, Dien Bien and Lai Chau), part of the North of the Central Region (Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Hue), the Central Highlands and all over the South of Vietnam. It has been hot in the South of Vietnam for several days already and this is not normal. The Northeast of Vietnam enjoys a cloudy day with pleasant temperatures.

  • 27-April-2019 Today is weekend and also the beginning of long public holidays in Vietnam. It is the celebration of Reunification (30-April) and International Labor Day (1-May). The heat wave has been gone and most of the country has a nice day with lovely temperatures. The only regions still has high temperatures are: the provinces to the Northwest of Ho Chi Minh City (Binh Phuoc, Binh Duong, Dong Nai, Tay Ninh). Patchy rains are found in several regions: Northeast, Northwest, Quang Binh, Mekong Delta. Hanoi enjoys another lovely sunny day with breezes and pleasant temperatures.