Vietnam Weather in May

May is the beginning of summer in North Vietnam, hot and dry season in the Central Region of Vietnam and beginning of the rainy season in the Central Highlands and South of Vietnam.Co To Island weather in May

1/North of Vietnam there may be occasional rains with thunderstorms but the rains are short-lived and it is mostly sunny every day. The Northeast gets more rains than the Northwest and the lowlands. The temperatures are getting higher 29-35oC and some days it may get beyond 35-36oC.

- The Northeast of Vietnam (Lang Son, Cao Bang, Bac Kan, Ha Giang, Thai Nguyen) has the lowest temperatures of different sub-regions in the North, 25-35oC.

- The Northwest of Vietnam has 2 sub-regions:
+ Hoa Binh, Yen Bai and Lao Cai has lower temperature levels: 28-35oC

+ Son La, Dien Bien and Lai Chau are strongly affected by the foehn effect and has higher temperatures than the rest of North Vietnam, 28-36oC.

- The lowlands (Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hai Phong, Thai Binh, Ninh Binh, Nam Dinh) has sunny weather most of the time, but there are short-lived rains with thunderstorm every now and then. The temperatures are 28-35oC.

2/North of the Central Region (Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ha Tinh) is sunny and dry mostly. This region is strong under the influence of the foehn effect and the temperatures are high, 30-36oC.

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 and hot season.

- Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Hue: sunny and hot mostly, 30-36oC.

- Da Nang, Hoi An: sunny, 29-35oC;

- Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh (Quy Nhon Beach), Phu Yen (Tuy Hoa Beach): sunny, 27-35oC.

- Khanh Hoa (Nha Trang), Ninh Thuan (Ninh Chu Beach), Binh Thuan (Phan Thiet Beach, Mui Ne Beach): sunny, 27-35oC.

4/The Central Highlands (Kon Tum, Gia Lai, Dak Lak, Lam Dong) are beginning of the rainy season, 20-35oC. The rains are short-lived and normally in the afternoon and it is normally sunny in day time.

5/The South of Vietnam (Vung Tau, Saigon, Mekong Delta) is beginning of the rainy season. The temperatures are 28-35oC. The rains are often in the afternoon daily and last for 30 – 60 minutes each.
The vicinity Saigon to the Northwest (Dong Nai, Binh Duong, Binh Phuoc): beginning of the rainy season, but often with higher temperatures than the rest of South Vietnam, 29-37oC.

  • May is start of the summer in North Vietnam with mostly sunny and warm days with short-lived occasional rains, the summer in the Central Coast of Vietnam with short-lived occasional rains, the rainy season in the Central Highlands and South of Vietnam meaning short-lived daily rains.

  • 1-May-2019 It is the International Larbor Day today, public holidays in Vietnam. The whole of Vietnam enjoys most cloudy and/or rainy a day with lovely temperatures (below 34oC) mostly. The rains at this time of the year are quite short-lived and the weather conditions are definitely great for a great holiday. For those in the Central Highlands and South of Vietnam, welcome to the rainy season! Yes, the weather pattern has definitely taken a change to be that typical of the rainy season with mild sunshine, clouds and daily short-lived rains. It is fair enough as the region suffered a heat strike for several days with high temperatures, strong sun and high UV (12). All has given way to perfect weather now. Happy Holidays!

  • 10-May-2019 Another cloudy day in Vietnam, from the north to the south. Rains are found in most of South Vietnam. Northern Vietnam has a cloudy day with extremely pleasant temperatures. It has been the summer in the North and the temperatures got up to over 39oC a few days ago, now the weather is more like in the winter here!

  • 11-May-2019 a day with pleasant temperatures all over Vietnam. North Vietnam enjoys a cheery day with pleasant temperatures. The Central Region enjoys clouds and sun mostly, some rains, lovely temperatures. The Central Highlands have lovely temperatures with high chance of torrential rains. The South of Vietnam has clouds, sun and rains with lovely temperatures.

  • 12-May-2019 a  lovely sunny and breezy day in northern Vietnam, sunny and cloudy in the Central Region, rainy with lovely temperatures in southern Vietnam. The sun has come out in most of the North concluding a few days of winter weather amid the summer, yet it is breezy and the temperatures are lovely! Happy Weekend!

  • 13-May-2019 a lovely sunny and breezy day in most of northern Vietnam, torrential rains in the far northern mountains, the Central Highlands and the South of Vietnam. Pleasant temperatures are found all over Vietnam, a good starting day for a good week ahead!

  • A day with mixed weather of sun and clouds in most of northern Vietnam, Central Coast and South Vietnam; scattered rains in the far northern mountains, the Central Highlands and South Vietnam. The temperatures are pleasant all over the country, but they are building up quickly. Expect hot days in the North and Central Coast in the coming days.

  • A day with sun and clous mostly in all over Vietnam, the temperatures are hot in the Central Region (from Quang Binh to Phu Yen). Hanoi has mostly a sunny day with breezes. The hottest recorded temperatures are found in Lai Chau, Nghe An, Quang Tri, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh and Phu Yen.

  • Welcome back, hot summer! It is hot in all the Northwest of Vietnam, the lowlands of North Vietnam and the Central Coast of Vietnam. The Central Highlands and the South of Vietnam have a day with sun, clouds, scattered rains, and pleasant temperatures.

  • A red hot day in the North and Central Vietnam today! Even the Northeast suffered from the heat strike! The beaches in the South of Vietnam: Vung Tau, Con Dao, Phu Quoc are good; those in the Central Coast are too hot! For cool weather, then go to the Central Highlands or plateaus in northern Vietnam: Dong Van (Ha Giang), Moc Chau (Son La), Sapa (Lao Cai). Try not to go outdoors from 11:00 A.M to 04:00 P.M in the hot regions today and do have good cover and exercise cautions if you have too!

  • A red hot day with strong sunshine in the North and Central Region of Vietnam, mixed cloudy and sunny in the Central Highlands of Vietnam with pleasant temperatures, a cloudy day in South Vietnam with pleasant temperatures. High chances of rains and thunderstorms in South Vietnam.

  • Another very hot day in the North and the Central Region of Vietnam with temperaturing exceeding 40-41oC, clouds and thunderstorms in the Central Highlands and South Vietnam, Con Dao Islands and Phu Quoc Islands both have clouds and thunderstorms. South Vietnam has pleasant temperatures.

  • 2-May-2019 The whole country is back to work after long public holidays in Vietnam. Clouds and rains are found in most of the country and the temperatures are very pleasant. Tay Ninh and Dien Bien Phu are the only 2 provinces with mid day temperatures reaching 36oC; the rest of the country enjoys lovely temperatures: 18-28oC in the North and 20-32oC in the others.

  • A cool air mass is moving southwards putting and end to the heat strike in parts of northern Vietnam and causing possible torrential rains and thunderstorms in the North and North of the Central Region of Vietnam. The temperatures in the Northwest remain high. The Central Coast still has a hot day. The South of Vietnam has a day with clouds, sun and scattered thunderstorms.

  • More strengthening (high-pressure) cool air masses are moving further southwards pressing the low-pressure air further south and filling up the low-pressure air troughs making temperatures in the North and North of the Central Region of Vietnam drop and causing torrential rains in several affected regions. The hot temperatures are found in most of the Central Region of Vietnam from Quang Tri to Ninh Thuan and it is mostly pleasant temperatures in the rest of the country. Rains are found in most of the North, North of the Central Region, the Central Highlands and South of Vietnam.

  • Cool northerly wind has its effects in most of northern Vietnam and north of the Central Region of Vietnam making the temperatures pleasant. Clouds and rains are found all over the country. Hanoi has a lovely day with cool wind and mostly clouds.

  • A day with pleasant temperatures all over Vietnam, rains are found in several regions of the country. It is mostly sun and clouds in the North and Central Coast of Vietnam, mostly clouds and rains in the Central Highlands and South of Vietnam.

  • A day with clouds mostly all over Vietnam. The north has a cloudy day with nice breezes, the Central Coast has a cloudy day with scattered rains, the Central Highlands and South Vietnam has a cloudy morning and rainy afternoon. The temperatures remain pleasant in most of Vietnam, warm temperatures (36oC) are found at spots in Dien Bien, Nghe An, Quang Tri, Binh Dinh, Tuy Hoa.

  • A day pleasant day in the Northeast and the lowlands of North Vietnam, in the Central Highlands and South of Vietnam. A warm day in some regions in the Northwest and the Central Coast of Vietnam. Rains and thunderstorms are found in the Northeast, the Central Highlands and South of Vietnam.

  • High presure cool air masses are moving southwards and this will soon make the temperatures in northern Vietnam lower as well as create thunderstorms in several regions in the North. Still it remains warm in parts of northern Vietnam today. The temperatures are high in the Central Region. The Central Highlands and South of Vietnam enjoy pleasant temperatures with rains in most places.