The best times to visit Bac Lieu for ideal weather are

December 10th to April 8th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

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Weather in Bac Lieu

Temperature

Average temperatures in Bac Lieu vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 11th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Bac Lieu, the hottest months are April, May, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid April where highs are regularly around 93.1°F (33.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79.8°F (26.6°C) at night.

Bac Lieu Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Bac Lieu Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Bac Lieu Perceived Temperature (F)

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Bac Lieu Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Bac Lieu Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 85.9 79.1 74.3
Feb 87.6 80.4 75.3
Mar 90.2 82.9 77.7
Apr 92 84.6 79.3
May 91.8 84.1 78.9
Jun 90.1 83 78.3
Jul 88.9 82 77.4
Aug 89.3 82.2 77.5
Sep 88.1 81.4 77.1
Oct 88.6 81.7 77.3
Nov 87.7 81.5 77.1
Dec 86.8 80.6 75.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 29.9 26.2 23.5
Feb 30.9 26.9 24.1
Mar 32.3 28.3 25.4
Apr 33.3 29.2 26.3
May 33.2 28.9 26.1
Jun 32.3 28.3 25.7
Jul 31.6 27.8 25.2
Aug 31.8 27.9 25.3
Sep 31.2 27.4 25.1
Oct 31.4 27.6 25.2
Nov 30.9 27.5 25.1
Dec 30.4 27 24.4


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Bac Lieu are February, March, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early February. For example, on the week of February 5th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early October with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of October 1st.

When can you find snow in Bac Lieu? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Bac Lieu.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Bac Lieu (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 8% 0 1.3
Feb 3% 0 0.6
Mar 4% 0 1.6
Apr 15% 0 3.7
May 39% 0 9.2
Jun 49% 0 11
Jul 50% 0 12.8
Aug 49% 0 10.2
Sep 56% 0 16.1
Oct 48% 0 11.4
Nov 36% 0 9
Dec 12% 0 2.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 8 0 3.3
Feb 3 0 1.5
Mar 4 0 4.1
Apr 15 0 9.4
May 39 0 23.4
Jun 49 0 27.9
Jul 50 0 32.5
Aug 49 0 25.9
Sep 56 0 40.9
Oct 48 0 29
Nov 36 0 22.9
Dec 12 0 5.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Bac Lieu has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (68.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (81.3%).

Wind in Bac Lieu is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is February, followed by March and January. February’s average wind speed of around 3.8 knots (4.4 MPH or 7 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid August where average top sustained speeds reach 7.1 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Bac Lieu.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 3.4 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze
Feb 3.8 Barely noticeable 6.6 Light breeze
Mar 3.6 Barely noticeable 6.4 Light breeze
Apr 3.1 Barely noticeable 6 Light breeze
May 2.8 Barely noticeable 6 Light breeze
Jun 3 Barely noticeable 6.3 Light breeze
Jul 3.3 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze
Aug 3.3 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze
Sep 3.2 Barely noticeable 6.4 Light breeze
Oct 2.8 Barely noticeable 5.7 Light breeze
Nov 3.3 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze
Dec 3.4 Barely noticeable 6.2 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 71.3%
Feb 70%
Mar 68.8%
Apr 70.3%
May 75.8%
Jun 78.5%
Jul 80%
Aug 79.2%
Sep 81.3%
Oct 79.8%
Nov 77.7%
Dec 72.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Bac Lieu?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Jan 18, 2018 there are travel warnings for Vietnam; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Bac Lieu, Vietnam is January, followed by July and May. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Bac Lieu in August. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 70.5 in August means 70.5% of the tourists vs. January.


Overall Bac Lieu Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 93.1°F (33.9°C) and 88.9°F (31.6°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 1 to 12 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with about 15 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Bac Lieu, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 89.3°F (31.8°C) and 87.2°F (30.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a great amount: 11 to 17 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Bac Lieu to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88.9°F (31.6°C) and 85.3°F (29.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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