The best times to visit Da Lat for ideal weather are

January 1st to March 18th

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 Da Lat

Temperature

Average temperatures in Da Lat vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 18th 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 Da Lat, the hottest months are June, July, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early June where highs are regularly around 91.2°F (32.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79.6°F (26.4°C) at night.

Da Lat Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Da Lat 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.

Da Lat Perceived Temperature (F)

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Da Lat Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Da Lat 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 80.5 75.5 70.8
Feb 82.6 77 71.9
Mar 84.9 79.4 74.3
Apr 87.7 82.1 77.2
May 90 83.8 78.6
Jun 90.9 84.6 79.5
Jul 90.4 84 78.9
Aug 90.2 83.8 78.7
Sep 89.2 83 77.9
Oct 86.3 81.1 76.3
Nov 83.4 79.2 75.1
Dec 81.8 77.4 73.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 26.9 24.2 21.6
Feb 28.1 25 22.2
Mar 29.4 26.3 23.5
Apr 30.9 27.8 25.1
May 32.2 28.8 25.9
Jun 32.7 29.2 26.4
Jul 32.4 28.9 26.1
Aug 32.3 28.8 25.9
Sep 31.8 28.3 25.5
Oct 30.2 27.3 24.6
Nov 28.6 26.2 23.9
Dec 27.7 25.2 22.8

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Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Da Lat are February, June, and then March. 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 mid to late November with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of November 19th.

When can you find snow in Da Lat? 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 Da Lat.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Da Lat (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 12% 0 2.1
Feb 3% 0 0.5
Mar 11% 0 1.6
Apr 12% 0 3.1
May 17% 0 3.6
Jun 9% 0 1.5
Jul 13% 0 2.6
Aug 17% 0 2.6
Sep 25% 0 7.8
Oct 32% 0 12.1
Nov 41% 0 19.4
Dec 22% 0 5.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 12 0 5.3
Feb 3 0 1.3
Mar 11 0 4.1
Apr 12 0 7.9
May 17 0 9.1
Jun 9 0 3.8
Jul 13 0 6.6
Aug 17 0 6.6
Sep 25 0 19.8
Oct 32 0 30.7
Nov 41 0 49.3
Dec 22 0 14

 

Humidity and Wind

Da Lat has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is July (69.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (78%).

Wind in Da Lat is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by December and November. January’s average wind speed of around 7.9 knots (9.1 MPH or 14.7 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 15.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Da Lat.

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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 7.9 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Feb 6.1 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Mar 5.5 Light breeze 10.9 Significant breeze
Apr 4.2 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
May 3.7 Barely noticeable 8.3 Significant breeze
Jun 3.3 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.5 Barely noticeable 7.5 Significant breeze
Aug 3.4 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.5 Barely noticeable 7.5 Significant breeze
Oct 4.8 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Nov 6.3 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Dec 7.9 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 71.2%
Feb 72.1%
Mar 72.8%
Apr 74%
May 72.4%
Jun 70%
Jul 69.9%
Aug 71.8%
Sep 74.1%
Oct 75.6%
Nov 78%
Dec 73.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Da Lat?

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 Da Lat, Vietnam is August, followed by July and November. 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 Da Lat in February. 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 41.5 in February means 41.5% of the tourists vs. August.


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Overall Da Lat Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91°F (32.8°C) and 84.1°F (28.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 5 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 moderate precipitation with 3 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Da Lat, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 89.4°F (31.9°C) and 82.3°F (27.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 8 to 12 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 Da Lat to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 84.1°F (28.9°C) and 80.1°F (26.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 1 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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