The best times to visit Dak Lak for ideal weather are
November 12th to February 18th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Dak Lak Travel Guide
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Weather in Dak Lak
Average temperatures in Dak Lak vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 49th 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 Dak Lak, 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 89.6°F (32°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.8°F (22.7°C) at night.
Dak Lak Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Dak Lak Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Dak Lak Perceived Temperature (F)
Dak Lak Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Dak Lak 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Dak Lak are January, February, 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 January. For example, on the week of January 1st 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 1 days of significant precipitation the week of October 1st.
When can you find snow in Dak Lak? 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.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Dak Lak.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Dak Lak (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Dak Lak has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (61.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (83.3%).
Wind in Dak Lak is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by February and December. January’s average wind speed of around 7.1 knots (8.2 MPH or 13.2 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 late January where average top sustained speeds reach 10.2 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Dak Lak.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||7.1||Gentle breeze||9.7||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||6.2||Light breeze||8.5||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||5.5||Light breeze||7.9||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||4.5||Light breeze||6.8||Light breeze|
|May||3.1||Barely noticeable||5.5||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||3.4||Barely noticeable||5.9||Light breeze|
|Jul||3.3||Barely noticeable||5.8||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||3.2||Barely noticeable||6||Light breeze|
|Sep||3.1||Barely noticeable||5.5||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||4||Light breeze||6.4||Light breeze|
|Nov||5.2||Light breeze||7.6||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||6.2||Light breeze||8.6||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Dak Lak?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 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. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Dak Lak, 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 Dak Lak 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
Overall Dak Lak Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.6°F (32°C) and 85.1°F (29.5°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 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 comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 2 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Dak Lak, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 82.2°F (27.9°C) and 78°F (25.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 3 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 Dak Lak to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 86.5°F (30.3°C) and 75.6°F (24.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.