The best times to visit Dong Ha for ideal weather are
November 26th to March 11th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Dong Ha Travel Guide
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Weather in Dong Ha
Average temperatures in Dong Ha vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 25th 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 Dong Ha, the hottest months are June, July, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late June where highs are regularly around 97.3°F (36.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.6°F (24.8°C) at night.
Dong Ha Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Dong Ha 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.
Dong Ha Perceived Temperature (F)
Dong Ha Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Dong Ha 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 Dong Ha are June, February, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid April. For example, on the week of April 9th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid October with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of October 15th.
When can you find snow in Dong Ha? 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 Dong Ha.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Dong Ha (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
Dong Ha has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is June (64% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (87.4%).
Wind in Dong Ha is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is November, followed by December and October. November’s average wind speed of around 4.3 knots (4.9 MPH or 8 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid October where average top sustained speeds reach 9.2 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Dong Ha.
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||3.5||Barely noticeable||7.3||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||3.3||Barely noticeable||7.5||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||3.3||Barely noticeable||7.5||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||3.2||Barely noticeable||7.6||Gentle breeze|
|May||3.4||Barely noticeable||8.8||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||3.6||Barely noticeable||8.9||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||3.5||Barely noticeable||8.6||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||3.4||Barely noticeable||8.5||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||3.5||Barely noticeable||8.4||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||3.9||Barely noticeable||8.6||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||4.3||Light breeze||8.7||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||4||Light breeze||8.1||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Dong Ha?
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 Dong Ha, Vietnam is February, followed by September and August. 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 Dong Ha in July. 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 Dong Ha Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 95.5°F (35.3°C) and 79.1°F (26.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 7 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 hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 4 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Dong Ha, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 92.7°F (33.7°C) and 80°F (26.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a great amount: 12 to 16 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Dong Ha to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 82.2°F (27.9°C) and 70.8°F (21.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 14 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.