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.



Other Dong Ha Travel Info

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)


“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.

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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 72.7 67.4 62.3
Feb 77.9 70.8 64.4
Mar 82.3 74.7 68.1
Apr 87.6 79.4 72.3
May 93.5 83.8 75.4
Jun 95.9 86.1 76.8
Jul 95.1 85.2 76.2
Aug 94.3 84.6 76
Sep 90.6 82.1 75.1
Oct 85.4 78.6 72.5
Nov 81.4 75.5 70
Dec 75.3 70 65

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 22.6 19.7 16.8
Feb 25.5 21.6 18
Mar 27.9 23.7 20.1
Apr 30.9 26.3 22.4
May 34.2 28.8 24.1
Jun 35.5 30.1 24.9
Jul 35.1 29.6 24.6
Aug 34.6 29.2 24.4
Sep 32.6 27.8 23.9
Oct 29.7 25.9 22.5
Nov 27.4 24.2 21.1
Dec 24.1 21.1 18.3



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.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Dong Ha (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 34% 0 6.2
Feb 13% 0 1.5
Mar 17% 0 3.6
Apr 13% 0 3.4
May 21% 0 5.2
Jun 12% 0 2.3
Jul 21% 0 3.8
Aug 23% 0 6.7
Sep 39% 0 18.9
Oct 52% 0 36.6
Nov 53% 0 26.1
Dec 45% 0 15.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 34 0 15.7
Feb 13 0 3.8
Mar 17 0 9.1
Apr 13 0 8.6
May 21 0 13.2
Jun 12 0 5.8
Jul 21 0 9.7
Aug 23 0 17
Sep 39 0 48
Oct 52 0 93
Nov 53 0 66.3
Dec 45 0 40.1


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.

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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
Jan 87.4%
Feb 84.9%
Mar 84.1%
Apr 80.2%
May 70.5%
Jun 64%
Jul 65.8%
Aug 68.8%
Sep 77%
Oct 83.7%
Nov 84.9%
Dec 87%


Is it Safe to Travel to Dong Ha?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Nov 27, 2023.


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

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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 28.9 in July means 28.9% of the tourists vs. February.



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.


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