The best times to visit Dong Van for ideal weather are

January 29th to May 6th

or

September 24th to December 16th

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

 

 


Other Dong Van Travel Info

Weather in Dong Van

Temperature

Average temperatures in Dong Van vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 48th 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 Van, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid July where highs are regularly around 86.9°F (30.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 71.9°F (22.2°C) at night.

Dong Van Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Dong Van 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.

Dong Van Perceived Temperature (F)

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Dong Van Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Dong Van 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 56.8 50.7 44.9
Feb 65.1 58.2 51.9
Mar 70.8 63.2 56.7
Apr 78.1 70.2 63
May 83.5 75.2 67.7
Jun 85.1 77.3 71
Jul 85.5 77.5 71.6
Aug 85.8 76.7 69.8
Sep 82.4 73.9 67.1
Oct 76.6 68.7 61.8
Nov 69.9 61.9 54.7
Dec 61.1 54.5 48.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 13.8 10.4 7.2
Feb 18.4 14.6 11.1
Mar 21.6 17.3 13.7
Apr 25.6 21.2 17.2
May 28.6 24 19.8
Jun 29.5 25.2 21.7
Jul 29.7 25.3 22
Aug 29.9 24.8 21
Sep 28 23.3 19.5
Oct 24.8 20.4 16.6
Nov 21.1 16.6 12.6
Dec 16.2 12.5 9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Dong Van are February, January, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid February. For example, on the week of February 19th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late June with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of June 25th.

When can you find snow in Dong Van? 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 Van.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Dong Van (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 7% 0 1.1
Feb 5% 0 0.5
Mar 9% 0 1.4
Apr 14% 0 2.3
May 28% 0 5.3
Jun 44% 0 11.5
Jul 45% 0 9.4
Aug 46% 0 9.4
Sep 35% 0 7.8
Oct 16% 0 2.5
Nov 13% 0 2.8
Dec 7% 0 1.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 7 0 2.8
Feb 5 0 1.3
Mar 9 0 3.6
Apr 14 0 5.8
May 28 0 13.5
Jun 44 0 29.2
Jul 45 0 23.9
Aug 46 0 23.9
Sep 35 0 19.8
Oct 16 0 6.4
Nov 13 0 7.1
Dec 7 0 3

 

Humidity and Wind

Dong Van has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (64.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (72.3%).

Wind in Dong Van is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 3.9 knots (4.5 MPH or 7.2 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 mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 6.2 knots, which is considered a light breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Dong Van.

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Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
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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 3.2 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze
Feb 3.8 Barely noticeable 5.7 Light breeze
Mar 3.9 Barely noticeable 5.9 Light breeze
Apr 3.8 Barely noticeable 5.8 Light breeze
May 3.6 Barely noticeable 5.5 Light breeze
Jun 3.1 Barely noticeable 4.8 Light breeze
Jul 3.1 Barely noticeable 4.8 Light breeze
Aug 2.7 Barely noticeable 4.4 Light breeze
Sep 2.7 Barely noticeable 4.4 Light breeze
Oct 2.8 Barely noticeable 4.6 Light breeze
Nov 3 Barely noticeable 4.8 Light breeze
Dec 3.1 Barely noticeable 5 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 69.8%
Feb 65.9%
Mar 65.5%
Apr 64.1%
May 64.7%
Jun 70.8%
Jul 72%
Aug 71.4%
Sep 72.3%
Oct 69.8%
Nov 68.6%
Dec 68.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Dong Van?

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 Van, Vietnam is October, followed by January and June. 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 Van 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 57.2 in February means 57.2% of the tourists vs. October.

 

 

Overall Dong Van Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 84.7°F (29.3°C) and 65.5°F (18.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

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 13 to 14 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Dong Van, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 83.8°F (28.8°C) and 66.5°F (19.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 11 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Dong Van to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 69.9°F (21.1°C) and 54.7°F (12.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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