The best times to visit Gia Lai for ideal weather are
October 8th to February 25th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Gia Lai Travel Guide
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Weather in Gia Lai
Average temperatures in Gia Lai vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 74th 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 Gia Lai, 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 85.7°F (29.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 70.4°F (21.3°C) at night.
Gia Lai Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Gia Lai 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.
Gia Lai Perceived Temperature (F)
Gia Lai Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Gia Lai 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 Gia Lai 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 to mid September with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of September 10th.
When can you find snow in Gia Lai? 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 Gia Lai.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Gia Lai (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
Gia Lai has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is March (59.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (85.4%).
Wind in Gia Lai is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by December and February. January’s average wind speed of around 6.5 knots (7.5 MPH or 12 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 December where average top sustained speeds reach 9.6 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Gia Lai.
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||6.5||Light breeze||9.2||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||5.7||Light breeze||8.3||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||5.5||Light breeze||8||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||4.7||Light breeze||7.4||Gentle breeze|
|May||4.3||Light breeze||7||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||5.2||Light breeze||7.8||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||5.5||Light breeze||8.2||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||5.5||Light breeze||8.2||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.4||Light breeze||6.8||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||4.5||Light breeze||6.9||Light breeze|
|Nov||5.7||Light breeze||8.5||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||6.1||Light breeze||8.9||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Gia Lai?
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 Gia Lai, 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 Gia Lai 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 Gia Lai Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 85.7°F (29.8°C) and 82.1°F (27.8°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 3 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Gia Lai, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 79.2°F (26.2°C) and 77.2°F (25.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 5 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 Gia Lai to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 83.9°F (28.8°C) and 74.9°F (23.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.