The best times to visit Ha Giang for ideal weather are

October 22nd to April 29th

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


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Weather in Ha Giang

Temperature

Average temperatures in Ha Giang vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 46th 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 Ha Giang, the hottest months are June, May, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid May where highs are regularly around 93.5°F (34.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.5°F (25.3°C) at night.

Ha Giang Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Ha Giang 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.

Ha Giang Perceived Temperature (F)

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Ha Giang Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Ha Giang 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 67.9 59.3 53.1
Feb 70.7 64.1 59.1
Mar 75.8 70.2 65.6
Apr 82 75.6 70.1
May 90.4 82 75.3
Jun 90.9 82.9 77
Jul 90.2 81.9 76.7
Aug 90.6 81.7 75.9
Sep 88.3 79.7 74.4
Oct 85.2 75.2 68.7
Nov 77.9 70.6 65.7
Dec 68.4 60.5 54.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 19.9 15.2 11.7
Feb 21.5 17.8 15.1
Mar 24.3 21.2 18.7
Apr 27.8 24.2 21.2
May 32.4 27.8 24.1
Jun 32.7 28.3 25
Jul 32.3 27.7 24.8
Aug 32.6 27.6 24.4
Sep 31.3 26.5 23.6
Oct 29.6 24 20.4
Nov 25.5 21.4 18.7
Dec 20.2 15.8 12.7


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ha Giang 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 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 late July with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of July 23rd.

When can you find snow in Ha Giang? 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Ha Giang.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ha Giang (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 4% 0 0.9
Feb 2% 0 0.6
Mar 10% 0 1.8
Apr 17% 0 2.3
May 33% 0 8.8
Jun 30% 0 8
Jul 55% 0 12.9
Aug 43% 0 11.5
Sep 26% 0 6.6
Oct 14% 0 1.7
Nov 11% 0 2.1
Dec 9% 0 1.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 4 0 2.3
Feb 2 0 1.5
Mar 10 0 4.6
Apr 17 0 5.8
May 33 0 22.4
Jun 30 0 20.3
Jul 55 0 32.8
Aug 43 0 29.2
Sep 26 0 16.8
Oct 14 0 4.3
Nov 11 0 5.3
Dec 9 0 4.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Ha Giang has some very humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (71.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (80.6%).

Wind in Ha Giang is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is December, followed by January and February. December’s average wind speed of around 2.5 knots (2.8 MPH or 4.5 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 late March where average top sustained speeds reach 6.8 knots, which is considered a light breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Ha Giang.

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Wind

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

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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 2.3 Barely noticeable 5 Light breeze
Feb 2.3 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
Mar 1.9 Barely noticeable 4.5 Light breeze
Apr 1.6 Barely noticeable 4.4 Light breeze
May 1.2 Barely noticeable 5 Light breeze
Jun 0.8 Still 3.9 Barely noticeable
Jul 0.8 Still 3.7 Light breeze
Aug 0.9 Still 4.5 Light breeze
Sep 1 Barely noticeable 4 Light breeze
Oct 1.5 Barely noticeable 4.2 Light breeze
Nov 1.9 Barely noticeable 4.7 Light breeze
Dec 2.5 Barely noticeable 5.6 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 71.2%
Feb 75.3%
Mar 78.1%
Apr 75.8%
May 73.5%
Jun 77.9%
Jul 80.6%
Aug 80.2%
Sep 79.4%
Oct 75.6%
Nov 77.9%
Dec 72.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Ha Giang?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Nov 23, 2018 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


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Ha Giang, 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 Ha Giang 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 Ha Giang Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 93.5°F (34.2°C) and 71.7°F (22.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 10 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 9 to 17 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Ha Giang, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 88.8°F (31.6°C) and 73.9°F (23.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 8 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 somewhat cool this time of year in Ha Giang to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 76.1°F (24.5°C) and 62.3°F (16.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 3 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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