The best times to visit Hoi An for ideal weather are
December 3rd 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.
Hoi An Travel Guide
Weather in Hoi An
Average temperatures in Hoi An vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 30th 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 Hoi An, 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 96.7°F (35.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.8°F (26°C) at night.
Hoi An Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Hoi An 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.
Hoi An Perceived Temperature (F)
Hoi An Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Hoi An 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 Hoi An are February, March, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January and early February. For example, on the week of January 29th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late October to early November with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of October 29th.
When can you find snow in Hoi An? 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.
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Hoi An.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Hoi An (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
Hoi An has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is June (61.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (78.9%).
Wind in Hoi An is usually calm. The windiest month is November, followed by March and February. November’s average wind speed of around 5.5 knots (6.3 MPH or 10.1 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 late May where average top sustained speeds reach 13.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Hoi An.
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||4.6||Light breeze||10.3||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||5||Light breeze||11.3||Significant breeze|
|Mar||5||Light breeze||10.9||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||5||Light breeze||12||Significant breeze|
|May||4.9||Light breeze||12.2||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||4.6||Light breeze||11.5||Significant breeze|
|Jul||4.5||Light breeze||11.5||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||4.4||Light breeze||11.7||Significant breeze|
|Sep||4.5||Light breeze||12||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||4.7||Light breeze||11.6||Significant breeze|
|Nov||5.5||Light breeze||11.5||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||4.4||Light breeze||9.6||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Hoi An?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Mar 17, 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 Nov 05, 2018.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Hoi An, Vietnam is February, followed by April and May. 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 Hoi An in December. 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 Hoi An Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 95.9°F (35.5°C) and 81.5°F (27.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with roughly 3 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 3 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Hoi An, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 91.2°F (32.9°C) and 80.9°F (27.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a great amount: 13 to 15 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Hoi An to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 82.1°F (27.8°C) and 75.1°F (23.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 1 to 10 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.