The best times to visit Phan Thiet for ideal weather are

November 12th to May 6th

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 Phan Thiet

Temperature

Average temperatures in Phan Thiet vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 17th 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 Phan Thiet, the hottest months are May, April, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid April where highs are regularly around 91.7°F (33.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.8°F (26°C) at night.

Phan Thiet Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Phan Thiet 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.

Phan Thiet Perceived Temperature (F)

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Phan Thiet Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Phan Thiet 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 85 77.8 71.6
Feb 85.6 78.5 72.1
Mar 88.2 81.5 75.6
Apr 90.1 83.6 78.1
May 90.9 83.9 78.8
Jun 90.3 82.8 77.9
Jul 89.1 81.4 76.8
Aug 89.2 81.6 76.9
Sep 88.5 81.3 76.6
Oct 88.2 81.4 76.1
Nov 87.8 81.1 75.5
Dec 86.6 79.7 73.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 29.4 25.4 22
Feb 29.8 25.8 22.3
Mar 31.2 27.5 24.2
Apr 32.3 28.7 25.6
May 32.7 28.8 26
Jun 32.4 28.2 25.5
Jul 31.7 27.4 24.9
Aug 31.8 27.6 24.9
Sep 31.4 27.4 24.8
Oct 31.2 27.4 24.5
Nov 31 27.3 24.2
Dec 30.3 26.5 23.1


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Phan Thiet are March, February, 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 to mid January. For example, on the week of January 8th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 18th.

When can you find snow in Phan Thiet? 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 Phan Thiet.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Phan Thiet (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 3% 0 0.6
Feb 1% 0 0
Mar 0% 0 0
Apr 5% 0 1.5
May 22% 0 5.7
Jun 33% 0 5.5
Jul 35% 0 6.8
Aug 32% 0 5.9
Sep 39% 0 7.4
Oct 28% 0 6.7
Nov 13% 0 2.3
Dec 2% 0 0.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 3 0 1.5
Feb 1 0 0
Mar 0 0 0
Apr 5 0 3.8
May 22 0 14.5
Jun 33 0 14
Jul 35 0 17.3
Aug 32 0 15
Sep 39 0 18.8
Oct 28 0 17
Nov 13 0 5.8
Dec 2 0 1.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Phan Thiet has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (68.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (78.9%).

Wind in Phan Thiet is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and April. March’s average wind speed of around 7.7 knots (8.8 MPH or 14.2 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late January where average top sustained speeds reach 15.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Phan Thiet.

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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 6.7 Light breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Feb 7.4 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Mar 7.7 Gentle breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Apr 7 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
May 5.9 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Jun 6 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Jul 6.2 Light breeze 10.5 Significant breeze
Aug 6.3 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.8 Light breeze 9.9 Significant breeze
Oct 5.3 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Nov 6 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Dec 6.5 Light breeze 13.5 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 68.6%
Feb 69%
Mar 70%
Apr 72.4%
May 75.5%
Jun 75.5%
Jul 78.2%
Aug 78.3%
Sep 78.9%
Oct 77.7%
Nov 74.7%
Dec 69.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Phan Thiet?

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 Phan Thiet, 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 Phan Thiet 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 41.5 in February means 41.5% of the tourists vs. August.



Overall Phan Thiet Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91.7°F (33.2°C) and 86.7°F (30.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 10 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Phan Thiet, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 88.9°F (31.6°C) and 87.3°F (30.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 12 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 Phan Thiet to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87.2°F (30.7°C) and 84.5°F (29.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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