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Ho Chi Minh Weather in January

Ho Chi Minh City welcomes a New Year with a wonderfully mild weather that can please tourists from all over the world. Just come to enjoy the tropical spring and joy in lively atmosphere of upcoming Tet holiday.


The temperature varies between 22 and 32 Celcius degree with very little rain. January is thus considered one of the best months to travel to Ho Chi Minh City

  December January February
Average high 33 C degree 32 C degree 32 C degree
Average low 22 C degree 21 C degree 22C degree
Humidity 77% 71% 70%
Precipitation 50 mm 26 mm 10 mm
Rainy days 5 days 2 days 1 days

Much different from wet and cold weather in Hanoi, spring in Ho Chi Minh City is full of warm sunshine. Moreover, there are only a few light rains during the whole month (two rainy days estimated). Perfect weather allows tourists spend much time to explore every corner of the 300-year-old city.

Travel tips for Ho Chi Minh City in January

Traveling to Ho Chi Minh City this month, tourists should visit some big markets like Ben Thanh market, Cho Lon (or even small wet markets) to join the lively atmosphere of shopping, preparing for the upcoming traditional Tet holiday with the locals. Besides, Nguyen Hue Flower Street, and dozens of Tet flower markets all over the city are must-visit places these days, where tourists can appreciate grandiose flower installations and purchase numerous kinds of tropical flowers.  

January is wonderful time for any tourist to visit Ho Chi Minh City, enjoy mild weather and watch flower blossom. 

Related Guide:

• Hanoi Weather in January

• Vietnam events in January 2012