About Hanoi weather in December:
December is one of the coldest months in Hanoi. The temperature in this time of the year dramatically drops to 18-19o C with dry climate. Sun light hours shortens and it gets dark as early as 5:30 PM. Of course the relative definition of being cold may vary - if you are from cold country like Northern Europe or America, it will be cool like mid-fall weather. If you are from Southeast Asia, however, bring warm clothes!
Hanoi weather in December in brief:
* Average December temperature: 19 oC
* December high: 22oC
* December low: 15oC
* Relative humidity: 67%
* Expected number of wet days: 7
Hanoi Weather in December compared with other month in the year
What to expect if you travel to Hanoi in December:
See: Hanoi is beautiful in December, that is to say for sure. You will enjoy the cool air (though it gets biting cold from time to time), dry weather (no sweat involved!). Without rain, it is ideal to take a stroll along the tree-lined boulevards and watch Hanoians flip by. Suggested places to visit during December in Hanoi include: Hanoi Old Quarter, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, to name a few.
Eat: Do not expect a variety of fruits in Hanoi at this time of the year - most good bites come in summer time (take a look at Hanoi seasons). However, the slightly cold weather makes it great to dine at hotpot or grill restaurants. See Hanoi Restaurant for full information.
Pack: bring scarf if you are not acquainted with the cold. If you plan to travel up north, it is strongly recommended to do so.