Hanoi weather in October

Compare to September, October’s weather is even milder since its temperature is getting more favored. Autumn and its beauty haven’t faded a bit while cooling wind blow frequently to satisfy people.

This month marks the beginning of autumn, the most beautiful season in Vietnam. Weather is kept in a bearable degree with light wind and barely any sunlight. The scenery in this time is predominantly yellow and a little red caused by the color of the fallen leaves, and it makes Hanoi look more romantic and poetic.  

The average temperature has a sharp decrease to 23 Degree Celsius in night and 28 Degree Celsius in day time. Hanoi’s climate becomes milder thanks to its reduction of humidity and precipitation to 69% and 146 mm respectively. Although the number of rainy days doesn’t change much, rains are not as heavy as previous months. Japanese and Argentinean travelers may find Hanoi October similar to their hometown while European tourist would find it warmer than your native climate.

  September October November
Average High 31 C degree 28 C degree 24 C degree
Average Low 26 C degree 23 C degree 19 C degree
Humidity 73% 69% 68%
Precipitation 251 mm 146 mm 46 mm
Number of wet days 15 days 14 days 5 days


Travel Tips for Hanoi in October

There would be no better time to take a cyclo tour around Hanoi’s Old Quarter as the autumn still remain its beauty and the sunlight is not so strong. Any kind of walking tour is suitable as well.

During the month ones may go to Vong Thi Pagoda, Ba Dinh District to attend Vong Thi Festival with traditional folksongs and cockfighting, which is the best part of the event.

October should be the best time of the year to visit Hanoi and the North of Vietnam thanks to the support of weather, not to mention price starting to decrease in the last period of a year. Hurry up to get the bits and bites of Hanoi’s autumn!

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