Best Time to Visit Nha Trang: When to Go & Monthly Weather Averages

Nha Trang Weather At A Glance

Thanks to Nha Trang's warm and comfortable weather, anytime during the year can be favorable for a trip to the tourism city. The summer often starts from May with sunlight and hot weather, suitable for natural tourism such as ecotourism, ocean tourism or water sports; while the other months could be pleasing for tourists to visit cultural and historical places such as Ponagar Temple Tower, Bao Dai Villa, Vinpearl or The Nha Trang Aquarium.

While most of the South of Vietnam is turned into water for half of a year by monsoon winds, Nha Trang experiences only four “wet months”, from September till mid-December, which are also a time to reconsider visiting Nha Trang. In the first eight months of the year, this coastal city enjoys a warm and beautiful weather and so any day between January and August is good time to start your holiday in Nha Trang.

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Though long dry season gives beach lovers a big time budget to enjoy the sun-sea-sand in the area, tourists are advised to visit here before the late of June to avoid high humidity and tropical heat in two hottest months of the year (July and August).

Best Time To Visit Nha Trang

The best time to visit Nha Trang would be from February till April, when temperature is kept moderate at around 26-27 degree Celsius, and precipitation stay at the lowest level of the year. Spring months are also the best time to dive here. Some coral-rich dive sites that diving enthusiasts should not miss out on are Small Hill, South Reef, and Moray Beach After, all around Mun Island.

If your trip is firmly scheduled for July or August, remember to give Hòn Bà (30 km far from city center) the first position on your tourist attraction list. The mountain with cool climate all year round is absolutely a great place to hide from the summer heat.

In general, autumn travel in Nha Trang is not recommended. Though it is not cold, heavy rain, tropical storm and typhoon may affect most travel plan. Travelers planning to visit the area from September till December should keep your eyes on the local weather forecast.

Monthly Averages

Located in the southern half of Vietnam’s central coast, Nha Trang enjoys a warm and beautiful climate nearly all year round. With 2.600 sunny hours per year, and average temperature of 26 degree Celsius, beach lovers can find here a paradise of sun-sea-sand. 

The city experiences two distinct seasons within a year: the wet (from September to December) and the dry (from January to August). February is the driest month with precipitation of only 5.6 mm, while October and November are known as the wettest, occupying half of the whole year’s rainfall amount. Below is the table of Nha Trang weather by month.

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