Hanoi Weather

Hanoi weather represents the typical weather of tropical monsoon type in Northern Vietnam.

Ho Tay, Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi has the hot summer with high rainfall and the dry cold winter. The city also receives a large amount of sunlight and a relatively high humidity all throughout the year. Although the weather is divided into two main seasons: rainy season (from January to September), and dry season (from October to April), thank to transition months, Hanoi still experiences all four seasons: spring, summer, autumn and winter.


Lasting from February to April, Hanoi’s spring is humid and wet with drizzles. The average temperature normally ranges from 15°C to 20°C. As this kind of weather is suitable for the plants to grow and flowers to blossom, spring will be the best time for tourists to witness the vitality of tropical nature. Spring is also the time for Tet holiday- the most essential and longest Vietnamese festival of the year.

Spring time in Hanoi


Hanoi’s summer is very hot with the average temperature of 32°C (and has risen up in recent years), lasting from May to August (July is the hottest month). Since global warming has become a more and more serious problem, some summers are dry while others may be extremely wet with high humidity. Heavy rain is one feature of Hanoi’s summer, so don’t forget to bring a raincoat or an umbrella with you whenever leaving home. Moreover, be ready to be sweat under the sun during the day and a thunderstorm in the afternoon or evening!


Fall is considered the most beautiful and romantic time for travelers to visit Hanoi. This season is quite short, typically from middle of September to the end of November. With the average temperature is 25°C, Hanoi’s autumn is charming with warm sunlight, cool breeze and dry atmosphere. If you love seeing the leaves change color, enjoying some local autumn specialties such as young green rice, living slowly for a to appreciate the beauty of your life, you definitely should come to Hanoi in autumn.


The cold weather of Hanoi will start from December and may last until late February, with the average temperature of 17.2°C. However, sometimes it may drop to below 10 degree, and the high humidity will lend a hand in making the weather bitter cold. Bring some serious warm clothes is necessary, if you do not want to get a cold when visiting a tropical country! Hanoi’s winter is also famous for many delicious street foods which can warm you up in a chilly day.

7 Days Weather Forecast

Local hourly Hanoi weather forecast of rain, temperature, sunrise, humidity, wind and pressure.

Sunday, 19 May Rain
High 34°C
Low 25°C
  • Sun: 05:17 AM
  • Wind: 6.49 km/h
  • Humidity: 68%
  • Pressure: 1003hPa
Monday, 20 May Rain
High 32°C
Low 25°C
  • Sun: 05:17 AM
  • Wind: 4.88 km/h
  • Humidity: 64%
  • Pressure: 1008hPa
Tuesday, 21 May Rain
High 33°C
Low 24°C
  • Sun: 05:17 AM
  • Wind: 4.04 km/h
  • Humidity: 55%
  • Pressure: 1009hPa
Wednesday, 22 May Rain
High 30°C
Low 25°C
  • Sun: 05:16 AM
  • Wind: 2.82 km/h
  • Humidity: 72%
  • Pressure: 1009hPa
Thursday, 23 May Rain
High 29°C
Low 25°C
  • Sun: 05:16 AM
  • Wind: 2.13 km/h
  • Humidity: 83%
  • Pressure: 1009hPa
Friday, 24 May Rain
High 32°C
Low 24°C
  • Sun: 05:16 AM
  • Wind: 4.41 km/h
  • Humidity: 69%
  • Pressure: 1008hPa
Saturday, 25 May Rain
High 33°C
Low 25°C
  • Sun: 05:16 AM
  • Wind: 4.67 km/h
  • Humidity: 66%
  • Pressure: 1007hPa
Sunday, 26 May Rain
High 35°C
Low 26°C
  • Sun: 05:15 AM
  • Wind: 5.2 km/h
  • Humidity: 68%
  • Pressure: 1005hPa

Last updated: May 19, 2024

Past Weather in Hanoi

Historic weather in Hanoi from 18 May, 2024 back to 12 May, 2024.

Hanoi Temperature Yesterday (18 May, 2024)

  • High temperature yesterday: 30.71°C
  • Low temperature yesterday: 24.94°C
  • Average temperature yesterday: 27.83 °C

Hanoi Weather History for the last 30 days

Date Conditions Temp Humidity Wind
Sat, 18 May 2024 Rain 28.32°C 83.0% 4km/h
Fri, 17 May 2024 Rain 28.87°C 74.0% 4km/h
Thu, 16 May 2024 Rain 29.2°C 75.0% 4km/h
Wed, 15 May 2024 Rain 29.83°C 68.0% 4km/h
Tue, 14 May 2024 Rain 30.27°C 47.0% 4km/h
Mon, 13 May 2024 Rain 30.28°C 69.0% 3km/h
Sun, 12 May 2024 Rain 30.06°C 72.0% 5km/h
Sat, 11 May 2024 Rain 27.86°C 79.0% 3km/h
Fri, 10 May 2024 Rain 28.22°C 68.0% 5km/h
Thu, 09 May 2024 Rain 27.07°C 68.0% 3km/h
Wed, 08 May 2024 Rain 30.44°C 65.0% 2km/h
Tue, 07 May 2024 Rain 29.93°C 75.0% 5km/h
Mon, 06 May 2024 Rain 29.99°C 75.0% 3km/h
Sun, 05 May 2024 Rain 24.07°C 91.0% 3km/h
Sat, 04 May 2024 Rain 29.15°C 75.0% 6km/h
Fri, 03 May 2024 Rain 28.95°C 79.0% 6km/h
Thu, 02 May 2024 Rain 24.39°C 90.0% 2km/h
Wed, 01 May 2024 Rain 31.19°C 66.0% 4km/h
Tue, 30 April 2024 Clouds 32.61°C 62.0% 5km/h
Mon, 29 April 2024 Clouds 27.32°C 86.0% 4km/h
Sun, 28 April 2024 Clear 35.41°C 49.0% 6km/h
Sat, 27 April 2024 Clouds 31.66°C 66.0% 4km/h
Fri, 26 April 2024 Rain 29.46°C 72.0% 5km/h
Thu, 25 April 2024 Rain 24.48°C 91.0% 3km/h
Wed, 24 April 2024 Rain 25.72°C 84.0% 3km/h
Tue, 23 April 2024 Rain 22.06°C 83.0% 3km/h
Mon, 22 April 2024 Rain 26.32°C 83.0% 4km/h
Sun, 21 April 2024 Rain 21.77°C 87.0% 4km/h
Sat, 20 April 2024 Rain 27.53°C 73.0% 4km/h
Fri, 19 April 2024 Rain 29.29°C 71.0% 6km/h

Hanoi Climate

Hanoi has a “Humid subtropical, dry winter” climate (Köppen classification: Cwa). The highest temperature is 35.6°C (96.08°F) and the lowest is 14.6°C (58.28°F), with an average yearly temperature of 24.8°C (76.72°F). Annual rainfall averages nearly 1040.1 millimetres (40.95 inches).

Monthly Averages

Historical monthly average weather conditions for Hanoi.

Months High / Low (°C) Rain
January 20.7° / 14.6° 4.1 days
February 23.4° / 16.5° 2.1 days
March 26.9° / 19.3° 4.1 days
April 30.6° / 21.7° 7.3 days
May 34.5° / 24.9° 7.0 days
June 35.6° / 26.9° 8.0 days
July 34.1° / 26.5° 8.0 days
August 32.8° / 25.5° 8.0 days
September 31.7° / 24.3° 5.0 days
October 29.3° / 21.9° 4.0 days
November 26.7° / 19.6° 2.0 days
December 21.9° / 15.0° 1.0 days

Frequently asked questions

What is the coldest month in Hanoi?

January is the coldest month in Hanoi, with the average temperature dropping to a low of 14.6°C (58.28°F).

How much rain does Hanoi get every year?

Hanoi gets an approximate 1040.1mm (40.95") of precipitation. Average number of rain days annually is 60.6 days.

What month has the least rain in Hanoi?

The driest month in Hanoi is December with around 1.0 rain days and a precipitation of 16.0mm (0.63").

What months are the most humid in Hanoi?

August and September in Hanoi have the highest humidity, averaging 79.5%.

What month has the least sunshine in Hanoi?

The month that has the least sunshine in Hanoi is January which only experiences an average of 5.9h of sunshine.

Which month has the most daylight in Hanoi?

With an average of 13.4h of daylight, June has more daylight hours than any other months in Hanoi.

What is the hottest month in Hanoi?

June is the hottest month in Hanoi with temperature averaging between 35.6°C (96.08°F) and 26.9°C (80.42°F).

When does Hanoi have the most sunshine?

June has an average of 12.6h of sunshine, making it the month with the most sunshine in Hanoi.

What month has the most rainfall in Hanoi?

The wettest month of Hanoi is June with approximately 8.0 rain days and total precipitation of 162.0mm (6.38").

What month has the least humidity in Hanoi?

With a relative humidity of 68.6%, December is the least humid month in Hanoi.

Which month has the shortest daylight in Hanoi?

December has the least daylight in Hanoi, with an average of 10.9h of daylight.

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