Hanoi in February: Weather & climate information
- Weather in February is more comfortable and ideal for getting outdoors and taking photo hunts.
- Rains and mist occur more often.
As Tet usually takes place in this month, February is definitely the most festive month of a year. The temperature increases a little bit compared to January but still cold enough to support a number of outdoor festivals as well as enhance your appetite.
|Max Temperature||23.4°C||Rainy Days||2.1 days|
|Humidity||70.6%||Sunshine Hours||6.5 hours|
February weather averages for Hanoi in the last 10 years ( 2010 to 2020).
Temperature Graph (°C)
The average Hanoi temperature during February is around 19.5°C (67.1°F).
|January||20.7°C (69.26°F)||14.6°C (58.28°F)||-0.7°C (30.74°F)|
|February*||23.4°C (74.12°F)||16.5°C (61.7°F)||+2.1°C (35.78°F)|
|March||26.9°C (80.42°F)||19.3°C (66.74°F)||+3.0°C (37.4°F)|
Humidity Graph (%)
The average humidity in February in Hanoi is 70.6%, which is 2.9% lower than January and 3.0% lower than March.
Rainfall Graph (mm)
Average rainfall in February in Hanoi: 8.6mm
|19.9mm (-11.3mm)||8.6mm||19.7mm (-11.1mm)|
Rain Days Graph
Average rain days in February in Hanoi: 2.1 days
Average daylight in February in Hanoi: 11.5h
Although Spring hasn’t approached Vietnam yet during the month, there is a phrase everyone use in this country when Tet arrives: “Spring has come”. Accordingly, the weather becomes a little warmer with its average temperature from 16-23°C in a day and drizzling rain and mist occur more often, especially in the morning. Besides jackets and gloves for early morning and night motorbike trip, taking an umbrella with you for walking tour in the drizzling rain sounds romantic.
Travel Tips for February in Hanoi
Visitors come to Hanoi and Vietnam during February are really lucky because there are numerous festivals as well as special dishes exclusively available in Tet for you to explore. Arriving at Hanoi about one week before Tet to enjoy bustling climate here, when people are in a hurry to prepare for Tet; and witness the beauty of thousand species of flowers and tree in flower markets around the city.
From the 5th January (Lunar Calendar), Hanoi’s festival season start off with Dong Da festival, Lieu Doi wrestling festival, Giong Temple festival and Co Loa Temple festival. It may take days to name all the festival occurring during the month in Hanoi, not to mention Vietnam, so why don’t you come to see one by one?
Hanoi’s streets are deserted from evening of 30th December to 3rd January would be the best chance for contemplative travelers to enjoy its silent beauty with a camera. However, the backside of it is there is barely any store or restaurant open during the days.
If you don’t hesitate of it’s cold, bustling climate with muddy in rain sometimes and sharply increase in prices, you will be well awarded with exciting festival here as well as the whole country. February Hanoi is really worth a visit.
What to pack
During this month, long shirts and jackets are still favorable clothing. You should also bring some sweaters for some colder nights. Moreover, umbrellas and raincoats are necessary items to protect you from being wet.
Frequently asked questions
How is the weather in Hanoi in February?
February is a comfortable month in Hanoi, with average temperature fluctuating between 16.5°C (61.7°F) and 23.4°C (74.12°F), and this makes February one of the best months to visit Hanoi.
Is Hanoi humid in February?
Yes, it is. The humidity of Hanoi in February is around 70.6% and rarely falls below 32.0%.
Does it rain often in Hanoi in February?
No, it does not. Hanoi has only 2.1 rainy days in February with an approximate 8.6mm (0.34") of precipitation.
How many hours of daylight are there in February in Hanoi?
In February, Hanoi's average day-length is 11.5 hours.
How long is the sun out per day in Hanoi in February?
The average sunshine hours of Hanoi in February is 6.5 hours.