Hanoi in March: Weather & climate information
- Warm and humid are typical characteristics of the climate of Hanoi in March.
- Weather is especially more enjoyable at the beginning of the month while in the end, there are more chances of oppressive conditions.
Raising the curtain for spring to come, Hanoi’s weather is at its best in March. The temperature is kept at an adequate level, not too cold to go out with long T-shirt but not too hot to sweat. Although Tet and its exciting festivals have gone, there are still some fascinating carnivals in March.
|Max Temperature||26.9°C||Rainy Days||4.1 days|
|Humidity||73.6%||Sunshine Hours||9.2 hours|
March weather averages for Hanoi in the last 10 years ( 2010 to 2020).
Temperature Graph (°C)
The average Hanoi temperature during March is around 22.5°C (72.5°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)|
|April||30.6°C (87.08°F)||21.7°C (71.06°F)||+3.1°C (37.58°F)|
Humidity Graph (%)
The average humidity in March in Hanoi is 73.6%, which is 3.0% higher than February and 2.7% lower than April.
Rainfall Graph (mm)
Average rainfall in March in Hanoi: 19.7mm
|8.6mm (+11.1mm)||19.7mm||91.0mm (-71.3mm)|
Rain Days Graph
Average rain days in March in Hanoi: 4.1 days
Average daylight in March in Hanoi: 12.0h
Tips for visiting Hanoi in March
March climate in Hanoi is very mild that we can say good bye to freezing cold days and welcome sunlight by noon. The temperature in a day is from 19 to 26°C on average while the humidity does not change much from February. Rainy days in March are not so many the rain intensity is a bit higher than the drizzle in February. Weather in spring is very nice and ideal for sightseeing things; however, it’s also flu season for the changing humidity and sunshine. So, tourists should carry some pills of medicine in case catching flu.
Remarkable events of Hanoi in this month is Dong Nhan Temple Festival with human chess, lantern dance and water sports. Besides, Phu Dong Thien Vuong Festival in Gia Lam District may entertain visitors with water puppets telling about the legend of Giong.
Tourists from Nordic or Eastern Europe can still avoid chilling winter in your native countries by visiting Hanoi. Together with the capital city, tourists may attend many other festivals happening in March along Vietnam.
What to pack
Plan your spring invasion in Hanoi with careful preparation. Essential clothes to bring along during March are short-sleeved T-shirts on hot days, thin sweaters, shirts, flu medicines, and overcoats. Equally important, mineral water bottles and sunscreen help you to feel comfortable during the trip.
Frequently asked questions
How is the weather in Hanoi in March?
March is a comfortable month in Hanoi, with average temperature fluctuating between 19.3°C (66.74°F) and 26.9°C (80.42°F), and this makes March one of the best months to visit Hanoi.
Is Hanoi humid in March?
Yes, it is. The humidity of Hanoi in March is around 73.6% and rarely falls below 32.0%.
Does it rain often in Hanoi in March?
No, it does not. Hanoi has only 4.1 rainy days in March with an approximate 19.7mm (0.78") of precipitation.
How many hours of daylight are there in March in Hanoi?
In March, Hanoi's average day-length is 12.0 hours.
How long is the sun out per day in Hanoi in March?
The average sunshine hours of Hanoi in March is 9.2 hours.