Ho Chi Minh City in April: Weather & climate information
- April witnesses a higher temperature range and the city is getting hotter.
- The atmosphere is more humid with higher humidity and more downpours that mostly occur from the second half onward.
- This month also has more events than the previous month.
Warmer and more humid than previous months, April welcomes tourists to Ho Chi Minh City with pleasant weather. Moreover, the Vietnam’s Reunification Day seems to make the atmosphere on streets become livelier for the last few days of the month, and all visits to the city on this occasion become more special.
Ho Chi Minh city in April (Shutterstock)
|Max Temperature||35.3°C||Rainy Days||11.6 days|
|Humidity||63.7%||Sunshine Hours||12.3 hours|
April weather averages for Ho Chi Minh City in the last 10 years ( 2010 to 2020).
Temperature Graph (°C)
The average Ho Chi Minh City temperature during April is around 30.4°C (86.72°F).
|March||35.4°C (95.72°F)||25.0°C (77.0°F)||+1.6°C (34.88°F)|
|April*||35.3°C (95.54°F)||26.4°C (79.52°F)||+0.8°C (33.44°F)|
|May||34.5°C (94.1°F)||27.0°C (80.6°F)||0.0°C (0°F)|
Humidity Graph (%)
The average humidity in April in Ho Chi Minh City is 63.7%, which is 2.6% higher than March and 13.6% lower than May.
Rainfall Graph (mm)
Average rainfall in April in Ho Chi Minh City: 73.9mm
|17.5mm (+56.4mm)||73.9mm||156.6mm (-82.7mm)|
Rain Days Graph
Average rain days in April in Ho Chi Minh City: 11.6 days
Average daylight in April in Ho Chi Minh City: 12.4h
Travel Tips for April in HCMC
April marks the beginning of the wet season in Ho Chi Minh City. A slight increase in temperature and humidity make the weather in this month a little bit hotter than that in some previous months. Meanwhile, the rainfall amount rises significantly and somehow reduces the dryness of weather. These days, tourists should take umbrella and light raincoat along to prevent themselves from getting wet due to occasional rains.
Note that April is also the month for public holiday: Vietnam Reunification Day falls on April 30th and followed by International Labour Day on May 1st. During this public holiday, streets are decorated with national flags, colorful banners, flower installation and, surprisingly enough, emptied with very few people. City residents will be having get-away to the beach or nearby mountain's area for the rare few long holidays they have.
In some special years like 20th, 25th, or 30th anniversary (and so on) of the libration day, there are grandiose parades along main streets and a number of live art performances taking place in many spots. If traveling to Ho Chi Minh City these days, tourists should pay a visit to the Reunification Palace and Cu Chi tunnels, historical places stick to the Vietnam War, to know more about the war, history and people in Vietnam.
The last month of dry season is a good time for tourists to visit Ho Chi Minh City.
Frequently asked questions
How is the weather in Ho Chi Minh City in April?
April is a hot month in Ho Chi Minh City with an average temperature of 30.4°C. Ho Chi Minh City's temperature in April ranges between 26.4°C (79.52°F) and 35.3°C (95.54°F).
Is Ho Chi Minh City humid in April?
Yes, it is. The humidity of Ho Chi Minh City in April is around 63.7% and rarely falls below 48.0%.
Does it rain often in Ho Chi Minh City in April?
Yes, it does. It rains very often in Ho Chi Minh City in April with an average of 11.6 rainy days and 73.9mm (2.91") of precipitation.
How many hours of daylight are there in April in Ho Chi Minh City?
In April, Ho Chi Minh City's average day-length is 12.4 hours.
How long is the sun out per day in Ho Chi Minh City in April?
The average sunshine hours of Ho Chi Minh City in April is 12.3 hours.