Ho Chi Minh City in March: Weather & climate information

IN A NUTSHELL
  • Ho Chi Minh City in March features dry weather with a little rain on a couple of days.
  • The temperate climate is neither too hot nor cold and comfortable for going out.
  • This month occupies a relatively low humidity compared to other months.

The weather in Ho Chi Minh City in March is similar to that in February with warm sunshine and very little rain. This kind of weather is ideal for sight-seeing and enjoying fresh air in green spaces.

March Averages

Min Temperature 25.0°C Precipitation 17.5mm
Max Temperature 35.4°C Rainy Days 4.4 days
Humidity 61.1% Sunshine Hours 11.9 hours

Historical weather

March weather averages for Ho Chi Minh City in the last 10 years ( 2010 to 2020).

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25.0°38.0°
2
26.0°38.0°
3
26.0°38.0°
4
25.0°37.0°
5
25.0°37.0°
6
25.0°35.0°
7
24.0°37.0°
8
24.0°38.0°
9
25.0°39.0°
10
25.0°39.0°
11
26.0°36.0°
12
26.0°40.0°
13
26.0°40.0°
14
25.0°39.0°
15
25.0°39.0°
16
26.0°40.0°
17
26.0°39.0°
18
25.0°38.0°
19
25.0°38.0°
20
24.0°37.0°
21
24.0°38.0°
22
24.0°36.0°
23
24.0°36.0°
24
25.0°37.0°
25
26.0°38.0°
26
26.0°37.0°
27
25.0°36.0°
28
26.0°35.0°
29
26.0°37.0°
30
26.0°36.0°
31
25.0°39.0°
     

Temperature Graph (°C)

The average Ho Chi Minh City temperature during March is around 29.6°C (85.28°F).

Month High Low Changes
February 34.0°C (93.2°F) 23.3°C (73.94°F) +0.9°C (33.62°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)

Humidity Graph (%)

The average humidity in March in Ho Chi Minh City is 61.1%, which is 0.2% higher than February and 2.6% lower than April.

Rainfall Graph (mm)

Average rainfall in March in Ho Chi Minh City: 17.5mm

February March* April
9.9mm (+7.6mm) 17.5mm 73.9mm (-56.4mm)

Rain Days Graph

Average rain days in March in Ho Chi Minh City: 4.4 days

Daylight Graph

Average daylight in March in Ho Chi Minh City: 12.1h

Travel Tips for HCMC in March

The weather in March is warm and rather dry. The temperature during a day ranging from 25°C to 35°C is quite pleasant. Meanwhile, little amount of rain and lower humidity (61%) compared to the other months make this month’s weather a little bit dry. Drinking more water, eating more fruits and applying moisturizing cream are must-do for healthy skin these days. It is not necessary to bring along umbrella and raincoat during your trip in this month.

The warm weather is ideal for a sight seeing trip around the city. It is a good idea for one to cycle or ride motorbike around the city and visit famous attractions like Notre Dame Cathedral, Ho Chi Minh City Opera House and Nha Rong Wharf. Besides, it is so great if one can wake up early and come to Thao Cam Vien (a large botanical garden and zoo) to enjoy fresh air and warm sunshine of a new day. Walking in the shadows, watching numerous of animals and breathing fresh air right at the heart of the crowded city will bring tourists relaxing moments.

Warm and dry weather makes March is one of the best times to visit Ho Chi Minh City.

Frequently asked questions

How is the weather in Ho Chi Minh City in March?

March is a hot month in Ho Chi Minh City with an average temperature of 29.6°C. Ho Chi Minh City's temperature in March ranges between 25.0°C (77.0°F) and 35.4°C (95.72°F).

Is Ho Chi Minh City humid in March?

Yes, it is. The humidity of Ho Chi Minh City in March is around 61.1% and rarely falls below 45.0%.

Does it rain often in Ho Chi Minh City in March?

No, it does not. Ho Chi Minh City has only 4.4 rainy days in March with an approximate 17.5mm (0.69") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight are there in March in Ho Chi Minh City?

In March, Ho Chi Minh City's average day-length is 12.1 hours.

How long is the sun out per day in Ho Chi Minh City in March?

The average sunshine hours of Ho Chi Minh City in March is 11.9 hours.

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MONTHLY AVERAGES

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TODAY'S FORECAST

The weather today in Ho Chi Minh City:
29°C
Humidity 84%
Wind 2.57 km/h
Sunrise 05:33 AM

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