Ho Chi Minh City in October: Weather & climate information
- October marks the end of the rainy season in Ho Chi Minh City so you can expect a remarkable drop of rains.
- The humidity remains extremely high that you may feel the days are hotter than they actually are.
- There is still a possibility of storms and floods throughout the city.
The weather in October reflects it in the previous month with frequent rains, relative high temperature and humidity. Enjoying coffee in a sidewalk café and see the rain fall may be one of the most interesting things that tourists should try when visiting the city these days.
|Max Temperature||31.2°C||Rainy Days||18.5 days|
|Humidity||85.1%||Sunshine Hours||10.3 hours|
October 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 October is around 27.4°C (81.32°F).
|September||31.3°C (88.34°F)||24.8°C (76.64°F)||-0.2°C (31.64°F)|
|October*||31.2°C (88.16°F)||24.3°C (75.74°F)||-0.3°C (31.46°F)|
|November||31.4°C (88.52°F)||23.9°C (75.02°F)||-0.1°C (31.82°F)|
Humidity Graph (%)
The average humidity in October in Ho Chi Minh City is 85.1%, which is 0.5% higher than September and 6.0% higher than November.
Rainfall Graph (mm)
Average rainfall in October in Ho Chi Minh City: 204.9mm
|213.3mm (-8.4mm)||204.9mm||88.8mm (+116.1mm)|
Rain Days Graph
Average rain days in October in Ho Chi Minh City: 18.5 days
Average daylight in October in Ho Chi Minh City: 11.9h
Tips visiting Ho Chi Minh City in October
The weather in October remains hot and humid like it was in September. High humidity at 85% (the highest humidity level of the year) makes the daytime temperature seem to be higher then it actually is. This kind of hot and wet weather may make tourists who are familiar with cool climate like Korean, Japanese, and New Zealander feel uncomfortable. Cotton long-sleeve shirt, umbrella and raincoat are good companions these days.
Café is an inherent part of Saigonese life. It is quite hard to find out one street without any coffee shops here. For tourists who visit Ho Chi Minh City this month, dropping by a small sidewalk café to try this bitter black drink is a good way to avoid sudden pouring rains.
One can enjoy coffee in a café book, café music, luxurious café on high floor of skyscrapers and so on, depending on his/ her taste. However, drinking coffee at a sidewalk café, which is preferred by most locals, may be the most simple but interesting way of relaxation.
October seems to be a better idea to visit Ho Chi Minh City than in the summer months, though it is not the best yet.
Frequently asked questions
How is the weather in Ho Chi Minh City in October?
October is a hot month in Ho Chi Minh City with an average temperature of 27.4°C. Ho Chi Minh City's temperature in October ranges between 24.3°C (75.74°F) and 31.2°C (88.16°F).
Is Ho Chi Minh City humid in October?
Yes, it is. The humidity of Ho Chi Minh City in October is around 85.1% and rarely falls below 64.0%.
Does it rain often in Ho Chi Minh City in October?
Yes, it does. It rains very often in Ho Chi Minh City in October with an average of 18.5 rainy days and 204.9mm (8.07") of precipitation.
How many hours of daylight are there in October in Ho Chi Minh City?
In October, Ho Chi Minh City's average day-length is 11.9 hours.
How long is the sun out per day in Ho Chi Minh City in October?
The average sunshine hours of Ho Chi Minh City in October is 10.3 hours.