What’s the weather like in Vietnam in August?
Located to the east of the Indochinese Peninsula, Vietnam has varying weather in different areas because of its size and geography. The weather’s dominated by two monsoon seasons; the northeast monsoon from November to April that brings cool and dry weather, and the southwest monsoon from May to October that has hot and wet weather. August’s one of the wettest months of the year but you’ll still see plenty of sun at this time.
The average high in capital Hanoi in the north of Vietnam is 32ºC in August. Things stay very warm in the evenings, only cooling down to 26ºC. Humidity’s very high while there’s usually 297mm of rain over 17 days. You can expect 13 hours of daylight with six hours of sunshine each day. UV levels will be extremely high so make sure you take plenty of sun cream. The sun goes down at around 6.30pm for most of the month.