What's the weather like in Vietnam in May?
Located in southeast Asia, Vietnam has a monsoon climate, with wet and dry seasons bringing hot and sometimes rainy weather to the country. In May, conditions in Vietnam vary depending on where you visit, but it’s still a good time of year to visit the country no matter what you’re planning to do on your holiday. On the coast, the weather’s generally warm and sunny, while central regions are slightly wet and the north experiences more rain.
In the north of the country, regions including Halong Bay and Hanoi are usually dry with average temperatures of 29°C during the daytime. In central areas, including Hoi An and the Highlands, the weather’s sunny, hot and sometimes rainy, with an average temperature of 30°C. South Vietnam is slightly cooler with an average temperature of 28°C, along with short sharp showers in the afternoons. No matter which part of the country you visit in May, this is a great time of year to visit Vietnam.