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Vietnam weather & when to go: March

Vietnam March weather overview

Amongst the best months to travel in Vietnam; conditions are at their very best with dry, bright weather expected along the entire length of the country. The beaches of the south and central regions are enjoying hot weather with blue skies and plenty of sunshine whilst in the north it’s bright but much cooler. In both the mountains and highlands you can expect excellent trekking and adventure-activity conditions.

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March’s weather in detail

North Vietnam

Hanoi, Halong Bay, Sapa, Ha Giang, Mu Cang Chai, Ninh Binh & Mai Chau

You can expect plenty of sunshine and clear blue skies, and whilst temperatures start to rise it remains cool with little if any rainfall (avg temp: 19 °C). Temperatures in the mountains are higher than earlier in the year with conditions for walking in Sapa, Mu Cang Chai and Ha Giang at their best.

Central Vietnam

Hoi An, Danang, Hue, Nha Trang, Quy Nhon, Dalat & Central Highlands

The beaches of Hoi An and Danang in central Vietnam are in full summer mode, basking in constant sunshine (avg temp: 28°C). Hue is also expected to be warm and dry and conditions in Dalat and the Central Highlands are excellent. Towards the south Nha Trang is also enjoying blue skies and higher temperatures.

South Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City, Phan Thiet & Mui Ne, Mekong Delta, Long Hai & Ho Tram, Con Dao & Phu Quoc

Temperatures in the south are starting to rise although the peak is not expected until later in the month or early April. The weather remains dry and the beaches within easy reach of Ho Chi Minh City - Phan Thiet & Mui Ne, Ho Tram & Long Hai - as well as the southern islands of Con Dao and Phu Quoc remain the best choices in the country (avg temp: 29 °C). Despite high winds at times, diving and snorkelling conditions continue to be considered good around the island of Con Dao in March.

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