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Weather & Best time to travel to Halong bay, Vietnam

Weather & Best time to travel to Halong bay, Vietnam

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    1. Weather in Halong Bay, Vietnam

    Located in the north of Vietnam, Halong has four distinct seasons. Spring starts from March to April, with a warm and mild climate, which is an appropriate time for many kinds of flowers to bloom. Summer usually lasts from May to early October. Guests should note, at this time, the temperature rises with heavy rainfall. Fall usually lasts two months later with a pleasant heat, less rain. Finally, the winter is from November to February, cold and dry. The average temperature is around 17℃ to 22℃. From July to September, there are usually tropical storms from South China sea, which cause heavy rains and strong wind.

    weather in Halong bay

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    2. Best time to travel to Halong Bay, Vietnam

    Halong Bay has different charms in each season. Therefore, you should choose which one this the most suitable for you before making a plan to the bay. If you are into crowds and enjoy a bustling atmosphere, you should visit Halong in summer and autumn. On the other hand, if you want to explore the tranquil and silent charm of the bay, take a trip to Halong in winter and spring to have your own space with this majestic place.

    a. Halong Bay in winter (from January to March)

    Spring is the time for all kinds of flowers blooming in the bay. Besides, the sun warmly shines and the ocean is gentle and calm. With this weather, tourist can truly experience the best of Halong as they can enjoy the tranquil but poetic scenery and comfortable atmosphere.

    b. Halong Bay in summer (from April to August)

    Summer in Halong would bring clear views of the stunning islands and pleasant temperatures for swimming. The sun rises very early in the morning until 7 pm, which makes. you have more daylight time to join in the activities in the bay. However, at this time is the high season when a lot of domestic tourists, which makes the bay crowded. Also, you should check the weather forecast in advance because there will be storms and heavy rains in the summer.

    c. Halong Bay in autumn (from September to October)

    Autumn is also a perfect time to visit Halong Bay. The average temperature is lower than 27°C, so you can enjoy the cool and pleasant weather here. From October, it is the ideal time for tourists to take a cruise on the bay. The wonderful weather will enable you to enjoy all activities offered on board while making sightseeing as perfect as it could be.

    d. Halong Bay in winter (from December to January)

    Winter begins from November and gets coldest in January and February. The highest temperature is about 20 degrees Celsius, while the lowest temperature can drop to about 8 degrees Celsius. Although swimming is not suitable for this season, you can still have a lot of exciting activities and contemplate the peaceful and quiet atmosphere of the bay.

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    20 Jan 2020
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