Climate in Northwest Vietnam

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page come from the collected data of the official weather station in Northwest Vietnam in a height of 676m above sea level. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Northwest Vietnam is one of the coldest regions in Vietnam with an average daily high temperature of only 28 degrees. For several months of the year, it is warm to hot at temperatures continuously above 25 degrees, sometimes up to 32 degrees.
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Sunshine hours per day
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 8 hours per day, May is the sunniest month in the region of Northwest Vietnam. In January, the sun shines the least.
Rain days per month
A rain day is a day on which at least 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 18 rain days, August offers the most rain days, while February has the fewest.
Precipitation amount in mm/day
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 0.8 mm, the least amount of rain falls in December. August, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Map of Northwest Vietnam

Most important cities in the region »Northwest Vietnam«

Alone 2 cities with over 100,000 inhabitants are located here. The region has a west-east extension of about 240 km and over 190 km from north to south.

It consists of the five provinces H, L, Son La, Tinh Dien Bien and Y.

CityPopulationGeo position
Sa Pá138,62222° 20' 25"N103° 50' 39"E
Thanh Pho Hoa Binh105,26020° 49' 2"N105° 20' 15"E
Yên Bái96,54021° 43' 22"N104° 54' 41"E
Dien Bien Phu40,28221° 23' 10"N103° 1' 23"E
Lào Cai36,50222° 29' 8"N103° 58' 14"E
Son La19,05421° 19' 32"N103° 55' 8"E

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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