The weather in Nha Trang is usually warm and humid in the first eight months of the year. Located on the southern coast of Vietnam, Nha Trang – the capital of Khanh Hoa is well-known as a wonderful place for sunbathing and water activities. It has 6km of sandy beach with clear water, surrounded by quiet islands.
There are two main distinct seasons, including monsoon from September to December and dry seasons from January to August. The moderate temperature is truly ideal for travelling. The average lowest temperature is 18° C and the highest is 30° C.
Summer usually starts from early May to early August. The weather here is warm with little rainfall, an ideal condition for relaxing on the beach, long trekking, and some water activities. Meanwhile, July and August are estimated as the hottest months here. You should make a good plan for your holiday before the end of June if you do not wish to experience the scorching heat of this place.
One ideal place for visiting if you spend your trip in summer, Hon Ba Nature Reserve, is within 2 hours from Nha Trang city. It has a mountain at a height of 1,578m above the sea. The main reason for a cool climate around the year, making it a perfect destination for hiding from the summer heat.
The best time to visit Nha Trang
The best time to travel to Nha Trang is between February and May with the average the temperature of 26 – 27° C. If you are a diving enthusiast, you can come to Nha Trang in its peak dive season which lasts from January to October. Also it is said that the best time for enjoying clear water coral-rich dive sites is from April to August, when rainfall is at its lowest level.
Rainy Season in Nha Trang
The annual monsoon period is between September and December, when a heavy rainfall can lead to rather violent thunderstorms and typhoons. At this time price on accommodation is much lower. Keep in mind, if you’re traveling to Nha Trang during this time of the year, be aware of the higher possibility of rain.