Just like the climate of other region in the North of Vietnam, January is among the coldest month of the year in Halong Bay. The cold in the sea seems to be more harsh than the inland’s. The temperature ranges from 14oC – 24oC. There is very little sunny day and the average humidity is 60-70%, which is very dry, which is quite pleasant for Western visitors who are familiar with this kind of weather.
January is the month with the lowest level of rainfall only 3mm on the average of 10 days. During this month, the average hour of sunshine per day is 7 hours. The change of getting a cloudy day in January is as high as 72% which mean about 21 days of this month will be cloudy; the bright side is your skin won’t get burnt by the sunshine.
While the average temperature is low, the average temperature in the water is 29°C which is quite a surprise, you will be able to swim in the calm water of the bay.
In contrast with what others think about the January in Halong Bay, January is a busy time when the New Year and Lunar New Year are getting near, and people are ready for their long holiday. Cruising Halong Bay at this time is great idea if you pay a visit to Vietnam.
Read more: How to cruise Halong Bay in January
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