Ho Chi Minh City is located in the tropical monsoon near the equator with high temperature and two distinct rainy – dry season. The rainy season is from May to November, and the dry season is from December to April of the following year.
On average, Ho Chi Minh City has 160 to 270 hours of sunshine a month, which average temperature is 27 ° C, the highest up to 40°C, the lowest at 13.8°C. Every year, the city has 330 days on average with temperature of 25 to 28 ° C. The average rainfall of the city reaches 1,949 mm / year, about 159 days of rain, of which the highest is 2,718 mm, the lowest is 1,392 mm. Rainy season most occurs in the months from May to November, accounting for about 90%, especially in June and September. In the city center, rainfall distribution is uneven, subject to increase to Southwest – Northeast wards. Urban districts and districts in the north have higher rainfall than the rest.
Ho Chi Minh City is affected by the two main wind directions are monsoon west – southwest and north – northeast. It can be said that Ho Chi Minh City is located in a region without storms. As with rainfall, the air humidity in the city rises 80% in the rainy season, and 74.5% in the dry season. Average air humidity is 79.5% per year.
|HCMC Weather in January||21 °C||77%|
|HCMC Weather in February||23 °C||70%|
|HCMC Weather in March||25 °C||70%|
|HCMC Weather in April||27 °C||79%|
|HCMC Weather in May||28 °C||79%|
|HCMC Weather in June||30 °C||80%|
|HCMC Weather in July||26 °C||83%|
|HCMC Weather in August||28 °C||84%|
|HCMC Weather in September||25 °C||85%|
|HCMC Weather in October||23 °C||85%|
|HCMC Weather in November||23 °C||78%|
|HCMC Weather in December||24 °C||77%|