Weather in Vietnam in May

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Visiting Vietnam in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 33°C (92°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 53.9% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 5.5cm (2.2inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 14.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Vietnam. Sea temperatures are a very warm 29°C (84°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Vietnam with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Vietnam in the months of January, February, March, April, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Vietnam in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in Vietnam.

May has average maximum temperatures of 33°C (92°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 53.9% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 5.5cm (2.2inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 14.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Vietnam in May?

Yes, May is an excellent month for swimming in Vietnam with very warm sea temperatures 29°C (84°F).

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Vietnam?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in Vietnam.

May has average maximum temperatures of 33°C (92°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 53.9% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 5.5cm (2.2inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 14.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Vietnam. Sea temperatures are a very warm 29°C (84°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Vietnam with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Vietnam warm in May?

Yes, Vietnam is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in Vietnam in May is 33°C (92°F). The average maximum temperature is 32°C (90°) in the previous month and 33°C (92°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Vietnam in May is 30°C (85°F). The average temperature is 29°C (83°F) in the previous month and 29°C (85°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Vietnam in May?

The average day light hours per day in Vietnam in May are 12.7. The sunshine percentage is 53.9% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Vietnam in May

The average maximum temperature in Vietnam in May is 33°C (92°F). The average maximum temperature is 32°C (90°F) in the previous month and 33°C (92°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Vietnam in May is 30°C (85°F). The average temperature is 29°C (83°F) in the previous month and 29°C (85°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Vietnam in May is 26°C (79°F). The minimum temperature is 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 26°C (78°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Vietnam in May

During May the average day light hours are 12.7 per day in Vietnam. The sunshine percentage is 53.9% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Vietnam in May is typically 13.7 during May. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Vietnam in May

The average sea water temperature in Vietnam in May is 28.8°C (83.8°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Vietnam in May

The average total rainfall in Vietnam in May is 5.5cm (2.2inches) and on average there are 14.1 rainy days in May making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Vietnam in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Vietnam in May is 26°C (79°F) which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning. The dew point is 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 26°C (26°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Vietnam in May is typically 88.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 88.6% in the previous month and 88.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Vietnam in May is typically 72.2%. The average relative humidity is 72.6% in the previous month and 72.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Vietnam in May

The average maximum wind speed in Vietnam in May is typically 22KM/H (14MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 20KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 22KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Vietnam in May is typically 8KM/H (5MPH). The average wind speed is 7KM/H (5MPH) in the previous month and 8KM/H (5MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Vietnam in May is from the South West.

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