Hoi An weather: Best time to visit Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An weather: Best time to visit Hoi An, Vietnam

17-01-2017 17:16 Posted by: Thao Tran
When is the best time to visit Hoi An? Know the weather in Hoi An to fully explore the beauty of this captivating city.

Hoi An is famous for its mossed alleys, golden sunshine and houses in corners with yellow walls. Here are some information about Hoi An weather and suggestion of the best time to visit Hoi An:

Hoi An weather

Weather in Hoi An Vietnam is classified into two different seasons: dry season and rainy season.

The rainy season begins in August and lasts until December, dry season is from January to July every year. There are sometimes periods of cold weather, yet they don’t last long. You should keep track of Vietnam travel news to know more about these cold periods to prepare your trip better. 

It seems that, this little old town, regardless rain or sunshine, still attracts tourists when they arrive here.

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On light sunny days (Quang Nguyen Vinh)

Time comes by and leaves the ancient atmosphere to the city sitting peacefully on the bank of Hoai River. Tourists feel Hoi An by its weather. Lengthy rainy days make people feel gloomy, hot days in summer sun make it frustrating.

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Hoi An is as beautiful as a fairy in clear sunshine days (instagram/maonguu)

On clear sunshine days, Hoi An is as beautiful as a fairy. Every little corner, every tree line, every house are gorgeous under sunshine. The early sun makes the city energetic.

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Hoi An in a peaful night day (Anh Tran)

In summer, instead of going to the sea, people want to enjoy the beauty of Hoi An ancient. On rainy days, the beauty of Hoi An is surprisingly defined by the sadness. The rainy streets reflect light of lanterns. The glamour and mystery atmosphere seems to make every tourist fall in love.

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A deserted street under the rain (Hai Trinh Xuan)

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After the rain (Thanh Pham)

When to visit Hoi An?

The ideal time to visit Hoi An is from February to April every year. This is the beginning of summer. There is no longer lengthy rain and not too hot weather. Sunshine weather is definitely favorable for those who want to visit the old town. The favorable weather in Hoi An also makes people feel relieved. 

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Blue sky over the river (Le Minh Dat)

During this time, Hoi An has no rain, sunshine is everywhere. The old town has a new charming cover full of energy and mixing with its old nature to become harmoniously wonderful. The peaceful atmosphere makes it an oasis of love for anyone.

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Cua Dai beach on sunny days (Cao Tran Tho)

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An oasis of love for anyone (Sage Truong)

It’s worth spending time to visit Hoi An in a full-moon night from February to April when Hoi An is the most beautiful. In addition, at the full moon night of the 14th lunar day, there are also bai choi folk song performances, folk games, flower-lantern releasing and traditional cuisine dishes.

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A splendid full-moon night (Paul Lynch)

It’s not a bad idea to visit Hoi An in the rainy season. Unlike summer with noisy atmosphere, rainy season offers tourists with peace and quiet. Furthermore, the fare and accommodation prices are much more affordable for tourists.

Now, you must have the answer for the question what the best time of year to visit Hoi An is. It seems that with the love for this ancient city, regardless of its seasons, the charming beauty of Hoi An is always recognized.

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