Cat Ba, Vietnam: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Cat Ba, Vietnam? If you're planning to go to Cat Ba, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Cat Ba, Vietnam

Based on the climate and weather in Cat Ba, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

Important essentials for Cat Ba, Vietnam

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Cat Ba, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Cat Ba, Vietnam by month

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January

If you visit Cat Ba during January, you are likely to see that it is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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February

If you visit Cat Ba during February, you will probably see that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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March

March in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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April

April here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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May

If you vacation in Cat Ba during May, you might see that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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June

In June, Cat Ba is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Cat Ba, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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July

If you vacation in Cat Ba during July, you may see that it can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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August

If you visit Cat Ba during August, you will probably find that it is constantly hot and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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September

September in Cat Ba is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

If you vacation in Cat Ba during October, you may see that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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November

Traveling to Cat Ba in November, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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December

December is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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Activities for Cat Ba, Vietnam

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Cat Ba.

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