Cu Chi, Vietnam: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Cu Chi, Vietnam? If you're planning to go to Cu Chi, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Cu Chi, Vietnam

Based on the climate and weather in Cu Chi, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Cu Chi, Vietnam by month

January

If you vacation in Cu Chi during January, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion

February

If you are traveling to Cu Chi in February, you will notice that it can be very hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

March

Traveling to Cu Chi in March, you will notice that it is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

April

If you vacation in Cu Chi during April, you are likely to find that it is blindingly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Tank tops
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light dresses
  • Waterproof footwear

May

In May, Cu Chi can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the 90s F (mid 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Cu Chi, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts

June

June in Cu Chi is really hot and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage

July

In July, Cu Chi is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. 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 Cu Chi, with most of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear

August

August in Cu Chi can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

If you are traveling to Cu Chi in September, you will notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses

October

In October, Cu Chi is really hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Cu Chi, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella

November

November in Cu Chi can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion

December

December in Cu Chi can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Cu Chi, Vietnam

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A, B and C
  • A SIM card that works in Cu Chi
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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