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

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

When to go to Dalat, Vietnam

Based on the climate and weather in Dalat, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Dalat, Vietnam by month

January

Traveling to Dalat in January, you will notice that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

February

Traveling to Dalat in February, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

March

March for Dalat is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Dalat during April, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Dalat in May, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Dalat in June, you will notice that it is hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat

July

In July, Dalat is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Dalat, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

August in Dalat is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

September

In September, Dalat is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Dalat, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear

October

If you vacation in Dalat during October, you are likely to find that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat

November

If you vacation in Dalat during November, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 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 sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage

December

If you go to Dalat in December, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Dalat, Vietnam

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Dalat, 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 Dalat
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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