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

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

When to go to Dong Ha, Vietnam

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

What to wear/what to pack for Dong Ha, Vietnam by month

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February for Dong Ha is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Dong Ha during March, you are likely to find 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 low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Dong Ha during April, you are likely to find that it can be blisteringly hot and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Dong Ha is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Dong Ha can be blisteringly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Dong Ha during July, you are likely to find that it can be sizzling. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (mid 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 once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Dong Ha during August, you are likely to find that it is sweltering. 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).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Dong Ha during September, you are likely to find that it is scorchingly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 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 occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Dong Ha during October, you are likely to find that it is really 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 low 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Dong Ha in November, you will notice that it is hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December here is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Dong Ha, Vietnam

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Dong Ha, 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 Dong Ha
  • Appropriate museum wear

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