Hoi An, Vietnam: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Hoi An, Vietnam? If you're planning to go to Hoi An, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Hoi An, Vietnam

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

Important essentials for Hoi An, Vietnam

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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).

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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What to wear/what to pack for Hoi An, Vietnam by month

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January

If you visit Hoi An during January, you might see that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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February

If you vacation in Hoi An during February, you might notice 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 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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March

If you vacation in Hoi An during March, you will probably see that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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April

April in Hoi An is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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May

If you are traveling to Hoi An in May, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

June in this region is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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July

July here can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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August

August in Hoi An is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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September

Traveling to Hoi An in September, you will notice that it is really hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

October in Hoi An is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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November

If you go to Hoi An in November, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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December

Traveling to Hoi An in December, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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Activities for Hoi An, Vietnam

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Hoi An.

If you check out a temple, such as Quan Cong Temple, wear:

If you go to the Museum of Hoi An History and Culture, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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