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

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

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.

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

January

If you visit Hoi An during January, you are likely to find that it is warm. 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals

February

February in Hoi An is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

March

March in this region is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

April

If you vacation in Hoi An 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 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion

May

May in Hoi An can be sweltering. 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:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella

June

If you vacation in Hoi An during June, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Rain boots
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Rain boots
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses

August

August in Hoi An is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts

October

If you vacation in Hoi An during October, you are likely to find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

November

November in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A, B and C
  • A SIM card that works in Hoi An
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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