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

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

When to go to Hue, Vietnam

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

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

January

January in Hue is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you vacation in Hue during February, 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 60s F (high 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Hue in March, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses

May

If you vacation in Hue during May, you are likely to find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s 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 occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals

June

Traveling to Hue in June, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Tank tops
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Light shorts
  • Waterproof footwear

July

July in Hue is blindingly hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Light dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Light shorts
  • Tank tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis

August

August in Hue is unbearably hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Light dresses
  • Tank tops
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light shorts
  • Rain coat

September

If you visit Hue during September, you are likely to find that it is extremely 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:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella

October

October for Hue is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Hue during December, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Hue, 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 Hue
  • 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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