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

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Traveling to Hue, Vietnam? If you're planning to go to Hue, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

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 Hue, Vietnam

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

Important essentials 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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Hue, Vietnam

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Hue.

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

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    January

    If you visit Hue during January, you might 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 low 60s F (high 10s C).

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    February

    If you visit Hue during February, you might find 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 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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    March

    March in Hue is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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    April

    April in Hue can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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    May

    May in Hue can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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    June

    June in this region can be sizzling. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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    July

    July in this region is a scorcher. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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    August

    August in Hue is a scorcher and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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    September

    If you are traveling to Hue in September, you will notice that it can be sweltering and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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    October

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

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    November

    If you visit Hue during November, you are likely to see 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).

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    December

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

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