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

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

When to go to Khe Sanh, Vietnam

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

What to wear/what to pack for Khe Sanh, Vietnam by month

January

If you vacation in Khe Sanh during January, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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:

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

February

If you vacation in Khe Sanh during February, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Khe Sanh is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Khe Sanh in April, you will notice that it is sweltering and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Khe Sanh is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Khe Sanh during June, 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 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:

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

July

If you go to Khe Sanh in July, you will notice that it is scorchingly hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Khe Sanh during August, 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 high 70s F (mid 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Khe Sanh in September, you will notice that it is unbearably hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Khe Sanh in October, you will notice that it is extremely hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November here is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit Khe Sanh during December, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature.

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Khe Sanh, Vietnam

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Khe Sanh, 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 Khe Sanh
  • Appropriate museum wear

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