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

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

When to go to Mong Cai, Vietnam

Based on the climate and weather in Mong Cai, the best time to go is November. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Mong Cai, Vietnam by month

January

January is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans

February

If you go to Mong Cai in February, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear

March

Traveling to Mong Cai in March, you will notice that it is warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Mong Cai in April, you will notice that it is warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Mong Cai in May, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Mong Cai in June, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Mong Cai in August, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September for Mong Cai is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Mong Cai in October, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Mong Cai in November, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Mong Cai in December, you will notice that it is mild. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Dresses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Mong Cai, Vietnam

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Mong Cai, 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 Mong Cai
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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