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

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

When to go to Vung Tau, Vietnam

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

What to wear/what to pack for Vung Tau, Vietnam by month

January

January can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Vung Tau during March, you are likely to find that it is really hot and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Vung Tau during April, you are likely to find that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Vung Tau during May, you are likely to find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 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 sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Vung Tau during June, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 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 about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Vung Tau in July, you will notice that it is constantly hot and somewhat 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:

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

August

If you visit Vung Tau during August, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 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 about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Vung Tau during September, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 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 about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Vung Tau in October, you will notice that it is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Vung Tau during November, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Vung Tau is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Vung Tau, Vietnam

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Vung Tau, 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 Vung Tau
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Theft can be a problem, so pack theft protection, including locks for luggage and a money belt or pouch
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

Check out our guides for these other locations: Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States of America, Tangting, Nepal, Brandenburg, Kentucky, United States of America, Eunice, Louisiana, United States of America, Zamboanga, Philippines, Laupheim, Germany, Polmont, Scotland, United Kingdom, Verzasca Valley, Switzerland, Plymouth, England, United Kingdom, Mont Ventoux, France, and Landskrona, Sweden.