How is the weather in Halong bay? When is the best time to travel to Halong bay?

Halong bay is located in the North Vietnam and has a rich variety of weather throughout the year.  It can be divided into cold dry winter and hot humid summer. 

The cold and dry season lasts from November to April when temperature ranges from 12 – 24 degrees. The coldest months are January and February, not ideal for swimming and it can be foggy some days with strong moonsoon. Despite of this feature, this is always the high season and busy for travel lines in Halong bay. It’s less rain, cool and light sunshine. May to October is hot and humid season. Temperature avarages 26 – 37 degrees. It’s sunny and hot, perfect for swimming and water sport activities.  The highest rainfall occurs from July to September, even October and may affect the Halong bay overnight cruise. The cruise sometime must be cancelled due to the unexpected typhoon and heavy rain. 
In summary, it’s fine to visit Halong bay all year round but from October to December, and from March to June are the most suitable to appreciate Halong bay.

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