Southeast Asia – weather

To travel to anywhere you should also always concern to the weather of the place where you will visit. And, here under is the most helpful information about the weather in the Southeast Asia included: Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, Myanmar in order to help you have a more perfect and convenient trip:

  1. The weather in Vietnam
  2. The weather in Cambodia
  3. The weather in Thailand
  4. The weather in Laos
  5. The weather in Myanmar

 

1. The weather in Vietnam

Vietnam is a long country, it is lengthened from the north through the central area to the south of Vietnam. Among, each of this area is appeared by each of a different kind of the weather.

The weather in the northern Vietnam

Different from the weather in the central and southern Vietnam, there are four seasons in the northern Vietnam is Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Each season is included three months, and the first season in a year in the northern Vietnam is Spring: this season is lengthened from January to March, the temperature is around from 15 to 25 degree. Although this season has often appeared the small raining, this is a very beautiful season in a year, almost of the most important festivals of Vietnamese is organized in this special season.

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Spring in the northern Vietnam is the season for all kinds of flower open

Among important festivals in the spring of Vietnamese has the most important festival of Vietnamese is New Year, during all of cities and provinces from the smallest to the largest cities are showed a lot of the interested festivals, for example, the festival of Perfume Pagoda where is located nearby Hanoi, it is just far from Hanoi around 60km by bus, every year from January to March is there are so many domestic tourists from all cities and provinces of Vietnam from the central to the southern areas come here to take part in this special festivals, they come here in the first dates of the new year to pray for a happy whole year or there are also many another purposes to be wished at here such as there are also some tourists pray to have baby, some travelers want to rich….but almost people hope and want a year with the security and good health.

Besides the unique festival of Perfume pagoda, the festival of Ba Chua Kho Temple during the new year period of Vietnam is also very known and crowded by the travelers come here, with Vietnamese is this temple is considered as one of the most hallowed temples in the northern Vietnam, people also come here for the different purposes but their main purpose is always has a good health and rich…….

Enjoy a boat trip by a rowboat along the river in Perfume Pagoda in the spring festival

If you visit any place in the northern Vietnam in this spring, then you also should bring some thin warm clothes to prepare for the cold dates, on the other hand you do not need to bring a lot of the thick clothes to keep the spaces in your luggage to buy the pretty souvenirs in your trip to Vietnam.

The second season in the northern Vietnam is summer: This season is from April to June, the temperature of this summer season is around from 30C to 38C, although this season is hot, there are a lot of travel activities which are organized in this season because there are many children whose do not have to go to school at this time, almost families prefer to travel to the beautiful beaches of Vietnam such as Cua Dai beach in Hoi An, Phu Quoc island, Nha Trang beach city, Mui Ne beach in Phan Thiet….or there are also many another families prefer to the mountainous areas of Vietnam to enjoy the fresh air and meeting the ethnic groups in the northern Vietnam such as Sapa, Dien Bien Phu, Ha Giang….

Sapa Vietnam Weather

Sapa in the summer is the most beautiful time to travel and explore

You should bring the thin and light clothes if you travel to the northern Vietnam in this season, there are not much raining in this season, but sometimes you will meet the hard rainy but it is also passed fast so not worry, but there is one thing you should bring during your trip is water, the sunny will make you lost water very much while you can not find or buy water everywhere in the removed sightseeing in the northern Vietnam.

The third season in the northern Vietnam is Autumn: This season is still considered as the most beautiful one in four seasons in the northern Vietnam, this season is lengthened from July to September, the weather is always cool in this season because it is not too hot and not too cold as well, but sometimes there are some storms and heavy rain in this season so it is also not too convenient and ideal for the tourist to explore and relax at some beaches the northern Vietnam in this season, but it is fine for you to discover the mountainous areas of Vietnam such as Ha Giang, Sapa, Dien Bien Phu, Lai Chau….because there are not many storms which are appeared or come to these high areas of Vietnam, besides that Hanoi capital is also the safe place for you to avoid if there is any storm appeared in the northern Vietnam.

Ha Giang Vietnam in the Autumn

Autumn in Ha Giang one of the mountainous province in the northern Vietnam

The fourth season is winter, this is also the last season in the northern Vietnam in a year: The winter is lengthened from October to December, it is very cold, the coldest places are the remove provinces and destinations in the north of Vietnam such as Meo Vac in Ha Giang, Sapa, Dien Bien Phu, Lai Chau, Cao Bang…, the temperature in these mountainous areas is around 5C-20C. In the cities and provinces in the delta area is around 10C-25C.

You should bring some clothes with you if you travel to the northern Vietnam in this cold weather, although the temperature is around 10C-20C but it is very biting, it is not cold like in some foreign countries, the winter in the northern Vietnam is very hard and uncomfortable. But instead of that, the weather in this season is the most stable comparing with three seasons above, so this season is also the high season to travel around Vietnam.

The weather in the central Vietnam

The weather in the central area of Vietnam is often included two seasons, the wet and dry season but nowadays the weather in this area is little similar with the weather in the northern Vietnam although in the winter at here is not as cold as in the winter of the north. You can travel this area anytime in a year because the weather is not as hard as in the provinces of the north, you are still possible to visit all sightseeing although it is rain or sunshine, the rain at here is not too heavy and strong as well as the sunshine at here is not too hard, but the best time for you to visit this area is from December to May because this time is the dry season in this area, it is the wet season is from June to November, but you will always feel cool if you explore this area in the wet season. So, the time to travel to the center of Vietnam should depend on your condition, it should not depend completely on the weather at here because each of season has its own convenience and inconvenience.

Hoi An one of the cultural heritages in the world

Hoi An is considered as one of the cultural heritages in the world

While you are traveling to the center of Vietnam, you also do not need to bring a lot of the thick clothes because it is easy and comfortable about the weather anytime for you to travel this destination anytime. Furthermore, the center of Vietnam is also very famous with the cheap and good clothes, so do not bring too your clothes from your home is a chance for you to buy the new and cheap ones at here. Especially, you should tailor some clothes in Hoi An if you travel to this old town where is considered as one of the cultural heritage in the world, it is very very beautiful with the old town and the beach nearby.

The weather in the southern Vietnam

Quite different from the north and the center of Vietnam, the weather is encompassed clear two seasons is the wet and dry season, the wet season is around from May to November with a lot of rain, the dry season is from December to April with a lot of the sunshine, but the sunshine of this area is not as hot and hard as in the center and the north of Vietnam, it is much more comfortable because it has the high humidity, so you will not feel dry your skin as you live in the north.

Ben Thanh market in Ho Chi Minh City where you can buy anything

Ben Thanh market in Ho Chi Minh City where you can buy anything

That’s why there are a lot of people whose like the weather in the southern Vietnam than the weather in the northern Vietnam, people whose lived in the southern Vietnam still say that they can not stand the hard weather of the north, but there are also many persons whose live in the northern Vietnam say that they want to experience four seasons in a years to have a chance to change their fashion as well as feel each different season once they live in the northern Vietnam.

2. The weather in Cambodia

Not like as in Vietnam, Cambodia has just two seasons in a year, it is the wet and dry season. The dry season is from December to April, the wet season is from May to November. Each season has its own beautiful, if you travel to Cambodia in the wet season you will have a chance to see water everywhere you arrive, you must take a boat trip many places while exploring Cambodia because it is the vast water.

And, one of the most beautiful sightseeing where is appeared the vast water is Tonle Sap lake, discovering this great lake you will have a chance to sit on a motor boat to run along river and lake and have a chance to see and find about the daily like the locals on their boats at here.

The weather in Cambodia

Tonle Sap lake in Siem Reap Cambodia in the wet season – this is the great lake and also the largest lake in Asia

In the dry season, you have a chance to experience the hot in Cambodia, it is very hot and the sunshine is full day from around 5 am to 6 pm, with the sun is raised very early in the morning and set late in the afternoon like this you will have a longer day so that you can visit more sights in Cambodia although you have a short time at here, especially Angkor Temples complex with Angkor Wat temple and other famous temples in this area.

It is very easy and convenient for you to bring your personal luggage once travel Cambodia because its weather is very stable, it is around 25C-38C all time. You just need to bring some thin clothes and it is enough. But, you always prepare an umbrella to travel around all sightseeing in Cambodia because the weather in the dry season is very sunshine but it is much rain in the wet season, so an umbrella with you on your trip to Cambodia is necessary and helpful.

3. The weather in Thailand

Also the similar as Cambodia, Thailand also has two seasons is the rainy and wet season. The rainy season is lengthened from May to November and the dry season is lengthened from December to April. In fact, even Thailand is in the rainy or the dry season is anytime it is also nice and worthwhile for you to explore this golden temple country, this country is encompassed fully the natural and cultural sightseeing and the most beautiful beaches so you can combine these to choose the most suitable with your period.

The weather in Thailand

The Mekong River Delta in Thailand in the wet season

The dry season in Thailand is not like as the summer in the northern Vietnam, it is hot but it not hot as hard as like in the hot weather in Vietnam, the summer and dry season in Vietnam do not have much the humility like in Thailand so you will feel little more comfortable to stay in Thailand than Vietnam, but you will never feel a cool autumn and spring, a cold winter and a hot summer and you will have a chance to experience four seasons once travel Vietnam.

4. The weather in Laos

Laos is still a poor country and this poverty is a part to be caused by its hard weather, the hard conditions about nature make Laos very difficult to develop anything. Laos has the weather is similar to Thailand, Cambodia, and the southern Vietnam is Ho Chi Minh City, it has two seasons is the dry season from October to April and the wet season from May to September.

The weather in Laos

The dry fields in the dry season in Laos

Laos is still very famous with its dry season because in this season the sunshine and the hot wind of Laos is blown until to some cities and provinces of Vietnam such as Thanh Hoa, Dien Bien Phu, Lai Chau…it is really hot and inconvenient. But you will have a chance to visit an incredible country by the most friendly and kindest people, perhaps Laos is a unique country where still keep all its traditional habits and customs in Asian area. Visiting Laos you will not have to worry anything about the robbers, pillagers…Although the weather is very hard about both of the dry and wet seasons, it has much rain in the wet season and so hot in the dry season but instead of that you will explore a very neglected country where there have still not yet developed so much tourism as well as other industrial branches, so although the weather in Laos is hard, you also do not miss to visit this special and traditional country if you had a chance to go to Asian countries.

It is very convenient for your luggage to travel to Laos because you just need some thin clothes to be enough. If you must bring some warm and thick clothes in your luggage to travel in the winter of the northern Vietnam, then you do not have to worry about this if you travel to Laos anytime in a year.

5. The weather in Myanmar

Completely different from four countries Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Laos. Myanmar has three seasons in a year, it is the hot season from March to April, the rainy season is from May to October, the cool season from November to February. But it is not so different from the rainy season with the cool season in this country, so normally it is considered as having just two seasons in this country is the rainy or wet season and hot or dry season.

The weather in Myanmar, southeast asia weather

Myanmar the country of the hallowed temples and pagodas

Myanmar is a Buddhist country, almost most famous sights and heritages in this country is the ancient temples and pagodas so the weather is not affected too much to your trip at here, it means that you can visit Myanmar (Burma) anytime through a year. But because the temperature in the hot season at here is sometimes raised 40C, so you should not visit Myanmar in March and April if you do not like the hot of this country.

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