Best Time to Visit Can Tho – Weather Advice by Month

In Can Tho, It is best visited between December and February when it is cool and dry at night, while monsoon rains saturate the place between July and November. If you don’t like excessive heat, avoid March to June. Therefore, it doesn’t really matter when you visit, as the Mekong Delta looks fantastic in full sun and full rain. Travel companies may list tours for the rainy period, but plan your trip dates carefully or your trip may be a washout.

By Thomas Vietnam at | Updated: Oct 03, 2020 | Can Tho Travel Guide

Local are loading flowers to floating market during Lunar New New!

Being in southern Vietnam, Can Tho has a tropical climate and three seasons – dry, rainy and flooding. Rainy season in Can Tho lasts from May to November; dry season from December to April. There are no typhoons in Can Tho, but annual flooding. It starts from mid-August to October. The total number of sunny hours is 2,561 hours per year (source: Vietnam Institute for Building Science and Technology). Average humidity per month is 86.6%. The least humid month is March (78.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (87.9%). Wind in Can Tho is usually calm. The annual average rainfall is 1,946 mm with 189 rainy days per year.

Can Tho weather December, January, February

Harvest time in Can Tho in December, January, February

Weather is perfect this time of year in Can Tho to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 31°C (87.8°F) and 24°C (75.2°F). On average, it rains an insignificant amount. These times of year are the busiest with tourists. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance.

Recommended things to do: Can Tho floating market & wildlife, flower village, best exploring & cycling around countryside, fruit gardens, romantic sunset 247, wildlife and nature, cruising on the green water duckweed with the natural waterways. Two weeks before Lunar New Year is super to see the villages and local life.

Can Tho weather March, April, May

Best time to see Can Tho Sunrise and sunset
Best time to visit Can tho during New Year

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel hot. Highs range from24°C (75.2°F) to 33°C (91.4°F) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 3 days of significant precipitation per month. These ones are the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Recommended things to do: Can Tho floating markets and small canals, rice fields by scooters, trekking in nature, biking & off the beaten paths, Can Tho city tour & sunset cruise.

Can Tho weather June, July, August

Best time for tropical fruits in Can Tho in June, July, and August

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. Highs range from23°C (73.4°F) to 32°C (89.6°F). and These months see moderate precipitation with 3 to 5 days of precipitation per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Recommended things to do: Can Tho street food tour by scooter, Can Tho walking street food tour, best of Can Tho, Can Tho cooking class.

Can Tho weather September, October, November

Best time to see the green nature and forest in September, October, November from Can Tho

Fall daily highs range from 23°C (73.4°F) to 31°C (87.8°F), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains a normal amount: 2 to 6 days per month. September – November is fairly slow season for tourism in Can Tho, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Recommended things to do: Can Tho River Tour, Can Tho wildlife tours, Can Tho unique tours, Can Tho cycling tours, Can Tho motorbike tours.

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Can Tho Gondola Ride with Sampan
November 27, 2020
Can Tho Gondola Ride with Sampan

Taking a rowing sampan in Can Tho is so much pleasure and authentic experience for Mekong Delta trip. This ride is considered as “getting in maze of Mekong canals and hidden villages in Can Tho”. It is even on the same way to unlock both Cai Rang and Phong Dien floaitng market.


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