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Thu, 24 Jul 2014. Last updated Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:42

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Binh Thuan weather is typified by hot, dry and windy weather. The province is much affected by tropical climate with two distinct seasons: rainy season (May to October) and dry season (November to April). The average temperature is about 29°C.


Binh Thuan is located in the tropical monsoon climate with a hot and dry weather in South Central Coast. There is no winter in Binh Thuan. The province is also the driest place in Vietnam with two distinct seasons:  the rainy season runs from May to October, while the dry season starts in November and ends in April. The temperature is high about 29 °C all year round. The average humidity is 75-85%; and the average average rainfall is 800 - 2000 mm per year. The total hours of sunshine are 2459 hours per year. These figures are seasonally differential. Eastern coastal area including Phan Thiet City is affected by the oceanic climate of South Central Vietnam with low precipitation and humidity. Meanwhile, the region between northwestern and southeastern areas is portrayed by temperate and unstable rainfall level. La Nga River watershed includes the entire watershed lying within two districs of Duc Linh and Tanh Linh. This area is mainly affected by weather in Southeast Vietnam and weather in Central Highlands. It has lower temperature and higher rainfall. Sea area and Phu Quy Island are characterized by a cool and temperate climate.


Binh Thuan weather by month


Poshanu Tower in Phan Thiet


Binh Thuan weather is typified by two distinct seasons: rainy season and dry season. The rainy season lasts from May to October, while the dry season stretches from November to April. The average temperature in this province is 26-27°C. In rainy season, the temperature in Binh Thuan does not fluctuate much, ranging around 30°C. The average high temperature is seen in August (about 31°C), while the rest months witness a same level of 30°C. The average low temperature in rainy season is 25-26°C. The gap between these temperatures is about 5°C. The average precipitation in this season reaches about 150mm. it rains mostly in June and August with the rainfall of above 170mm. In August, the figure mounts nearly 200mm. During this season, heavy rains occur more often but not last long. And the total rainfall in rainy season is not too high. The average humidity is about 79%.

Binh Thuan in dry season undergoes moderate temperature period. The average temperature in this season fluctuates around 28°C. The highest average temperature is seen in December (25.1°C), while the lowest one is estimated in April (21°C). The gap between the average high temperature and low temperature is not stable. The biggest difference is seen in December with the average high temperature of 30°C and the average low one is 23°C. Meanwhile, the smallest gap is pointed in April (2°C). Interestingly, the temperature range is on the rise from January to March, suddenly falls in April, followed by an increase in May. As it is dry season, the rainfall here is very little, below 45mm per month. The highest precipitation is seen in November with about 42mm, and the lowest one is in January and March (6mm).


Best time to travel Binh Thuan


A corner of a beach in Phan Thiet


Binh Thuan province has famous tourist attractions as Phan Thiet and Mui Ne. Though Binh Thuan climate is portrayed by two distinct season, it is suitable to visit at any time of the year. If you travel Binh Thuan in dry season, you will have chances to visit many beautiful landscapes in Phan Thiet and Mui Ne. You will be enticed by Mui Ne Sand Dunes, beaches, Rom Island, Poshanu Tower, and Khe Ga Lighthouse… During the early months, you also have a chance to take part in cultural activities and festivals as traditional Boat Racing Festival in Phan Thiet City. Beaches and sand dunes are much more attractive and beautiful in dry season. If you are fascinated by sea sports and magical changes of sand dunes in Binh Thuan, you should come here in rainy season. In summer months, it is windier, which facilitates you to participate in activities as windsurfing and sailing. As being less affected by the northeast monsoon, Binh Thuan is an ideal destination for you to travel all year round. To determine when is the best time to travel Binh Thuan, it is much dependent on your travel plan and activities in its.

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