Hanoi Weather in October


Season: Rainy Season or Autumn

October is the last month of the rainy season. Hanoi weather in October becomes milder. There is an obvious decrease in temperature compared with that in September. It lowers to around 23-29℃(73-84℉). The precipitation also decreases a lot. Though there are still about 9 rainy days on average this month, the total precipitation decreases to 130mm. Apart from that, the humidity this month is about 77%. And all those factors make October a favorable month to visit Hanoi.

With the mild weather and cool wind blowing, Hanoi’s fallen leaves turned yellow and red. Hanoi in October enchants travelers not only for its comfortable weather, classic architecture, and exhilarating ethnic culture but also for its poetic and romantic atmosphere brought by autumn. 


Averages for Hanoi Weather in October

Temperature: 26°C / 79°F
High Temperature: 29°C / 84°F
Low Temperature: 23°C / 73°F
Humidity: 77%
Rainfall: 130 mm
Rainy Days: 9 days
Sunrise: 05:48 ~ 05:59
Sunset: 17:21 ~ 17:44

What to Wear in Hanoi in October

Visiting Hanoi in October, you should prepare outfits like long sleeve shirts or trousers, thin sweaters or jackets. In early October, some light clothes are needed, especially at sunny noon. And warm clothing like jackets is required in early mornings and at cold nights. Remember to prepare a pair of lightweight and comfortable sports shoes for city walking tour.  
Hanoi Clothes in October October Wear in Hanoi

Top Things to Do in Hanoi in October

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In Hanoi’s October, one of the top things to do is to take a walking tour in the Old Quarter. You will enjoy crossing the time-worn streets to appreciate ancient architecture, and taste authentic Vietnamese snacks. If you feel tired of bustling city life, visit the Temple of Literature & National University to learn more about academic Vietnamese history and traditions. Also, if you are interested in trekking, Ba Vi National Park would be an ideal place to go where the Mexican sunflowers just bloom in time. If you happen to visit Hanoi around October 10th, which is the Capital Liberation Day, many red national flags and different decorations can be seen on the streets of the city.


It is still possible for travelers to suffer sudden rainfall during October, so you’d better prepare a raincoat or an umbrella.
- Last updated on Mar. 03, 2023 by Kate Liu -