Ho Chi Minh City Weather in April


Season: Dry Season

April is the last month of the dry season and also the hottest month of the year. With the average temperature ranging from 26-35℃ (79-95℉), the Ho Chi Minh City weather in April remains hot and the temperature sometimes can soar up to over 38℃ (100℉) at noon. In April, the humidity is 72%. The rainfall keeps at a pretty low level. The precipitation accumulates to 50 mm and there are about 5 rainy days this month.  

Broadly speaking, the super hot weather in April makes this month not so favorable for many outdoor activities, except for some green space exploration or water park amusement. Vietnam’s Reunification Day falls at the end of this month, when some celebrations are held.     


Averages for Ho Chi Minh City Weather in April

Temperature:30°C / 86°F
High Temperature: 35°C / 95°F
Low Temperature: 26°C / 79°F
Humidity: 72%
Rainfall: 50 mm
Rainy Days: 5 days
Sunrise: 05:35 ~ 05:50
Sunset: 18:04 ~ 18:06

What to Wear in Ho Chi Minh City in April

Ho Chi Minh City welcomes its hottest days this month and travelers who plan to come here in April should prepare some light and airy clothes like T-shirts, light dresses, shorts and comfortable flip-flops. Remember to pack your sunglasses and a graceful sun-blocking hat to protect yourself from strong UV rays.  
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Top Things to Do in Ho Chi Minh City in April

Recommendation Rate of Travel:

There are fewer tourists this month in all attractions and the hot weather makes April more suitable for indoor activities and sightseeing like visiting museums and theater. The War Remnants Museum should be a top bucket-list sight where travelers can learn deep about the Vietnam War and more brutal details. The Museum of Vietnamese History is a good place for daytime sightseeing where visitors can see a lot of cultural relics about Vietnam’s history. It is also recommended to enjoy a fantastic acrobatic performance in Saigon Opera House. If you are adventurous enough, then do not miss Cu Chi Tunnels to explore underground. April is a high time for water amusement. Dam Sen Water Park and Suoi Tien Theme Park are among the best water parks in Ho Chi Minh City.   


It is recommended to apply sunscreen frequently and wear sunglasses to prevent scorching sunlight.  
- Last updated on Mar. 02, 2023 by Kate Liu -