Ho Chi Minh City Weather in August


Season: Rainy Season 

In general, the Ho Chi Minh City weather in August stays hot and humid. Its average temperature keeps about 28℃( 82℉) while the high temperature can reach 32℃(90℉) at its hottest moment and till evening, it cools down quickly and the average low temperature keeps about 24℃(75℉) at night. August retains rainy weather and there are 22 rainy days averagely this month, bringing a high precipitation of 265 mm. 

The weather in the month is favorable for city sightseeing and nature exploring if you don’t mind sudden short rain showers in the afternoon. There may also be thunderstorms occurring but typhoon hardly lands in August.


Averages for Ho Chi Minh City Weather in August

Temperature: 28°C / 82°F
High Temperature: 32°C / 90°F
Low Temperature: 24°C / 75°F
Humidity: 83%
Rainfall: 265 mm
Rainy Days: 22 days
Sunrise: 05:42 ~ 05:44
Sunset: 18:03 ~ 18:17

What to Wear in Ho Chi Minh City in August

Referring to the clothes to wear in Ho Chi Minh City in August, it is suggested to pack some light clothing as the weather is hot. Take your short-sleeve shirts, blouses, dresses and light trousers. A thin overcoat or jacket is needed in cool mornings or evenings. And this month still has a lot of rain, so take your rain gear.      
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Top Things to Do in Ho Chi Minh City in August

Recommendation Rate of Travel: 

In general, the weather in August does not affect your arranged itinerary too much. Stay indoors when the sudden shower is pouring. After it or when it’s sunny, it is suggested to appreciate stunning landmark buildings in the city, like Reunification Palace, brick-red Notre Dame Cathedral in the city center and Central Post Office nearby. Ladies may be interested in the pink-colored Tan Dinh Church where the most beautiful pictures can be captured. If you want to capture fabulous city night views, then climb up to the 262-meter-high (860 ft.) Bitexco Financial Tower before the sunset, which is the tallest building in the city. If you are planning to purchase some small gifts or observe locals’ daily lives, then Ben Thanh Market should be the best destination. 

- Last updated on Mar. 03, 2023 by Kate Liu -