Ho Chi Minh City Weather in December


Season: Dry Season 

Falling in dry season, Ho Chi Minh City Weather in December is dry with low precipitation of 48 mm and about 7 rainy days. A slight temperature decrease can be expected this month. The average temperature varies between 22-31℃. Luckily, no chill days exist in Ho Chi Minh City in December and this is really a great time to visit this Vietnam’s liveliest city, welcome Christmas Day, and celebrate the New Year. 


Averages for Ho Chi Minh City Weather in December

Temperature:27°C / 82°F
High Temperature:31°C / 88°F
Low Temperature: 22°C / 72°F
Humidity: 75%
Rainfall: 48 mm
Rainy Days: 7 days
Sunrise: 05:56~ 06:11
Sunset: 1728 ~ 17:41

What to Wear in Ho Chi Minh City in December

Even in December, the weather in Ho Chi Minh City keeps pretty mild and even a little hot at noon. So you are suggested to prepare some light clothes in your luggage. For example, shirts, light trousers, a thin overcoat, jeans, and a pair of comfortable hiking shoes may be needed.    
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Top Things to Do in Ho Chi Minh City in December

Recommendation Rate of Travel: 

Ho Chi Minh City in December lures travelers from the globe for its fine weather, charming French colonial structures, delicious street food, and more. Visitors could roam around the city center to appreciate French-style Central Post Office, Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, and People's Committee Building. The War Remnants Museum and Cu Chi Tunnels offer a glimpse of past war history, and that’s what you shouldn’t miss about the memory of Ho Chi Minh City. Bui Vien Street and Nguyen Hue Street could be the best places for you to experience the city’s vibrant nightlife. Also, do not miss spectacular fireworks for the New Year.  


As it enters peak travel season in December, Ho Chi Minh City is crammed with international travelers and thus you are suggested to book flights, hotels and other tickets as early as possible.
- Last updated on Mar. 03, 2023 by Kate Liu -