Hoi An Weather in January


Season: Dry Season 

Hoi An weather in January is mild. In fact, January is one of the coolest months of the year with average temperature of 19-25℃ (66-77℉). In the dry season, rain does not fall often and the total rainfall is around 92 mm in the whole month. The humidity is not low, reaching about 83%. As a whole, it is comfortable to visit Hoi An in January to enjoy various cultural experiences. 

What's more, the Tet holiday, also known as Vietnamese New Year sometimes fall in January which is the best time to experience the festive atmosphere and dive into local culture. However, travel prices also soar during the holiday.  

Averages for Hoi An Weather in January

Temperature: 22°C / 72°F
High Temperature: 25°C / 77°F
Low Temperature: 19°C / 66°F
Humidity: 83%
Rainfall: 92 mm
Rainy Days: 5 days
Sunrise: 06:13 ~ 06:18
Sunset: 17:26 ~ 17:42

What to Wear in Hoi An in January

Referring to the clothes to wear in Hoi An in January, you should prepare some light clothes like long sleeve shirts, thin knit wears, jeans, and thin overcoats. A cap can help to prevent dazzling sunlight and a pair of sports shoes are very necessary for your old town walking tour in Hoi An.  
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Top Things to Do in Hoi An in January

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One of the top things to do in Hoi An is to stroll around the Hoi An Old Town to appreciate more than 800 old buildings. No wonder it is dubbed the most cultural destination in Asia. The ancient buildings can date back to centuries ago, including the Vietnamese pagodas, representative Chinese traditional architecture, the Japanese-style houses, and French colonial buildings. Here we just list some highlights like Tan Ky House, the Confucius Temple, the Japanese Covered Bridge, and the Assembly Hall of the Fujian Chinese Congregation. Hoi An lures visitors not only for its architectural beauty, but also for the tasty street foods, vibrant night markets and fine beaches. January’s cool weather may not be so favorable for a beach vacation but purchasing fine handicrafts and tasting the most authentic street snacks should not be missed.   


Although January is the beginning of the dry season of Hoi An, it still has some rainfall this month. Remember to take a waterproof raincoat or an umbrella when going out.  
- Last updated on Mar. 17, 2023 by Kate Liu -