Hoi An Weather in May


Season: Dry Season 

Hoi An Weather in May turns a little hot, but it is still feasible to pay a visit as the temperature has not risen to a very high level. Its average temperature hovers between 25-32℃(77-90℉), but it can be higher on some sunny days. Hoi An in May has a low rainfall of about 58mm, distributed in 13 days. The humidity decreases a lot compared to that in April, arriving at 77%. 

Balmy weather in May makes it favorable to explore the Hoi An Old Town and May also ushers in the dive season on Cham Island which is just 15 kilometers (9.3 mi) off Hoi An.


Averages for Hoi An Weather in May

Temperature: 29°C / 84°F
High Temperature: 32°C / 90°F
Low Temperature: 25°C / 77°F
Humidity: 77%
Rainfall: 58 mm
Rainy Days: 13 days
Sunrise: 05:15 ~ 05:23
Sunset: 18:05 ~ 18:15

What to Wear in Hoi An in May

When it comes to May, visitors who are planning a trip to Hoi An should abandon all thick clothes and airy summer clothes are fairly enough on most days. Summer tops like T-shirts, blouses, and tube tops are good for girls while boys are recommended to wear short shirts and shorts. Make sure to prepare a pair of sandals or flip-flops for your beach vacation. 
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Top Places to Go in Hoi An in May

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Thanks to its fine weather in May, Hoi An welcomes a large number of island hoppers. The Cham Island tops many people’s choices, especially for diving lovers. Not far from Hoi An, the turquoise water and soft beaches allure visitors to enjoy a leisurely vacation there and more interesting water activities can be expected, such as snorkeling, swimming, diving and even fishing. Of course, the beaches closer to Hoi An are also available, like An Bang Beach and Cua Dai Beach, which are busier and more crowded. Hoi An in May offers you more than fine beaches. It is recommended to have fun on the Full Moon Festival held on the 14th day of every lunar month. You will be amazed at its beautiful night views composed of antique buildings and colorful lanterns hanging on the streets.   


In May, it is necessary to protect yourself from strong sun rays by applying sunscreen frequently and wearing sunglasses and hats. 
- Last updated on Mar. 17, 2023 by Kate Liu -