Hoi An Weather in October


Season: Rainy Season 

Right in the rainy season, Hoi An weather in October is rainy and very humid. October might be the rainiest month of the year and the precipitation peaks at the level of 525 mm. There may be about 16 days with heavy rainfall according to the historical data, bringing a higher risk of flooding, especially in the second half of the month. The humidity this month keeps high, around 84%. Lots of rainfall cools down the city a little as temperature fluctuates between 23-29℃(73-84℉) on average. Travelers feel comfortable about the moderate temperature and this is also the best time to avoid crowds if you don’t mind October’s monsoon showers. 


Averages for Hoi An Weather in October

Temperature: 26°C / 79°F
High Temperature: 29°C / 84°F
Low Temperature: 23°C / 73°F
Humidity: 84%
Rainfall: 525 mm
Rainy Days: 16 days
Sunrise: 05:35 ~ 05:44
Sunset: 17:17 ~ 17:36

What to Wear in Hoi An in October

If you are visiting Hoi An in October, light and breathable clothes are essential. Tops like shirts and blouses are proper and this is still good time for dresses. However, as there is too much rainfall, it is recommended to prepare some quick-drying clothes and a raincoat. Sometimes, a thin jacket or hoodie may be needed for cool rainy days. If the streets are flooded, you may also need a pair of rain boots.   
Hoi An Clothes in October October Wear in Hoi An

Top Things to Do in Hoi An in October

Recommendation Rate of Travel: 

Visiting Hoi An in October, the main downside is its unpredictable rainy weather. However, it is a good chance to avoid large crowds to enjoy the antiquity and tranquility of Hoi An Ancient Town. Step on the quiet streets to appreciate the centuries-old buildings and experience the cultural fusion of China, Japan, France and Vietnam. Another top thing to do is to enjoy a spectacular circus show combining Vietnamese culture, history and daily activities in Hoi An Lune Center. Also, do not miss the Precious Heritage Museum by Réhahn, which is a small museum collecting a lot of photos and artifacts telling Vietnamese stories by a French photographer.  


1. Make sure to check weather forecast in advance if you are visiting Hoi An in October to avoid stormy days. 
2. The travel costs including hotel accommodation are lower cheaper in October.
- Last updated on Mar. 17, 2023 by Kate Liu -