Nha Trang’s beaches are among the most beautiful in mainland Vietnam, so Nha Trang is a popular tourist destination. Many tourists travel to Nha Trang for scuba diving and snorkeling. If you want to make your trip as smooth as possible, some information about Nha Trang’s weather may be helpful. Let’s take a look at some features of its climate!
1. Nha Trang’s climate and temperature
Nha Trang City is located in the central coastal region. Nha Trang’s weather features a tropical monsoon that is influenced by the sea, so the climate is quite mild year-round. The average temperature of Nha Trang is about 26 – 28°C.
2. Year-round Nha Trang’s weather: When is the best time to visit Nha Trang?
In the year, Nha Trang will have two distinct seasons: the wet season and the dry season. Each season will have its interesting characteristics and be suitable for different activities.
2.1. Dry season (from January to September)
The dry season usually begins in January and ends in late September. Especially, from January to May in Nha Trang, it rains less; the sun is not too harsh; the air is quite cool.
Coming to Nha Trang in the dry season, visitors can visit ideal tourist destinations such as Doc Let beach, Hon Mun Island, Hon Chong Island, Hon Tre Island, etc. Especially, you can take part in some ocean activities like cruising, swimming, snorkeling, and surfing at the islands and beaches.
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2.2. Wet season (from October to mid-December)
The wet season in Nha Trang is quite short. It usually lasts from September to mid-December. The temperature does not drop too low, the rainfall accounts for 80% of the annual rainfall. During this time, there are fewer visitors coming here so it is not as crowded and noisy as in the peak season.
However, Nha Trang is still enjoyable in the wet season. Tourists will be stunned by the quiet and peaceful beauty of the sea. The sea in Nha Trang turns gray in the rain at first, but it will soon become picturesquely beautiful under the rainbow. You can sit quietly in a cafe, sipping a cup of hot tea and watching the rain fall on the sea. The charming, serene scene of the Nha Trang beach will make you get lost in a place of great nostalgia.
Besides, you can also visit the National Oceanography Museum, Dam Market, Long Son Pagoda, etc. In case you want to find a year-round attraction in Nha Trang, VinWonders Nha Trang is a place not to be missed.
This is a must-see tourist attraction on Hon Tre Island for anyone visiting the coastal city. The complex is 50 hectares in size and includes amusement parks, hotel accommodations, and first-rate resorts with first-rate amenities.
There is a 3,300-meter long cable car that provides the best view of Nha Trang Bay. One of the best things to try when coming to VinWonders Nha Trang is to spend an entire day here to play all the games. Adults will enjoy activities such as bungee jumping, free-falling towers, roller coasters, and others. There is also a children’s play area with a variety of exciting amusement activities if you are traveling with children.
In general, you can travel to Nha Trang at any time of the year. The dry season is ideal for outdoor activities such as ecotourism, ocean tourism, and water sports; while the wet season may be more appealing for tourists that want to visit cultural and historical sites.
3. Must-try seasonal foods in Nha Trang
If you visit Nha Trang during the wet or dry season, you will be able to not only admire the beautiful nature and explore the ocean world but also to try many delicious Nha Trang dishes. Here are four seasonal foods that you must try in Nha Trang.
- Grilled Fermented Pork Roll (Nem Nuong)
Grilled fermented pork roll is a delectable specialty that visitors to Nha Trang should not miss. It is a popular dish in the coastal city. Nem nuong is served with rice paper and a variety of fresh vegetables. The sauce for nem nuong is meticulously prepared, as it is an important component that enhances the flavor of the dish.
There are approximately 20 restaurants that serve this special dish on many main streets in Nha Trang City, including Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, Le Loi, Hoang Van Thu streets, etc… Among them, Dang Van Quyen and Ngoc Tien are the most popular restaurants.
- Rice vermicelli with grilled fish and jellyfish (Bun cha ca)
Your trip to Nha Trang would be incomplete unless you tried this type of noodle soup. Although bun cha ca is processed simply, it has brought the natural flavor of the sea to diners.
The bouillon for the dish is made entirely of fish with only a few spices. Parboil the rice vermicelli and place it in the bowl, then top with jellyfish slices and grilled chopped fish. Then pour the bouillon into the bowl. Rice vermicelli with grilled fish and jellyfish tastes best when it is hot. The combination of crunchy jellyfish and the natural sweetness of the bouillon creates a delicious dish. When you enjoy this dish, make sure to include raw vegetables, chili, and lemon.
- Jellyfish vermicelli (Bun Sua)
The jellyfish vermicelli of Nha Trang is a signature dish of this coastal city. It is popular among both locals and tourists. The dish includes meat, shrimp, crab, grilled chopped fish, and a tasty shrimp paste. Instead of meat, the broth is frequently made with fish. Thanks to this, the jellyfish vermicelli has a sweet and delicious flavor that you will fall in love with.
Jellyfish vermicelli is especially delicious in the summer because jellyfish helps to cool down the inner body heat. You can easily enjoy a delicious bowl of jellyfish vermicelli at 170 Bach Dang, 6 Han Thuyen, Ninh Hoa Rice Noodles on Yet Kieu Street, and so on.
Banh can – a street food so popular in Nha Trang city. It is made from rice flour pancakes cooked in round pans over coals with your choice of egg, fresh or dried meat, and seafood. The pancakes come with fatty pork meatballs and shredded green mangoes on top. It is served with a bowl of fish sauce, fried onions, and mango chunks.
Can cake can be found all over Nha Trang so you should have no trouble finding it. You can eat it in the morning at the stalls on Hoang Van Thu Street, or in the afternoon at Thap Ba, on Nguyen Trai and Thanh Hien streets.
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4. Weather in Nha Trang today: TIPS for travelers
- Don’t forget to check the weather forecast by looking up “Nha Trang’s weather today” before planning your trip
- Apply sunscreen to protect your skin throughout the dry season in Nha Trang.
- Bring appropriate clothing and accessories depending on the season: warm clothes, raincoats, umbrellas, sandals for the wet season; sunscreen, sunglasses, easy-breezy clothes for the dry season.
- From April to August, many jellyfish appear on Nha Trang beach which may cause itching and burns if touched. As a result, visitors should keep this in mind when engaging in Nha Trang beach activities at this time.
- Having accommodations booked in advance will be important. To be proactive with your schedule, you should book your hotel and airline tickets about 1 to 2 months in advance.
One of the places to stay with a prime location, convenient transportation, and many incentives when booked early that cannot be ignored is the Vinpearl Nha Trang system of hotels and resorts. With 8 modern hotels/resorts located in good locations in the beautiful coastal city, Vinpearl Nha Trang is the ideal resort for you if you desire to come to Nha Trang at any time in the year.
Coming to Vinpearl Nha Trang, visitors will experience the best resort services today, a system of modern and comfortable rooms, a luxurious restaurant with a diverse menu of Asian – European dishes. Many internal facilities are integrated such as a spa, gym, infinity pool, lively bar… all of which will surely bring visitors a vacation full of memorable memories.
Above is the information about Nha Trang’s weather. We hope it will be helpful for your vacation in Nha Trang. Do not hesitate any longer. Schedule a trip to Nha Trang today, and don’t forget to book voucher, combo, tour to Nha Trang to enjoy the best deals for the trip!