If you are scheduling your holiday in Vietnam, Quang Binh is an unparalleled destination you should not miss. Quang Binh Province has a terrain varied by mountains, lowlands, islands, forests, as well as seas, and rivers. All of these combine to make the enthralling and spectacular natural scenery in Quang Binh. However, the climate is very harsh. Let’s follow this article to find out what is the best time to visit Quang Binh and lots of interesting things here.
The weather in Quang Binh Vietnam
Quang Binh is located in the tropical monsoon, affected by the climate of the North and South in Vietnam so it is divided into two seasons: Dry season and rainy season.
Temperature in Quang Binh
The average annual temperature is 23 – 25°C, with the highest temperature being 41°C in the dry season and the lowest possible down to 6°C in the rainy season. The hottest period is from June to August, with an average temperature of 28°C while from December to February has an average temperature of 18°C.
Humidity and wind in Quang Binh
Quang Binh has above average humidity throughout the year. There are several months in the extreme humidity. February is the most humid month (85.5% relative humidity), and June is the least humid month (63%)
In Quang Binh, the wind is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is December with an average speed of around 4.7 knots (5.4 MPH or 8.7 KPH). Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) reach 8.4 knots, it is also considered a light breeze.
Seasons in Quang Binh Viet Nam
The dry season
The average temperature during the dry season is 30 – 35°C, from April to August. The Southeast wind influences the dry season. However, due to the regulation of the East Sea, the climate of Quang Binh is quite chilly at night. As the most attractive side of the province of tourism is nature such as beaches and caves, the weather in these months could facilitate travelers to enjoy many great outdoor activities.
The rainy season
The rainy season is from September to March next year with an average temperature of 18 – 23°C. The average annual rainfall is 2000 – 2300mm with 83% between July and December.
In the rainy season, Quang Binh has many typhoons and sudden floods. Also, on rainy days, the level of water in Son River rises, so you cannot visit Phong Nha cave. You can still explore other caves such as Tien Son cave or Paradise cave.
The most and least crowded months in Quang Binh Vietnam
February is the busiest month for tourism in Quang Binh, followed by September and August. Prices for accommodation and transportation will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance.
The least crowded month is July, those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
The best time to visit Quang Binh Vietnam
The best time to travel to Quang Binh Province is in the dry season, from April to August. During these months, the weather is beautiful and sunny. So it is very suitable for sightseeing and outdoor activities. You should pay attention to the weather forecast to plan your trip and equipment and clothes accordingly.
The best things to do in Quang Binh Vietnam
To explore Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park & venture into the cave population
Being the World Natural Heritage since 2013, mostly covered by tropical rainforests, Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park has interlaced and giant ancient massif and woods. It’s also home to many endangered species and various interesting plant species. As the special topography, Phong Nha Ke Bang offers countless activities, among them cave tours by boat as well as mountain climbing, hiking, and trekking.
There are lots of spectacular caves such as Son Doong cave – The biggest cave in the world, Phong Nha Cave – With a wet cave and a dry cave, Paradise Cave (Hang Thien Duong) – With its special shape, this cave is one of the most famous caves in Vietnam…
To visit scenic attractions
Besides national park and mystic caves, it is also considered an interesting tourist destination with many attractive destinations in Quang Binh such as Bang Mineral Hot Spring – The sole hot water source with the temperature of 105ºC, Canh Duong Village – 400-year old village, Quang Phu Sand Hill, Da Nhay beach…
The best foods to try in Quang Binh Vietnam
Quang Binh Province has lots of tasty foods. It may take you over one month to try all the best local food in Quang Binh. However, if you don’t have much time, you should try Banh Loc (Flour Cake), Banh Beo, Banh Xeo, Chao Banh Canh, Sup Luon (Eel Soup).
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Finally, the best time to visit Quang Binh is from April to August in the Dry Season. You can try a lot of activities such as trekking, climbing, swimming and exploring caves as well as try lots of traditional dishes like Banh Loc, Banh Beo and Sup Luon. When do you want to visit Quang Binh? Let’s plan to Visit Quang Binh soon to explore many interesting things here.
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