Nha Trang weather in May

May is a good time to visit Nha Trang, but only if you enjoy very hot weather.

You can expect around eight hours of sunshine daily interspersed with the occasional afternoon rain shower. Daytime temperatures average 29°C (84°F).

How hot is it in Nha Trang in May?
Maximum daytime temperatures in Nha Trang in May reach an average high of 32°C (89°F), with high heat and humidity, and low of 27°C (80°F).

How sunny is it in Nha Trang in May?
There are normally eight hours of bright sunshine each day in Nha Trang in May; that's around 66% of daylight hours.

Sunrise & sunset in May?
Sunrise is around 5:20am with sunset around 6:00pm.

How warm is the sea around Nha Trang in May?
The average sea temperature in Nha Trang in May is 29°C (84°F).

Does it rain in Nha Trang in May?
There are usually seven days with some rain in Nha Trang in May; the average monthly rainfall is 54mm (2in).

How windy is it in Nha Trang in May?
May sees an average hourly wind speed of 12 kilometres per hour (7.5 mph; 6.5 knots).

What to do in Nha Trang in May?
Weather conditions in May are excellent for sunbathing and swimming as well as snorkelling and scuba diving the waters of Hon Mun Marine Park and Nha Trang Bay. The water temperature is around 29°C (84°F).

May is also a good time to explore the surrounding sights such as the Po Nagar Cham Towers and the Long Son Pagoda as well as cruising the outlying islands or hiking forest trails to Hon Ba Mountain.

Local holidays?
Labour Day – 1st May; Reunification Day – 2nd May.

May is a busy time in Nha Trang as it falls during the summer high season. During this period, you need to book early and can expect higher hotel prices.

Nha Trang weather in May

Temperature icon High Temp: 32°C (89°F)
temperature icon Low Temp: 27°C (80°F)
sun icon Sunshine: 8 hours per day
Moderately hot icon
Daylight: 12 hours per day
wind icon Wind speed: 12 km/h (7.5 mph; 6.5 knots)
umbrella icon Wet Days: 7 days with some rain
rain cloud Rainfall: 54 mm (2 in) per month
Moderately hot icon Comfort Level: High heat & 76% humidity
Moderately hot icon
UV Index: Extreme
swimming icon Sea Temp: 29°C (84°F)
Nha Trang, Vietnam

Best time to visit Nha Trang

The best time to visit Nha Trang for a beach holiday is from late-December to early-April during the dry season, when the weather is sunny, warm and mainly dry.

Nha Trang weather overview

Nha Trang weather by month

Source: Meteorological data for Nha Trang is based on weather statistics gathered during 2012 to 2021 by Vietnam's National Hydro-meteorological Service (NHMF) at the closest weather station: Cam Ranh International Airport (CXR), located 30km (18mi) south of Nha Trang.

Advice on the best time to visit a particular destination is based on average local weather statistics, when the weather conditions are generally better than at other times of the year. We consider high and low temperatures, risk of rain (and thunderstorms, etc.), amount of sunshine and sea temperature. For general outdoor activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 18°C (64°F) and 27°C (80°F); and for hot-weather activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 24°C (75°F) and 32°C (89°F). Often, the best times to visit correspond to high season and therefore involve higher prices.

Latest update: Nha Trang weather in May: 12 June, 2024

Disclaimer: The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. Weather data and conditions at any given location and time are unpredictable and variable. We assume no responsibility and can not be held legally responsible for any decisions made on the basis of the information presented on this site.