Weather in Sapa + The Best Time to Visit?

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What is the weather in Sapa / Lao Cai province?


What is the weather in Sapa (Lao Cai) in northern Vietnam?

It is very important question by travelers heading to Sapa in Lao Cai province in the north of Vietnam > What is the weather in Sapa? Sapa is the mountain area in northern Vietnam and the weather can rapidly change from day to day, and if you will be traveling on a motorbike or if you want to hike in Hoang Lien Son national park it is very important to know it. Sapa has almost all the types of weather through the all year – sunny, foggy, cloudy or rainy days, low temperatures and also high temperatures.

What is the best time to visit Sapa in Vietnam?

The best time to visit Sapa in Lao Cai province is in the dry season, in the months from October to April. But in the winter months (December, January, February) can be also sometimes very cold (especially in January).  But you can visit Sapa all year round, temperatures are not so high like in another places in the north of Vietnam.  The average temperature is approximately the same as in Ha Giang or Lai Chau mountain province. But in the Sapa mountain area the weather can change very fast from day to day. However, the amount of precipitation in the rainy season (June, July, August) is higher than in Hanoi. Below are detailed statistics of weather in Sapa through the year (temperatures, rainy days, snowfall, windspeed, cloud and humidity, sun hours, visibility). ➜ Current weather in Sapa.

Current weather in Sapa (Lao Cai):



Max, Min and Average Temperature in Sapaicon-angle-double-down

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Max, Min and Average Temperature in Sapa (Data provided by WorldWeatherOnline.com)


Rainfall and Rainy Days in Sapaicon-angle-double-down

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Rainfall and Rainy Days in Sapa (Data provided by WorldWeatherOnline.com)


Snowfall and Snow Days in Sapaicon-angle-double-down

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Snowfall and Snow Days in Sapa (Data provided by WorldWeatherOnline.com)


Max and Average Wind Speed and Wind Gust in Sapaicon-angle-double-down

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Max and Average Wind Speed and Wind Gust in Sapa (Data provided by WorldWeatherOnline.com)


Cloud and Humidity in Sapaicon-angle-double-down

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Cloud and Humidity in Sapa (Data provided by WorldWeatherOnline.com)


Sun Hours and Sun Days in Sapaicon-angle-double-down

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Sun Hours and Sun Days in Sapa (Data provided by WorldWeatherOnline.com)


Visibility in Sapaicon-angle-double-down

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Visibility in Sapa (Data provided by WorldWeatherOnline.com)

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