Vietnam Weather in August 2019

August is in between the summer and autumn in the North of Vietnam, in between the hot and dry season and the rainy season in the Central Coast, the rainy season in the Central Highlands and South of Vietnam.

 There may be typhoons in the North and the Central Coast of Vietnam which may cause floods in the affected regions. The Southwesterly Monsoon may be strong which makes the sea rough from Binh Thuan to Ca Mau, Ca Mau to Kien Giang (including the Rach Gia Gulf). The strong Southwesterly Monsoon causes excessive torrential rains in the Central Highlands and South of Vietnam.

The Con Dao Islands and Phu Quoc Island may have strong wind and rough sea.

Below you can find more details about the weather in Vietnam in August 2019.

1/Typhoon No.3 in Vietnam in 2019 (Typhoon Waphi) made landfall at Mong Cai City (Quang Ninh) making its way along the coast at the beginning of the month.

Torrential rains were found in the far-northern mountains in both the Northeast and Northwest of Vietnam and in the Red River Delta before, during and after the typhoon. Landslide at Hau Thao (Sapa, Lao Cai) was a result of excessive rains.

Streets flooded in cities in Quang Ninh, Hai Phong and Hanoi during the typhoon. Streets in Dien Bien Phu City were flooded due to torrential rains before the typhoon made landfall.

2/ Floods in Thanh Hoa (Quang Son, Muong Lat) lasted for a few days. This was due due torrential rains caused by influence from the typhoon.

3/Torrential rains in the Central Highlands and South of Vietnam.

4/Thunderstorms with strong gusts of winds were found in Saigon.

Violent waves in Ca Mau and Kien Giang destroyed several houses and the shoreline.

5/Phu Quoc Island was flooded for a few days in the first week of August 2019.

6/At the end of the first week and beginning of the second week of August 2019, there were bad floods in the Central Highlands of Vietnam in Dak Lak, Dak Nong, Lam Dong, a part of Dong Nai and Binh Phuoc. Da Lat was badly flooded. The floods lasted for a few days.

7/The weather pattern in northern Vietnam changed to that of autumn from the second week. More torrential rains in the far northern mountains of Vietnam.

8/During the second week, the North of Vietnam, the Central Coast from Thanh Hoa to Phu Yen had a heat strike while the Central Highlands were still suffering from the floods. The heat strike influenced the North of Vietnam for nearly a week in the mid of the second week to the mid of the third week of August 2019. Then there were torrential rains in all over the North.

The heat strike continued in the Central Coast till the end of the third week.

9/The fourth week marked some brief high temperatures in the far-northern mountains and the Central Coast but mostly pleasant temperatures all over Vietnam. Some torrential rains in the far-northern mountains as the North is coming into autumn.

10/The end of August 2019 marked with the arrival of Typhoon Podul (Typhoon No. 4 in Vietnam in 2019) which made landfall between Ha Tinh and Quang Binh causing torrential rains in the North of Vietnam and the north of the Central Coast. At sea, another tropical depression had formed and was expected to come to Vietnam.