Vietnam Weather in October 2019

October is autumn in the North of Vietnam, is the beginning of the rainy season in the Central Coast of Vietnam, about to be the end of the rainy season in the Central Highlands and South of Vietnam.

There may be occasional weak spells of cool Northeasterly Monsoon in northern Vietnam making the air dry and the temperatures pleasant. There are more rains and long-lasting rains in the Central Coast of Vietnam. The Central Highlands and South Vietnam may or may not have nice days at the end of the rainy season depending on each year.

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

1/ October 2019 begun with lovely weather in northern Vietnam and Central Coast of Vietnam: mostly sunny and pleasant temperatures. There were some torrential rains in the Central Highlands and South of Vietnam putting and end to a weak of dry weather in these regions: the rainy seasons remained.

Also it is the high tide season in the South of Vietnam with high water level of the Mekong that flooded several river basin regions in the Mekong Delta and cities in South of Vietnam including Ho Chi Minh City. The high-water season of the Mekong is the best time taking adventures in the Mekong Delta in southern Vietnam: lovely food, wildlife, great photography,...

2/ The whole first week of October 2019 marked constant cloudy days with rains which made it definitive into the cool temperature time of the year. Yes, it was still autumn for sure.

3/ A flood at Binh Phuoc (Dong Xoai, Dong Phu) made hundreds of houses underwater.

4/ Torrential rains in the South of the Central Coast, the Central Highlands and South of Vietnam (including Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta) at the end of the first week.

5/ The rainy season has not started in the Central Coast yet which is unusual. It should have been rainy time in the region by now.

6/ The first spell of Northeasterly Monsoon hit the North and the North of the Central Region of Vietnam at mid month, a bit earlier than usual.

The Northeasterly Monsoon officially marked the start of the rainy region in the Central Coast of Vietnam with torrential rains at mid month and with some cities flooded (Vinh, Ha Tinh…).

After a few rainy days as the effects of the Northeasterly Monsoon, the North of Vietnam enjoyed dry days with cool wind and bright sunshine: best autumnal days.

7/ A renewed spell of Northeasterly Monsoon in the last week of October brought the temperatures down in the North dramatically: the winter starts early in 2019. The North of Vietnam had real winter temperatures at the end of October, 2019.

8/ At the end of October, a low pressure air trough entered the East Sea of Vietnam strengthening to be a tropical storm, Typhoon No. 5 in Vietnam in 2019 which is international coded Matmo. The typhoon caused strong winds inland from Quang Ngai to Ninh Thuan and heavy rains in the Central Coast (Hue to Ninh Thuan) and in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. Regions in Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh and Phu Yen were flooded, several houses were destroyed.