Da Lat is cool all year round thanks to its location on Lam Vien plateau, climate is temperate, so it is very comfortable, Da Lat does not have 4 seasons like in other areas but one day it takes place according to the season. In the morning, the air is gentle, refreshing like spring sky, at noon, the rays of sunlight rise in golden high with the wind like summer, the highest temperature is about 32°C. In the afternoon, it is gentle like a fall swine cloudy and cold evening, the gi Asia, trembling like winter, the average low temperature is about 9 - 10°C, the lowest temperature ever measured was in May 1/1998 about -0.6°C.
I - Weather in Da Lat in the rainy season
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1 - Typical rainy season in Da Lat
The rainy season in Da Lat starts from May to October. Therefore, the rainy season lasts for several consecutive months and the rainfall is concentrated at the end of the year. Rain in Da Lat is usually showers that appear at noon and thunderstorms and thunderstorms appear in the evening, sometimes until early the next morning. The number of sunny days in Da Lat's rainy season is very small, the average temperature per day ranges from 15 - 16oC.
May is the start of the rainy season of Da Lat, at this time, visitors should prepare raincoats or umbrellas to avoid being interrupted.
June, July, August and September is the time of entering the middle of the rainy season. Therefore, the day-to-day weather can change erratically, "cooler" than sunny, but you can buy it immediately, so visitors should also pay attention to costumes.
2 - What to experience
If you are a person who likes inner life and likes to watch the rains that bring a little noise covering each small street, you should come to Da Lat in the rainy season. Activities you can experience this weather in Da Lat are:
Wandering cafes to watch the rainfall: In Da Lat, there are many famous cafes with unique design styles, making their own mark. Visitors can easily choose a prominent coffee shop and invite friends to gossip, take pictures, or wander to watch the rainfall. If the rain is small, visitors can experience the feeling of walking in the rain, watching the dreamy streets of Da Lat. Some beautiful cafes in Da Lat such as:
- Viva Coffee & House Da Lat: No. 5 Trieu Viet Vuong Street, Ward 4, Da Lat City; Phone number 0903 69 00 59.
- Da Lat Golf Cafe: No. 14 Dong Da, Da Lat City
- Da Lat Mountain View: No. 25 Hoang Hoa Tham, Da Lat City.
Enjoy the hot food of the foggy city: In the chilly weather, the rain is very suitable for enjoying the cuisine here. Attractive dishes you cannot miss when coming to Da Lat in the rainy season such as chicken leaf hotpot, oxtail hotpot, tile baking, hot bean milk, banh mi, baked rice paper, ...
Going to bars, clubs: Da Lat at night also has many attractive places for young people such as The Fog bar, Heyla Cocktail Bar ...
3 - Notes when visiting Da Lat in rainy season
- Before preparing to plan the trip, visitors should monitor the weather carefully, avoid storms or heavy rain. In the rainy season, but the weather is not safe and bad, you should not book the ticket at that time.
- Prepare necessary rain gear for distant days such as clothes, raincoats, non-wet shoes, waterproof backpack, coat, scarf, medicine ...
- Priority should be given to arranging an itinerary to visit and explore indoors instead of boating or hunting clouds outdoors. It is possible to always up the contingency plans to take effort, money and time.
II - Weather in Da Lat in the dry season
1 - Characteristics of the dry season in Da Lat
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The dry season starts from November to April, the temperature fluctuates from very little rain and warm weather. This season is less cloudy, the nighttime temperature lowers, and the temperature range is quite large.
From November to December, Da Lat enters the season between the rainy season and the dry season, so the temperature remains low around 12-14oC, early morning and evening often have thick fog. Visitors should pay attention to their travel and attire.
January and February are the months with the lowest temperatures of the year, at night the temperature can drop below 10oC. If you come here at this time, the other visitors should prepare themselves towels and warm clothes to stay healthy.
Dalat weather March and April are quite similar to January and February, but the temperature will be slightly better. Discovering Da Lat at this time, visitors will be "overwhelmed" by hundreds of thousands of blooming flowers.
2 - What to experience
If visitors are interested in exploring, understanding the culture, people and festivals here, you should come here in the dry season. Da Lat in the dry season is very convenient to visit, visit or participate in cultural activities. Visitors need to prepare the necessary equipment to be able to experience the dry season of Da Lat.
Beautiful scenes: In Da Lat, there are many beautiful scenes to visit and has its own features nowhere such as Cau Dat Tea Hill, Tuyen Lam Lake, Lang Biang Mountain, Artichoke flower ...
Flower gardens: Going to Da Lat flower gardens, visitors will admire many beautiful flowers of the land of mist such as hydrangeas, wild flowers, rose grass hill...
Linh Phuoc pagoda - Source: Tuan Dao
Sacred place: Linh Phuoc pagoda - is an ancient architectural work with the bold culture of our country. With the harmonious combination between the pagoda and the tower and beautiful oriental architecture, this is an interesting spiritual tourist destination that you should experience.
Cycling around Xuan Huong Lake
Attending Da Lat Flower Festival: this is an event held every 2 years in this city and some other localities in Lam Dong province in December. This is an opportunity to display all kinds of flowers. Ornamental plants from many regions of the country, even around the world.
Da Lat street food: Coming to Da Lat, visitors must once enjoy all the specialties of this place such as baked rice paper, strawberry shake, ...
Convenient for shopping at Da Lat market, visitors can buy specialties in Da Lat as gifts for their relatives. This place has always been a tourist attraction for foreign tourists, but you need to learn about the Da Lat weather before coming. Above are some basic information for you to have an interesting travel experience.