The best time to visit Ho Chi Minh city runs from December to April in dry season when the sky is clear, the land and scenery are incredibly lush and the waters on the Mekong Delta are very calm.
Ho Chi Minh city is much closer to the equator so the temperature is warm all the year, with the averaging temperature around 28°C. The region has a tropical climate of the two distinctive seasons. Firstly, dry and then it experiences the wet. It is suggested that visitors should visit the place during the dry seasons so that they can enjoy the fullest. The climate starts from December and it continues to be the same till April. This is known to be the hottest of the year with the average temperature of 28°C (82°F). It may even reach up to 39°C ( 102°F) in the noon and it is usually found in the late April. But, in the December the temperature may fall to 16°C (61°F) in the morning.
Humidity is very much moderate in the month of December and the climate begins to decrease from January and in the April; the temperature reaches to its peak. In case the travelers are traveling during this time, then the foreign travelers can easily escape from the sticky weather condition of Saigon.
In case, the tourists want to enjoy the activity and want to celebrate Christmas and New Year with local people then they can certainly visit from December to April. These times, streets and hotels are filled with colorful decorations, people hang out and enjoy shopping in a lot of sale-off shops. It is also a great opportunity to see how Southern Vietnamese enjoy their own “Tet” Festival.
It is also said that any time of the year is a good time to visit the place. It offers a pleasant climate and hardly suffers from the natural disasters.