How is the Hanoi Vietnam weather in July? It’s extremely hot. July is at the peak of summer in Hanoi, the temperature in July can get up to 40°C and remain for some days. The long sunshine hours and high heat in Hanoi this time make bad weather for outdoor activities.
I - Tips when visiting Hanoi in July
Do not forget to bring sunscreen. July is the summer peak in Hanoi. The day’s temperature is pretty high, ranging from 26.5°C to 34.1°C, some days it can reach up to 40°C. The average sunshine is 9.6 hours. The rainfall is about 253mm.
When visiting Hanoi in July, do remember to limit going out at the peak hours from 11am to 3pm and bring an umbrella or a raincoat. Do not forget to pack sunscreen, long-sleeved shirts and drinks to protect your skin from the harsh sunlight. Check the Hanoi weather before having plans to travel here.
Hoan Kiem lake - Source: Kenh14
II - Top things to do when visiting Hanoi in July weather
Some July-travelling activities or experiences in Hanoi fit for the weather that you can consider such as:
1 - Ba Vi national park
The greenery and fresh air are the best things to see and get in Ba Vi National Park. In July, the temperature in Ba Vi is about 26-28°C, much cooler than Hanoi. Being close to nature for several days at a villa or resort such as Melia Ba Vi Mountain retreat is highly recommended.
Other attractions near Ba Vi to visit Hanoi in July are Ba Vi Stone Church in the middle of the forest, Thien Son Suoi Nga amusement park, cactus house, Thuong temple or the tourist area of Ao Vua.
- Location: Ba Vi Mountain, Ba Vi District, Hanoi.
- Entrance fee: 60,000 VND / adult ($2.58)
- Tour guide rental: 300,000 - 500,000 VND / day ($12.93 - 21.55)
- Tent or camp rental: 120,000 - 200,000 VND / night ($5.17 - 8.62)
2 - West Lake water park - best place for visiting Hanoi in July
The West Lake Water Park is one of the best water parks in Hanoi that attracts a large number of visitors. This is one of the most ideal cool down places in summer. West Lake Water Park is full of attractive entertainment complexes with 35,560m2, with 2 significant subdivisions: Water Park and New Sun Park.
Hanoi weather July is the time for water fun games to try such as highway slide, black tube slide, aquarium, massage pool, lazy river.... At the fascinating New Sun Park, you can also challenge yourself with adventure games.
Hanoi weather in July is suitable for having fun at the West Lake Water Park - Source: Kenh14
Location: No.614, Lac Long Quan street, Tay Ho district, Hanoi
Opening hours: 8:00 - 20:00 (Monday - Friday) and 7:00 - 20:00 (Saturday - Sunday)
+ Water park:
- Monday - Friday: 145,000 VND / adult ($ 6.25) & 120,000 VND / child ($5.17)
- Saturday - Sunday: 170,000 VND / adult ($7.32) & 140,0000 VND / child ($6.03)
- Same price for adult & children after 5pm: 90,000 VND / person ($3.87)
+ Water Park + New Sun Park:
- Monday - Friday: 220,000 VND / adult ($9.48) & 170,000 VND / 1.1-1.2m child ($7.32) & 120,000 VND / 0.9-1.1m child ($5.17)
- Saturday - Sunday: 240,000 VND / adult ($10.34) & 190,000 VND / 1.1-1.2m child ($8.18) & 140,000 VND / 0.9-1.1m child ($ 6.03).
3 - Enjoying shows of water puppets
Visiting Hanoi in July, aside from sightseeing activities, you can enjoy a water puppet show to understand more about Vietnamese culture. The water puppet is one of the ancient arts of Vietnam (10th century), a harmonious mixture of music, the craftsmanship of the artists’ hands, the quintessence of wood carving,...
You can experience the water puppetry show at:
- Thang Long Water Puppet Theater:
Address: No.57B Dinh Tien Hoang street, Ly Thai To ward, Hoan Kiem district
Phone number: 0243 824 94 94.
- Vietnamese cultural space - Lotus Water Puppet Centre:
Address: No.16 Le Thai To street, Hang Trong ward, Hoan Kiem district
Phone number: 0243 9381 173.
Avoid coming on weekends because the park is full of people during these days.
Visiting Hanoi in July is not the best idea, however, for best-budget travelers, this is a good time to experience.