Winter season often reminds of cold temperature, frigid zones and gloomy vibe. However, with tropical weather, winter in Vietnam is more pleasant.
In February, the weather in Halong Bay can be still cold and overcast with low visibility yet warmer than January and have more winter sunshine. February is a unique time of the year for visitors to witness Halong Bay in a more remarkable way.
Halong Bay’s weather in February
Temperatures in February do not change much from January with a slight increase to around 18 degrees Celsius. It gets warmer towards the end of the month with highs of 21 degrees Celsius.
The moderate temperatures make Halong Bay a perfect venue for excursions through stunning caves, grottoes and hiking around the islands.
Like January, Halong Bay in February enjoys around 7 hours of sunshine every day with some days are misty and rainy.
In terms of humidity, February is among the driest months of the year with low humidity of around 65-70% and average monthly rainfall is about 22mm over 11 days. This kind of weather is favored by many visitors to enjoy outdoor activities.
What you will enjoy from Halong Bay’s weather in February
What you may not like very much
Local tips for travelling Halong Bay in February
Some festivals you can enjoy in this February
Yen Tu Festival: the festival is held at Yen Tu Mountain, Uong Bi Town, Quang Ninh Province from the 10th day of the first lunar moth to the end of the third lunar month. This festival attracts thousands of visitors coming after Lunar New Year Festival to pray for lucks and health to themselves and their family.
Cua Ong Festival: annually held in Cua Ong Temple, this festival lasts from the second day of the first lunar month to the end of the third lunar month of the year. Joining this festival, tourists have chance to take part in a great ceremony to commemorate famous generals of Vietnam and see 34 statues of Tran Hung Dao’s brave generals.