The weather is different from North to South in Vietnam. Hue being in the Central Vietnam is hot and humid. The province has only two seasons, wet and dry season, compared to Hanoi or other northern cities which has the usual four seasons.
During February until April is the best time to visit the city of Hue. During this time, the average temperature is around 23 degrees Celsius. It is more comfortable to visit historical sites like Imperial City, Hue citadel, royal tombs, temples and pagodas. There are also festivals during this time of the year.
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In February, Tet Holidays or the Vietnamese New Year is being celebrated. Hue is known for its food and there are even more and better during time of the year. Hue festival is held every April, cultural shows and even reenactment of royal activities are being done. It is one of the grandest festivals within Vietnam.
From May to August can be a little hot already, with an average of 30 degrees Celsius. It is good time to visit Bach Ma National Park. The reserve is cooler than most parts of Thua Thien Hue. Going to beach like Thuan An and Lang Co would be perfect as well.
The rainy season starts in September and ends in December. During this time, there is lesser number tourist in the city. There are certain days which it will not rain and it since places are not crowded, it makes it perfect for travelers who doesn’t like crowd much.
Whichever month or day the travel would be, travelers can choose between complaining about it or just enjoy every moment of it.