Weather in Vietnam, and Northwest Pacific


Mark Twain said, “Everybody talks about the weather … “, so here are some information sources for you to talk about the weather in Vietnam, too.

Tropical Storm Risk.  Tropical Storm Risk (TSR) offers a leading resource for predicting and mapping tropical storm activity worldwide. The public TSR web site provides forecasts and information to benefit basic risk awareness and decision making from tropical storms. The new TSR Business service and web site offers real-time products of unrivalled accuracy for the detailed mapping and prediction of tropical storm impacts worldwide.

NW Pacific Satellite Photo – Japan (updated every hour, about ten minutes past the hour)

Tropical Cyclone Information: Japan Meteorological Agency Map showing predicted storm track. Updated regularly. Can zoom in, animate, etc. Note: Vietnam is 7 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), so 00:00 UTC is 07:00am the same day in HCM City.

2013 Pacific Typhoon Season

“Typhoon season” in the Pacific is generally May – November. On average, 27 tropical storms form in this basin every year. The below map shows the 2013 Pacific Typhoon Season. Click the linked years below the map to see other seasons.


Latitude/Longitude Distance Calculator (to determine distance of typhoon).

HCM City Latitude 10.75 N – Longitude 106.43 E
Phan Thiet  Latitude 10.9 N – Longitude 108.1 E
Phan Rang  Latitude 11.6 N – Longitude 109.0 E
Tide Chart – Saigon Port

Average and Current Conditions, and 5 Day Forecasts – Yearly Average Conditions (by Month)
Ho Chi Minh City, Ha Noi, Da Nang

BBC Weather – 5 Day Forecast
Ho Chi Minh City, Ha Noi, Da Nang,

CNN Weather – Current Conditions & 5 Day Forecast
Ho Chi Minh City, Vung Tau, Phan Thiet, Can Tho, Ha Noi, Da Nang, Tuy Hoa

Weather Underground – Current Conditions and 5-day Forecast
Vietnam – all reporting locations Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Phan Thiet, Tuy Hoa, Nha Trang, Da Nang

The Weather Channel – Current Conditions & 10-Day Forecast
Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Phan Thiet

All available locations in Vietnam: An Nhon – Vung Tau

Tiếng Việt by Google Translate

Posted: Jul 15, 2007  Updated: Jul 26, 2016