Perhaps the best time to tour the whole nation.
Typhoons can lash the central and northern coastline until November.
During the Tet festival (late January or early February), the whole country is on the move and prices rise.
North of Nha Trang can get cool weather. Expect chilly conditions in the north.
In the far south, clear skies and sunshine are the norm.
(Jul & Aug)
Prices increase by up to 50% by the coast; book hotels well in advance.
All Vietnam, except the far north, is hot and humid, with the summer monsoon bringing downpours.