The good weather Cat Ba to visit

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Cat Ba Island has long been famous for its clear blue beaches, which attract tourists from all over the world. If you want to add Cat Ba Island to your list of vacation destinations this summer, don't miss the article about the weather Cat Ba below. It gives you useful information when traveling or consulting Cat Ba Island weather

Where is Cat Ba?

Cat Ba is an archipelago of 367 islands, including Cat Ba Island in the south of Halong Bay, Quang Ninh Province. Another name for Cat Ba Island is Pearl Island, which properly represents the beauty of this island. Cat Ba Island’s location is about 25 km from Ha Long City and about 30 km from Hai Phong City.  Recognized by UNESCO as a world biosphere reserve, Cat Ba is constantly being invested in and developed to become an international tourist destination in the future.

Cat Ba Island weather

Cat Ba Island weather in the tropical monsoon area is influenced by the ocean, so the winter is less cold and the summer is less hot than the mainland.

  • Rainfall: 1,700–1,800 mm/year, fluctuating seasonally. The rainy season is mainly in July and August.
  • Average temperature: 25-28 °C; seasonal fluctuations.
  • In the summer, it can go above 30 °C.
  • In the winter, it can average 15–20 °C, but sometimes it can drop below 10 °C (when there is a northeast monsoon).
  • Average humidity: 85%.

The most ideal time to travel to Cat Ba is from April to the end of June. When it's summer, the weather is cool and pleasant.

July and August are months of heavy rain and rough seas. You should watch the weather forecast carefully to prepare for your trip and not fall on a stormy day. In addition, from November to March, the weather will become a bit colder, but except for the effect on swimming, other sightseeing activities are still extremely comfortable. This period is off-peak, which leads to lower prices as well.

Read more: Hanoi to Cat Ba - Transportation Options for Your Convenient Journey

The good Cat Ba Island weather

The good Cat Ba Island weather

Cat Ba Island weather - Monthly Averages

The weather in Cat Ba is hot, humid, and rainy. It rains almost every month. The month with the most rain is July and August, the least rain is February. The hot season lasts from May to October - the average daily high temperature is above 25°C. The hottest month is July - highs average up to 30°C. The cool season lasts for 2-3 months, from December to February, with an average high temperature of 22°C. The coldest month is January, with an average low of 15°C. Specifically, you can refer to the following table for details:

Average Monthly Weather Cat Ba Island

Month

Temperature (°C)

Amount of rain

January

15.9°  - 18.9°

8.0 days

February

16.9° - 19.8°

4.9 days

March

19.4° - 22.0°

9.3 days

April

22.1° -     24.8°

11.0 days

May

25.8° - 28.5°

18.0 days

June

27.4° -     30.2°

24.3 days

July

27.5° -     30.4°

26.5 days

August

27.2° - 30.2°

25.9 days

September

26.6° - 29.9°

20.3 days

October

24.0° - 27.5°

11.6 days

November

21.2° -     24.6°

7.8 days

December

17.1° - 20.4°

5.5 days

Past Weather in Cat Ba Island

At this time, Cat Ba weather is in the summer. Normally, the air will be quite cool and sunny, but this year the climate is relatively hot. You need to pay attention to protect your skin and other hot items when traveling. For a more detailed analysis, you can refer to the nearly 30 days weather description table below.

Read more: Cat Ba to Halong Bay - Embracing the Tranquil Beauty of Vietnam

Historic weather Cat Ba Island for nearly 30 days:

Date

Temp

Humidity

Wind

Conditions

15 June 2023

28.76°C

72.0%

4km/h

Rain

14 June 2023

24.92°C

86.0%

2km/h

Rain

13 June 2023

29.54°C

66.0%

5km/h

Rain

12 June 2023

28.73°C

75.0%

3km/h

Rain

11 June 2023

29.56°C

64.0%

4km/h

Rain

10 June 2023

32.79°C

51.0%

3km/h

Rain

09 June 2023

30.17°C

65.0%

1km/h

Rain

08 June 2023

29.61°C

66.0%

5km/h

Rain

07 June 2023

29.97°C

65.0%

4km/h

Rain

06 June 2023

30.27°C

63.0%

4km/h

Rain

05 June 2023

31.04°C

68.0%

4km/h

Rain

04 June 2023

32.27°C

59.0%

4km/h

Clouds

03 June 2023

30.22°C

72.0%

5km/h

Rain

02 June 2023

29.1°C

65.0%

2km/h

Rain

01 June 2023

28.28°C

78.0%

7km/h

Rain

31 May 2023

30.37°C

66.0%

3km/h

Rain

30 May 2023

29.8°C

64.0%

4km/h

Rain

29 May 2023

30.2°C

61.0%

4km/h

Clear

28 May 2023

28.47°C

72.0%

6km/h

Clouds

27 May 2023

29.15°C

65.0%

4km/h

Clear

26 May 2023

28.8°C

69.0%

5km/h

Rain

25 May 2023

28.58°C

73.0%

5km/h

Clouds

24 May 2023

26.1°C

78.0%

6km/h

Rain

23 May 2023

24.77°C

84.0%

5km/h

Rain

22 May 2023

23.71°C

71.0%

6km/h

Rain

21 May 2023

29.64°C

72.0%

4km/h

Clouds

20 May 2023

28.91°C

76.0%

5km/h

Clouds

19 May 2023

29.4°C

74.0%

4km/h

Clear

18 May 2023

30.41°C

65.0%

4km/h

Clear

17 May 2023

27.02°C

81.0%

6km/h

Rain

Popular places you have to visit on Cat Ba Island

Considered the most beautiful archipelago in the North of Vietnam, Cat Ba Island will not disappoint you because of its beautiful and magical scenery. Immediately save the following destinations if you do not know which beautiful scenery to visit in the ideal 

Read more: Weather in Ha Long Bay - Forecast Conditions and Climate

Lan Ha Bay

As an unexplored bay, Lan Ha Bay has a wild and lively beauty of blue beaches, many small islands, and majestic caves. However, the most characteristic thing about Lan Ha Bay is the proximity of the fish cage houses on the bay. Thanks to that, visitors can explore the lives of the fishing villages here.

Lan Ha Bay owns clear blue water

Lan Ha Bay owns clear blue water

Ao Ech 

Ao Ech area located in Lan Ha Bay is a tourist destination that is famous for its unspoiled landscape and natural beauty that attracts many visitors every year. Ao Ech is impressed by the clear sea water and white sand, embellished with rolling rocky mountains. Ao Ech is like a  wonderful landscape picture. Coming to Ao Ech, you must definitely go kayaking to visit the caves under the rocky mountains, discover new things on the small islands or dive to see the world under the ocean.

Read more: Explore Cat Ba beauty: Book Your Perfect Cat Ba Cruise today

Ao Ech in Lan Ha Bay

Ao Ech in Lan Ha Bay

"Dark and Light" Cave

“Dark and Light” Cave is the gateway to Halong Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay, and Lan Ha Bay. Surrounded by great limestone mountains near Cat Ba National Park, the bottom of “Dark and Light” Cave is immersed in the blue water of the cave, and the ceiling is above sea level. Going into the cave, you will admire the beauty of sparkling stalactites molded by nature. The special structure of the “Dark and Light” Cave allows visitors to visit by kayak. This can also be considered one of the most refreshing experiences when visiting Cat Ba Island.

“Dark and Light” Cave

“Dark and Light” Cave

Viet Hai Fishing village

Viet Hai - an ancient fishing village, is a small village located deep in Cat Ba National Park. Another fishing village, which has a relatively small area, is only about 141 hectares with 70 households. True to its nickname "island within the island", the ancient fishing village of Viet Hai is completely independent of the outside world. It possesses an extremely diverse ecosystem with a poetic and wild beauty that attracts visitors to experience a rare peace.

Read more: Halong Bay Cruise

Viet Hai - An ancient fishing village

Viet Hai - An ancient fishing village

Tips to fully explore Cat Ba Island 

The large Cat Ba Island, with many interesting activities, will surely make your trip even more exciting.

If you go in a group, you can focus on camping under the flickering fire at Cat Ba's beaches, at Green Valley Camp Cat Ba, or trekking in Cat Ba National Park. Then there is kayaking to see the sea, night squid fishing,...

However, the most attractive experience in Cat Ba must be mentioned: sleeping on cruises on the beautiful bay. Overnight on the cruises, you will admire the magnificent natural scenery in harmony with the starry night sky.

Cat Ba’s Beach

Cat Ba’s Beach

Lan Ha Bay Cruise 2 Days 1 Night - Paradise Grand

If you do not have a specific route to visit Cat Ba Island or want to experience more interesting things, try visiting by sea cruise. Paradise Grand - this world-class cruise will take you to exciting attractions with luxurious services. With a long history and diverse schedule, Lan Ha Bay Cruise 2 Days 1 Night Tour will take you to visit the “Dark and Light” Cave, Ao Ech,... watch the sunset on Sundeck, Spa, practice tai chi, or enjoy popular dishes at La Espacia restaurant,...

Lan Ha Bay Cruise 2 Days 1 Night - Paradise Grand

Lan Ha Bay Cruise 2 Days 1 Night - Paradise Grand

If you have the opportunity, visit Cat Ba Island - An interesting island covered by the sun and wind, admire the unspoiled landscape, visit location activities, and enjoy delicious specialties on this beautiful island when the weather Cat Ba is good. Contact Paradise Vietnam if you have any questions!

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