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Weather in January

We will be in Hanoi in January 2009 and are planning an overnight trip to Halong Bay. Should we book junk in advance or wait until we arrive? What will the weather be like in January? If it is too cold we may not do the trip to Halong Bay. Also can anyone recommend which junk to use?

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1. Re: Weather in January

We were there January this year. It was freezing (we had thermal underwear and polar fleece) but so worth the visit. There was fog and it was really speccy seeing the karsts appearing out of the mists. Some intrepid souls even swam! We just took the junk our hotel booked and it was fine.

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2. Re: Weather in January

OK, does it get warmer or colder in February in the North?

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3. Re: Weather in January

If it goes the way of other northern clime weather, it will be slightly warmer but still bl00dy freezing by Brisbane standards :-)

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4. Re: Weather in January

Hi, try this link :)

http://www.vietnamembassy.org.uk/climate.html

cheers

C.

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5. Re: Weather in January

Thanks for the replies. Looking at the link it seems Hanoi temperature in January is the same as we've had during this summer in the UK, so we shouldn't feel the cold too much.

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6. Re: Weather in January

Well Brisbane standard is of course , beautiful one day, perfect the next. I think will take the chance and go in Feb.maybe now leave it till the last two weeks instead of the first, Tet should be over by then.

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7. Re: Weather in January

Hi SueYorkshireUK,

Did you get to Vietnam in January?

We are planning to get there in Jan 2010 and are seeking any advice we can get.

Is it worth doing Halong Bay?

Should we even bother in the north because of the weather?

Anything you can tell us would be great.

Neil and Kim

Perth

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