This is a question that cannot be clearly answered. We divided our answer into 7 parts - that is, information for each of the countries where we can meet! You must remember that Southeast Asia is a tropical region, so you will never get 100% certainty that it will not rain. Even in the dry season there is rainfall. The best you can do is adjust the date of departure to the places you want to visit. And keep the serenity, a few drops of rain will not destroy the adventure of your life - we will take care of it!
This question is best answered starting from the fact that Vietnam is a very specific country when it comes to its geography. It is over 1,700 km long, which is why it is located in two climatic belts - in the tropic north and equatorial south. What does it mean? In a nutshell, in the north we have a chance to hit temperatures of around 10 degrees Celsius (and even snow in the mountains!), Which in the south has virtually no right to happen.
There are main directions here: Hoi An, Da Nang and Hue .
In Hoi An and Da Nang , which is about 30 km apart, do not differ so significantly in terms of weather. You'll find the best weather there in February, March and April . The frequency of precipitation increases in the period May-October. and in November and December it reaches the highest level.
Hue is about 120 km away from Hoi An and this small difference can be seen in the amount of precipitation that is lower in Hue. In January, the climate is fine, although like in Da Nang, the best period starts from February and lasts until April. From May the temperatures and rainfall rise until the end of the year.
The southern part of Vietnam is definitely the safest because the 2 seasons - dry and rainy - allow you to enjoy your vacation. It is generally accepted that the rainy season runs from May to October , and the dry season from November to April . Note, however, that the climate on the western islands may differ from that on the east coast.
At Phu Quoc you will find the least rainfall from December to March, and in the nearby Can Tho this will be the period from November to April , similar to Ho Chi Minh. However, if you dream about a beautiful beach and almost reliable weather - head to Mui Ne , where for as many as 9 (!) months of the year the weather is more than good. During May, July and September the chances of rain increase.
There is a monsoon climate in Laos. There are two seasons here: dry and rainy. The dry season usually lasts from October to April , and the rainy season from May to September . April and October are transitional months, so the chances of heavy rain are not minimal, but rather small. If you decide to go November to March - you won't be disappointed.
The climate of Malaysia is another reason to visit Southeast Asia . It is hot all year round (around 30 degrees), and the chances of precipitation remain over 50% for almost the whole year. From October to December, they grow by up to 80%, it's the rainy season in Malaysia. July and August are tourists' favorite periods, but it's good to look at forecasts in specific places you plan to reach. The weather on the islands is a kind of microclimate and may surprise you - usually positively.
As in Laos and other Asian countries, Cambodia has dry and rainy seasons. In short, this means that November to April (where border months are transient), the probability of rainfall is relatively low, so mud and heavy rain will not thwart your plans. And again we have to repeat here that it is worth adjusting the date of departure to what you want to visit - Siem Reap (Angkor) will present itself best in the period from November to February , while Sihanoukville up to April .
We will not surprise you if we say that Burma (Myanmar) lies in the ... monsoon climate zone. The south of the country, especially the west coast and the Arctic Mountains, has an extremely wet variety of this climate. What does it mean? This means that as the rainy season begins in May / June, the chance of precipitation is over 80% until October.
However, if we look at individual cities, the forecast is not so terrible - on the contrary. Yangoon (Yangon) is worth visiting from November to March when the climate is beautiful, the temperatures are high and the rain is low. Mandalay lets you enjoy your charms until April, and Bagan from October to April.
In Singapore , it's hot and humid all year round. The most optimal month to visit is February , when the amount of precipitation falls slightly. However, it is not worth deleting this city-state for this reason! Singapore is hot and its an asset. Thanks to that you will appreciate relaxing in the shade of Super Trees even more!
Thailand is a fantastic destination for both a dream and romantic honeymoon on a paradise beach and a backpacking antiquity study. Due to the geographical location of the country, it's worth taking a look at the specific places you want to visit. Islands, coast and places in the interior of the continent will differ in temperature and rainfall.
Looking from the south of Thailand: Phuket will probably charm you from January to March , then the likelihood of rainfall will increase. Remember, however, that water is perfect for swimming all year round! Bangkok and surroundings worth visiting from November to March , although April should also be good, because the amount of rainfall has been rising significantly since May. The further north the weather stabilizes and improves - on Ko Samui you relax from December to April, August is also a good choice. Chiang Mai is an absolute weather paradise - precipitation and temperature will only be more onerous in June and July, the rest of the year is at your disposal !