Why is Hanoi so cold?
The city has a subtropical climate which basically means that it can get pretty cold during winter. … On the top of that, most buildings in Hanoi don’t have central heating and are poorly insulated so the cold sort of follows you everywhere around.
Does Hanoi have 4 seasons?
Although the weather is divided into two main seasons: rainy season (from January to September), and dry season (from October to April), thank to transition months, Hanoi still experiences all four seasons: spring, summer, autumn and winter.
Does it ever snow in Hanoi?
Finally, Yes, it can snow in Vietnam but only in the mountainous regions of Northern Vietnam. The weather in northern Vietnam in winter can get very cold and snow can occur on the highest peaks in the north in places like Sapa, Tam Dao, and Hoang Lien Son between December and February. And that’s it for now!
Do they speak English in Hanoi?
Frequent visitors to Vietnam report that you usually have no problems speaking English in any of the main cities like Hanoi, Sai Gon and Ho Chi Minh. The 50% English speaking proportion is over the country as a whole; it is actually much higher than this in the cities, and lower in more rural areas.
Does Vietnam ever snow?
The only snow in Vietnam falls in the northern mountainous regions of the country. It doesn’t snow in the town of Sapa often but the top of Mount Fansipan can get dusted with snow. Parts of the Annamite Range, possibly the most beautiful mountains we’ve ever seen, can also get snow between December and February.
Why is Hanoi hot?
Hanoi’s climate is typical for a humid tropical climate influenced by the southwest monsoon and the South China Sea with four distinct seasons: spring, summer, autumn, and winter. As a result, Hanoi has a hot summer with a lot of rain along with the dry cold winter.
Does Vietnam speak English?
In tourist centres many Vietnamese will speak some English, but a lot will speak none. In more remote areas, English speakers can be very rare. Some older Vietnamese will speak more French than English.