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Usual weather in Burma (Myanmar)

Do you need to know, when is the best time to go to Burma (Myanmar)? Then you should take a look here, what weather you can expect there during the year.

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What weather to expect in Burma (Myanmar)

The climate of Burma (Myanmar) is tropical monsoon. You can expect hot, but sometimes cloudy, rainy and humid summers, but winters are less cloudy, with scant rainfall, lower humidity and mild temperatures.

When speaking about the usual weather in this state, the information is relevant for example for these popular places: Amarapura, Bagan, Bago, Bhamo, Bokepyin, Central Myanmar, Chaung Tha, Coco Islands, Dawei, Eastern Myanmar, Heho, Hpa an, Hsipaw, Inle Lake, Irrawaddy, Kalaw, Katha, Kawthoung, Kengtung, Kyaikkami, Kyaiktiyo, Kyaukme, Laiza, Laja Yang, Lashio, Loikaw, Mandalay, Mawlamyine, Monywa, Mount Popa, Mrauk U, Myawaddy, Myeik, Myitkyina, Namshan, Nat Ma Taung, Naypyidaw, Ngapali, Ngwe Saung, Northern Myanmar, Pathein, Payathonzu, Putao, Pyay, Pyin U Lwin, Sittwe, Southeastern Myanmar, Tachileik, Taukkyan, Taunggyi, Taungoo, Taungup, Thanbyuzayat, Thanlyin, Thaton, Thazi, Twante, Western Myanmar, Yangon, Ye.

Let's look now what weather you can expect in the area around the capital and in many other cities. The warmest month here is March, the average maximum temperature is 36.8 ℃ (98.24 ℉). The average minimum temperature in this month is 21.3 ℃ (70.34 ℉). The coldest month here is August, the average maximum temperature is 29.2 ℃ (84.56 ℉). The average minimum temperature in this month is 24 ℃ (75.2 ℉). The most rainy month here is August, the average number of rainy days is 26.7. The least rainy month here is January, the average number of rainy days is 0.2.

When travelling to some places in Burma (Myanmar), always consider the altitude of the the place as well. The highest point here is Gamlang Razi (5870 m) and the lowest point is Andaman Sea/Bay of Bengal (0 m). So there are huge differences in altitudes in this country and the weather is very different in them therefore. Keep in mind, that the temperature usually decreases by 1.2 - 1.9 ℃ (2.2 - 3.5 ℉) per 200 m (656 ft), depending on the other conditions. (And we should add, that in the very special condition named thermal inversion even the temperature may be higher in higher altitudes.)

Please, keep in mind, that this is not a weather forecast, but the information about the usual weather (average). This should help you to decide, when is the best time to go to Burma (Myanmar). Read more details about the typical weather there in all individual months below:

January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December


January

Typical (usual) weather in Burma (Myanmar) in January is this: The average highest temperature in Burma (Myanmar) in January is 32.5 ℃ (90.5 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 18.2 ℃ (64.76 ℉). At the beginning of January you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 32.05 ℃ (89.69 ℉). At the end of January you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 33.75 ℃ (92.75 ℉). The average number of rainy days in January is 0.2. The average rainfall is 5 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:08 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:14 and at the end of the month 11:23.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

February

Typical (usual) weather in Burma (Myanmar) in February is this: The average highest temperature in Burma (Myanmar) in February is 35 ℃ (95 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 19.2 ℃ (66.56 ℉). At the beginning of February you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 33.75 ℃ (92.75 ℉). At the end of February you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 35.9 ℃ (96.62 ℉). The average number of rainy days in February is 0.2. The average rainfall is 2 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:23 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:35 and at the end of the month 11:48.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

March

Typical (usual) weather in Burma (Myanmar) in March is this: The average highest temperature in Burma (Myanmar) in March is 36.8 ℃ (98.24 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 21.3 ℃ (70.34 ℉). At the beginning of March you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 35.9 ℃ (96.62 ℉). At the end of March you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 36.75 ℃ (98.15 ℉). The average number of rainy days in March is 0.4. The average rainfall is 7 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:48 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:02 and at the end of the month 12:17.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

April

Typical (usual) weather in Burma (Myanmar) in April is this: The average highest temperature in Burma (Myanmar) in April is 36.7 ℃ (98.06 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 24.8 ℃ (76.64 ℉). At the beginning of April you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 36.75 ℃ (98.15 ℉). At the end of April you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 35.05 ℃ (95.09 ℉). The average number of rainy days in April is 1.6. The average rainfall is 15.3 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:17 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:31 and at the end of the month 12:43.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

May

Typical (usual) weather in Burma (Myanmar) in May is this: The average highest temperature in Burma (Myanmar) in May is 33.4 ℃ (92.12 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 25.8 ℃ (78.44 ℉). At the beginning of May you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 35.05 ℃ (95.09 ℉). At the end of May you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 31.95 ℃ (89.51 ℉). The average number of rainy days in May is 12.8. The average rainfall is 310.6 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:43 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:54 and at the end of the month 13:02.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

June

Typical (usual) weather in Burma (Myanmar) in June is this: The average highest temperature in Burma (Myanmar) in June is 30.5 ℃ (86.9 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 24.3 ℃ (75.74 ℉). At the beginning of June you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 31.95 ℃ (89.51 ℉). At the end of June you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.55 ℃ (86.99 ℉). The average number of rainy days in June is 25.4. The average rainfall is 542.1 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 13:02 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 13:07 and at the end of the month 13:07.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

July

Typical (usual) weather in Burma (Myanmar) in July is this: The average highest temperature in Burma (Myanmar) in July is 30.6 ℃ (87.08 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 24.2 ℃ (75.56 ℉). At the beginning of July you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.55 ℃ (86.99 ℉). At the end of July you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 29.9 ℃ (85.82 ℉). The average number of rainy days in July is 25.6. The average rainfall is 546.4 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 13:07 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 13:02 and at the end of the month 12:54.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

August

Typical (usual) weather in Burma (Myanmar) in August is this: The average highest temperature in Burma (Myanmar) in August is 29.2 ℃ (84.56 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 24 ℃ (75.2 ℉). At the beginning of August you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 29.9 ℃ (85.82 ℉). At the end of August you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 29.8 ℃ (85.64 ℉). The average number of rainy days in August is 26.7. The average rainfall is 592.7 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:54 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:43 and at the end of the month 12:30.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

September

Typical (usual) weather in Burma (Myanmar) in September is this: The average highest temperature in Burma (Myanmar) in September is 30.4 ℃ (86.72 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 24.4 ℃ (75.92 ℉). At the beginning of September you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 29.8 ℃ (85.64 ℉). At the end of September you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.75 ℃ (87.35 ℉). The average number of rainy days in September is 19.5. The average rainfall is 372.6 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:30 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:16 and at the end of the month 12:02.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

October

Typical (usual) weather in Burma (Myanmar) in October is this: The average highest temperature in Burma (Myanmar) in October is 31.1 ℃ (87.98 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 25 ℃ (77 ℉). At the beginning of October you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.75 ℃ (87.35 ℉). At the end of October you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 31.55 ℃ (88.79 ℉). The average number of rainy days in October is 12.2. The average rainfall is 203.2 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:02 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:48 and at the end of the month 11:35.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

November

Typical (usual) weather in Burma (Myanmar) in November is this: The average highest temperature in Burma (Myanmar) in November is 32 ℃ (89.6 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 22.6 ℃ (72.68 ℉). At the beginning of November you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 31.55 ℃ (88.79 ℉). At the end of November you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 31.8 ℃ (89.24 ℉). The average number of rainy days in November is 4.7. The average rainfall is 60.2 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:35 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:23 and at the end of the month 11:14.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

December

Typical (usual) weather in Burma (Myanmar) in December is this: The average highest temperature in Burma (Myanmar) in December is 31.6 ℃ (88.88 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 19.2 ℃ (66.56 ℉). At the beginning of December you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 31.8 ℃ (89.24 ℉). At the end of December you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 32.05 ℃ (89.69 ℉). The average number of rainy days in December is 0.2. The average rainfall is 6.9 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:14 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:08 and at the end of the month 11:07.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

Below are average values, so you can consider them typical weather in Burma (Myanmar) in these places. The sign '-' means we don't have enough data for this item.

Yangontemperature: - highest temperature: 31.6 ℃ (88.88 ℉)lowest temperature: 19.2 ℃ (66.56 ℉)rainfall: 6.9mmrainy days: 0.2
Mandalaytemperature: - highest temperature: 28.7 ℃ (83.66 ℉)lowest temperature: 14.8 ℃ (58.64 ℉)rainfall: 6mmrainy days: 0.7
Coco Islandtemperature: - highest temperature: 29.8 ℃ (85.64 ℉)lowest temperature: 23.1 ℃ (73.58 ℉)rainfall: 22.6mmrainy days: 0
Daweitemperature: - highest temperature: 32.8 ℃ (91.04 ℉)lowest temperature: 18 ℃ (64.4 ℉)rainfall: 7.4mmrainy days: 0
Hkamtitemperature: - highest temperature: 25 ℃ (77 ℉)lowest temperature: 12.2 ℃ (53.96 ℉)rainfall: 7.3mmrainy days: 0
Homalintemperature: - highest temperature: 26.7 ℃ (80.06 ℉)lowest temperature: 11.8 ℃ (53.24 ℉)rainfall: 12mmrainy days: 0
Hpa antemperature: - highest temperature: 32.8 ℃ (91.04 ℉)lowest temperature: 18.4 ℃ (65.12 ℉)rainfall: 2.3mmrainy days: 0
Kalewatemperature: - highest temperature: 24.7 ℃ (76.46 ℉)lowest temperature: 15.2 ℃ (59.36 ℉)rainfall: 4mmrainy days: 0
Kathatemperature: - highest temperature: 28.2 ℃ (82.76 ℉)lowest temperature: 12.3 ℃ (54.14 ℉)rainfall: 8.4mmrainy days: 0
Kengtungtemperature: - highest temperature: 25.8 ℃ (78.44 ℉)lowest temperature: 11 ℃ (51.8 ℉)rainfall: 18mmrainy days: 0.1
Lashiotemperature: - highest temperature: 25.2 ℃ (77.36 ℉)lowest temperature: 8.3 ℃ (46.94 ℉)rainfall: 9.5mmrainy days: 0
Meiktilatemperature: - highest temperature: 28.7 ℃ (83.66 ℉)lowest temperature: 16.1 ℃ (60.98 ℉)rainfall: 7.1mmrainy days: 0
Mindattemperature: - highest temperature: 20.5 ℃ (68.9 ℉)lowest temperature: 9.8 ℃ (49.64 ℉)rainfall: 9.7mmrainy days: 0
Monywatemperature: - highest temperature: 29.2 ℃ (84.56 ℉)lowest temperature: 15 ℃ (59 ℉)rainfall: 3.7mmrainy days: 0
Myitkyinatemperature: - highest temperature: 26.1 ℃ (78.98 ℉)lowest temperature: 12.2 ℃ (53.96 ℉)rainfall: 11.7mmrainy days: 0
Naypyitawtemperature: - highest temperature: 29.5 ℃ (85.1 ℉)lowest temperature: 15.5 ℃ (59.9 ℉)rainfall: 7mmrainy days: 0
Patheintemperature: - highest temperature: 32 ℃ (89.6 ℉)lowest temperature: 19 ℃ (66.2 ℉)rainfall: 6.8mmrainy days: 0
Putaotemperature: - highest temperature: 31.7 ℃ (89.06 ℉)lowest temperature: 17.9 ℃ (64.22 ℉)rainfall: 14.2mmrainy days: 0.1
Pyaytemperature: - highest temperature: 32.3 ℃ (90.14 ℉)lowest temperature: 18.1 ℃ (64.58 ℉)rainfall: 4.3mmrainy days: 0
Sagaingtemperature: - highest temperature: 28.5 ℃ (83.3 ℉)lowest temperature: 15.7 ℃ (60.26 ℉)rainfall: 6mmrainy days: 0
Sittwetemperature: - highest temperature: 29.7 ℃ (85.46 ℉)lowest temperature: 17.1 ℃ (62.78 ℉)rainfall: 15.4mmrainy days: 0
Taungootemperature: - highest temperature: 29.7 ℃ (85.46 ℉)lowest temperature: 16.7 ℃ (62.06 ℉)rainfall: 8.3mmrainy days: 0
Taunggyitemperature: - highest temperature: 22.5 ℃ (72.5 ℉)lowest temperature: 9.4 ℃ (48.92 ℉)rainfall: 10.1mmrainy days: 0
Thandwetemperature: - highest temperature: 31.5 ℃ (88.7 ℉)lowest temperature: 15.8 ℃ (60.44 ℉)rainfall: 11.1mmrainy days: 0
Yaytemperature: - highest temperature: 31.9 ℃ (89.42 ℉)lowest temperature: 17.8 ℃ (64.04 ℉)rainfall: 23.4mmrainy days: 0.1




When you read about the number of mm of rainfall, you should know this: Light rain is when the precipitation rate is less than 2.5 mm (0.1 in) per hour. For moderate rain this number is between 2.5 mm and 10 mm (0.4 in), for heavy rain it is 10 mm - 50 mm (2.0 in). Violent rain has this number higher than 50 mm per hour.


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