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Pagan, Burma (Myanmar). Author Momo (Kudumomo). Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution
Pagan, Burma (Myanmar). Author Momo (Kudumomo)

Burma climate: when to go to Myanmar

Burma has a type of tropical monsoon climate, the seasons differs depending on the monsoon, and can be shown three different seasons. In the months between May and October there is the rainy and humid season with average temperatures ranging between 30°C and 25 C.

The months from November to February are the best for a trip, they are in fact the dry and cool season with average temperatures ranging between 20°C and 24°C. In the two remaining months of March and April the weather is always dry but temperatures rise significantly, this is the hottest time of year, in these months the average temperature ranges between 30°C and 35°C.

The average annual rainfall varies greatly between different parts of the country, for example in the delta region fall about 2,500 mm of rain per year (Rangoon 2,700 mm), while the average annual rainfall in the dry zone in the center of Burma is less of 1,000 mm (840 mm Mandalay).

Shwedagon, Yangon, Burma (Myanmar). Author Sarah Depper. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Shwedagon, Yangon, Burma (Myanmar). Author Sarah Depper

The coastal areas of the country receive the maximum amount of rainfall with an annual average of over 5,000 mm.

WHEN TO GO TO BURMA (MYANMAR)

The relatively cooler months of the dry season between November and February are the best for a trip to Burma.

BURMA (MYANMAR) CLIMATIC TABLES

Yangon (Rangoon)

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Rain (mm)

5

2

7

15

303

547

559

602

368

206

60

7

Min Temp (°C)

18

19

21

24

25

24

24

24

24

24

22

19

Max Temp (°C)

32

34

36

37

33

30

29

29

30

31

32

31

Mandalay

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Rain (mm)

4

3

1

40

138

116

83

136

150

125

38

6

Min Temp (°C)

13

15

19

24

26

26

26

25

25

23

19

15

Max Temp (°C)

28

32

36

38

37

34

34

32

33

32

30

28

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