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Best time to visit Myanmar (Burma)

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The best time to visit Myanmar (Burma) is October-March

If you’re looking to travel to Myanmar (Burma) for your next trip but aren’t sure when to go and when to avoid, this article is all you’ll need. The best time to visit Myanmar (Burma) is October-March due to the excellent all-round weather conditions, and it’s also not during the height of peak travel periods, so it’s not likely to be as busy.

In the summer months, temperatures in Naypyidaw can climb to a maximum of around 40℃ (105℉) during the day. In the colder months such as January, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 15℃ (58℉). Temperatures often differ in other areas of Myanmar (Burma) though so you can find out more information about this below.

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Myanmar (Burma), you’re most likely to get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around April. On average it rains the most days in August, making it the wettest month of the year. Although it’s the wet season, it can often rain a little bit during the day or evening but have fine weather for a majority of the day too, so don’t let this put you off.

Keep reading to read all the info you need (and none of the stuff you don’t) about the best times to go to Myanmar (Burma). By the time you get to the bottom, you’ll have found out all there is to know about when to go, and you’ll be ready to start booking your flights! Who knows, we might even have some surprises waiting for you when you get there!

Warmest month

April

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

April

Myanmar (Burma) seasons

Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Myanmar (Burma) is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Best time to visit the top destinations in Myanmar (Burma)

We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
BaganNovember-February
28℃
16℃
32℃
19℃
36℃
24℃
39℃
28℃
38℃
29℃
35℃
27℃
33℃
26℃
32℃
25℃
32℃
25℃
31℃
24℃
29℃
20℃
27℃
17℃
MandalayNovember
27℃
15℃
32℃
17℃
36℃
22℃
38℃
27℃
37℃
27℃
34℃
26℃
32℃
25℃
32℃
25℃
32℃
24℃
31℃
23℃
29℃
19℃
27℃
16℃
NaypyidawJanuary-February
27℃
15℃
32℃
17℃
36℃
22℃
38℃
27℃
37℃
27℃
34℃
26℃
32℃
25℃
32℃
25℃
32℃
24℃
31℃
23℃
29℃
19℃
27℃
16℃
YangonJanuary-February
31℃
21℃
34℃
21℃
36℃
24℃
37℃
27℃
35℃
28℃
31℃
27℃
30℃
26℃
30℃
26℃
30℃
25℃
31℃
25℃
31℃
23℃
31℃
22℃
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Top FAQs

Myanmar (Burma) is in Asia.
The warmest month of the year in Naypyidaw, one of the most popular places to visit in Myanmar (Burma), is April.
The driest month of the year in Naypyidaw, Myanmar (Burma), is usually around February each year.

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