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Best time to visit Mandalay, Myanmar

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The best time to visit Mandalay is November

Want to know when to travel to Mandalay? Based on criteria such as the weather, cost of flights and hotels, and peak travel periods, November is the best time to go to Mandalay. Don’t just take our word for it though… We’ve put together loads of information below to help you decide, such as a monthly breakdown of the weather, what to pack, when to fly, and much more.

The warmest month of the year in Mandalay is April, where the average temperature gets to around 38℃ (100℉), but temperatures can reach as high as 40℃ (105℉) on the hottest days in summer. In the colder months such as January, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 15℃ (58℉).

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Mandalay, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around April. August sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in February instead.

Learn everything you need to know to help you decide when to go to Mandalay below, and don’t forget to use the awesome travel tools we know and love to help you find the best deals and make booking your vacation a breeze!

Warmest month

April

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

April

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Mandalay seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Mandalay as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Mandalay is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

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

Average temperatures in Mandalay

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Mandalay for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Mandalay climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Mandalay for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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NOV
DEC

Mandalay in January

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 58%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 3 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mandalay in January, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Mandalay in February

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 38%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 1 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mandalay in February, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Mandalay in March

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 36℃ (96℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 30%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 3 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mandalay in March, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection for the day, and maybe a very thin sweater for the evenings if you're a cold frog.


Mandalay in April

  • Average temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average high temperature: 38℃ (100℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 37%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mandalay in April, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Mandalay in May

  • Average temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average high temperature: 37℃ (98℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 53%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 113mm (4") over 23 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mandalay in May, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Mandalay in June

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 96mm (4") over 25 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mandalay in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Mandalay in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 129mm (5") over 27 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mandalay in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Mandalay in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 154mm (6") over 29 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mandalay in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Mandalay in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 121mm (5") over 26 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mandalay in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.

Mandalay in October

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 120mm (5") over 24 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mandalay in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Mandalay in November

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 8 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mandalay in November, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Mandalay in December

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 3 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Mandalay in December, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Mandalay is usually April, where temperatures tend to rise to around 38℃ (100℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Mandalay is generally around February. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in February first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Mandalay is generally around August, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of August too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Mandalay, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in April are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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