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Best time to visit Naypyidaw, Myanmar

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The best time to visit Naypyidaw is January-February

While Naypyidaw is a popular destination to visit all year round, January-February is the ideal time to go due to a number of factors such as the climate, cost of travel and accommodation, as well as avoiding peak holiday periods.

In the height of summer, temperatures in Naypyidaw can reach a maximum of 40℃ (105℉). In the winter, temperatures can get down to 12℃ (54℉) around January.

The days are longest in Naypyidaw in April, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. 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 learn more about the best times to go to Naypyidaw, including detailed weather information and tools to help you find and book great deals on your travel.

Warmest month

April

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

April

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Naypyidaw seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Naypyidaw

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 Naypyidaw 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.

Naypyidaw 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 Naypyidaw 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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Naypyidaw 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 Naypyidaw 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.


Naypyidaw 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 Naypyidaw 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.


Naypyidaw 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 Naypyidaw 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.


Naypyidaw 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 Naypyidaw in April, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Naypyidaw 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 Naypyidaw in May, make sure you pack t-shirts, shorts and sun protection.


Naypyidaw 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 Naypyidaw in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Naypyidaw 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 Naypyidaw in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Naypyidaw 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 Naypyidaw in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Naypyidaw 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 Naypyidaw in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.

Naypyidaw 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 Naypyidaw in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Naypyidaw 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 Naypyidaw 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.


Naypyidaw 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 Naypyidaw 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 Naypyidaw 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 Naypyidaw 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 Naypyidaw 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 Naypyidaw, 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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