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Best time to visit Yangon, Myanmar

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The best time to visit Yangon is January-February

Yangon is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, January-February is definitely the time you should visit. This is based on a number of factors such as the weather, cost of flights and accommodation, peak travel periods and more.

The very hottest temperatures in Yangon get to around 41℃ (105℉) in the height of summer. In the winter, temperatures can get down to 19℃ (67℉) around January.

The sun stays up the longest in Yangon in April, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. The wet season in Yangon usually falls during the months surrounding August each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Below you’ll find loads more detailed information about when to visit Yangon, including a monthly climate breakdown, what to pack, and loads of tools and recommendations to help you find flights and accommodation to suit your budget.

Warmest month

April

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

April

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Yangon seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Yangon as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Yangon 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 Yangon

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 Yangon 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.

Yangon 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 Yangon 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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FEB
MAR
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JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Yangon in January

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 52%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 1 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

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


Yangon in February

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 34℃ (93℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 46%
  • Average sunny days: 28 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 0 days
28 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

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


Yangon in March

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average high temperature: 36℃ (97℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 50%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 3 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Yangon in April

  • Average temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average high temperature: 37℃ (99℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 55%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 15mm (1") over 6 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Yangon in May

  • Average temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average high temperature: 35℃ (95℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 110mm (4") over 21 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

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


Yangon in June

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 250mm (10") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

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


Yangon in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 285mm (11") over 31 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
31 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Yangon in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Yangon in August

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 0 days
  • Average rainfall: 293mm (12") over 31 days
0 days
of pure sunshine
31 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Yangon in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Yangon in September

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 214mm (8") over 28 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

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

Yangon in October

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 98mm (4") over 24 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

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


Yangon in November

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 25mm (1") over 6 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

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


Yangon in December

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 60%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 2 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Yangon is usually April, where temperatures tend to rise to around 37℃ (99℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Yangon 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 Yangon 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 Yangon, 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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