Myanmar weather

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The weather guide for Myanmar (Yangon) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Burma weather overview

Burma is a large, long, sprawling country with mountains on the coast, to the north and to the east. These take the brunt of the southwest monsoon rains. The central lowlands (including Mandalay) are the driest region. Temperatures reach a peak between March and May, just prior to the arrival of the monsoon and, at this time of the year, humidity is high even inland, while coastal areas can feel very clammy indeed.

The rains last from May to October and the best time to visit is during the winter (the dry season) when temperatures are lower and conditions bright and fresh with up to 10 hours of sunshine a day.

What to pack for Burma weather

Winter evenings can be cool, so it is a good idea to supplement the light clothing appropriate for the summer months with warmer attire. The rainy season is hot, so take a light raincoat.

More about Myanmar

Which is the hottest month in Myanmar?

The hottest time of year in Yangon, Myanmar is normally April. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 37°C with extreme heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Myanmar?

In terms of rainfall, August is usually the wettest month in Yangon, Myanmar with 624mm on average. There are normally 30 days in August with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Myanmar?

The sunniest time of year in Yangon, Myanmar is normally February with bright sunshine on average for 89% of daylight hours; that's 10 hours of sunshine per day.

What is the time difference between Myanmar and the UK?

The time difference between Myanmar and the UK is GMT+6.5 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Myanmar?

The main languages spoken in Myanmar are Burmese and English.

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What is the currency in Myanmar?

The currency in Myanmar is the Burmese Kyat (MMK).

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Which plugs are used in Myanmar?

Myanmar uses electrical plug type A + C + D + G + I (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Myanmar?

They drive on the right side of the road in Myanmar.

Do you need a visa for Myanmar?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Myanmar.

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Compare Myanmar weather with the USA

Below the Myanmar weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Myanmar (Burma) (Yangon) and the USA (Washington).

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