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The weather guide for Myanmar 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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When is it hottest in Myanmar?

The hottest time of year in Yangon, Myanmar is normally April. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 99°F with extreme heat and humidity.

What is the wettest month in Myanmar?

In terms of rainfall, August usually gets the most rainfall in Yangon, Myanmar with 24.6 inches on average. In August there are normally 30 days 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.

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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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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.

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