Hsipaw, Myanmar: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Hsipaw, Myanmar? If you're planning to go to Hsipaw, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Hsipaw, Myanmar

Based on the climate and weather in Hsipaw, the best time to go is March. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Hsipaw, Myanmar by month

January

If you visit Hsipaw during January, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

February

If you visit Hsipaw during February, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals

March

If you are traveling to Hsipaw in March, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals

April

Traveling to Hsipaw in April, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses

May

May for Hsipaw is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

If you visit Hsipaw during June, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear

July

If you visit Hsipaw during July, you are likely to find that it is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses

August

In August, Hsipaw is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Hsipaw, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear

September

September in Hsipaw is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat

October

If you go to Hsipaw in October, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

November

November in Hsipaw is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat

December

If you go to Hsipaw in December, you will notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Hsipaw, Myanmar

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Hsipaw, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A, C, D, G and I
  • A SIM card that works in Hsipaw
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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