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

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

When to go to Inle Lake, Myanmar

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

What to wear/what to pack for Inle Lake, Myanmar by month

January

January in Inle Lake is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February for Inle Lake is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Inle Lake in March, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Inle Lake during April, you are likely to find that it is hot and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Inle Lake is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Inle Lake during July, you are likely to find that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in this region is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Inle Lake is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Inle Lake, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Inle Lake in October, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Inle Lake is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Inle Lake is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Inle Lake, Myanmar

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Inle Lake, 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 Inle Lake
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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