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

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

When to go to Irrawaddy, Myanmar

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

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

January

If you go to Irrawaddy in January, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

February

February in this region very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses

March

If you are traveling to Irrawaddy in March, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts

April

April in this region very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light shorts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light dresses
  • Tank tops
  • Skirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses

May

May in this region is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Dresses

June

If you go to Irrawaddy in June, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain nearly every day this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses

July

If you go to Irrawaddy in July, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain nearly every day this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage

August

August for Irrawaddy can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage

September

Traveling to Irrawaddy in September, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

October

October is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts

November

Traveling to Irrawaddy in November, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

December

If you are traveling to Irrawaddy in December, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Irrawaddy, 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 Irrawaddy
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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