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

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

When to go to Kalaw, Myanmar

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

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

January

January is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Kalaw is a perfect temperature 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:

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

March

Traveling to Kalaw in March, you will notice that it is 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:

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

April

Traveling to Kalaw in April, you will notice that it is hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Kalaw is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Kalaw in June, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Kalaw is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Kalaw is warm 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:

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

September

If you go to Kalaw in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Kalaw during October, 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 low 60s F (mid 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Kalaw is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kalaw, 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 Kalaw
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders

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