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

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

When to go to Kengtung, Myanmar

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

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

January

If you visit Kengtung 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 (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Kengtung in February, 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:

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

March

Traveling to Kengtung in March, you will notice that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Kengtung during April, you are likely to find that it is unbearably hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Tank tops
  • Light dresses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Light shorts
  • Skirts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis

May

In May, Kengtung can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Kengtung, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Kengtung can be sweltering and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and regularly jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Kengtung is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Kengtung is hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) and occasionally jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Kengtung is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Kengtung in October, 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
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals

November

Traveling to Kengtung in November, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in this region is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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