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

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

When to go to Kyaiktiyo, Myanmar

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Kyaiktiyo 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
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Kyaiktiyo 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:

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

April

If you go to Kyaiktiyo in April, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May here can be sweltering. 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:

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

June

June here is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains almost every day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Kyaiktiyo in July, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain nearly every day this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Kyaiktiyo in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain nearly every day this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in this region is consistently 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:

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

October

Traveling to Kyaiktiyo in October, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Kyaiktiyo in November, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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