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

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

When to go to Loikaw, Myanmar

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

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

January

January is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you vacation in Loikaw during February, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Loikaw in March, you will notice that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Loikaw is a scorcher. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Loikaw is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Loikaw is pretty consistently hot. 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:

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

July

July in Loikaw is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Loikaw during August, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Loikaw is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Loikaw is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Loikaw is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in this region is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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