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

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

When to go to Mount Popa, Myanmar

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

What to wear/what to pack for Mount Popa, Myanmar by month

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in this region very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Mount Popa in May, you will notice that it can be blisteringly hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Mount Popa in June, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Mount Popa in July, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August here is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in this region is really 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:

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

October

If you go to Mount Popa in October, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Mount Popa in November, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Mount Popa in December, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Mount Popa, Myanmar

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

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