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

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

When to go to Myanmar, Myanmar

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

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

January

If you go to Myanmar in January, 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:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

February

February is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses

March

March in Myanmar can be blisteringly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light shorts
  • Tank tops
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light dresses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals

April

If you vacation in Myanmar during April, you are likely to find that it can be blisteringly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Tank tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light dresses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light shorts
  • Sunglasses

May

If you are traveling to Myanmar in May, you will notice that it is unbearably hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (high 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Light dresses
  • Light shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Tank tops

June

June for Myanmar can be blisteringly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light dresses
  • Skirts
  • Tank tops
  • Light shorts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis

July

If you go to Myanmar in July, you will notice that it is sizzling. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light dresses
  • Light shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Tank tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

August

If you vacation in Myanmar during August, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage

September

September here is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals

October

If you visit Myanmar during October, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat

November

Traveling to Myanmar in November, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

December

Traveling to Myanmar in December, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Myanmar, 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 Myanmar
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Theft can be a problem, so pack theft protection, including locks for luggage and a money belt or pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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