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

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

When to go to Putao, Myanmar

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

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

January

If you visit Putao during January, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts

February

If you visit Putao during February, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear

March

March is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses

April

In April, Putao is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Putao, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Putao in May, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Putao in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Putao during July, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Putao in August, you will notice that it is hot and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Putao during September, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Putao is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Putao, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Putao in November, you will notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

December

If you visit Putao during December, you are likely to find that it is chilly and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Putao, 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 Putao

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