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

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

When to go to Taungoo, Myanmar

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

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

January

If you vacation in Taungoo during January, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot 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 high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Taungoo in February, you will notice that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Taungoo during March, you are likely to find that it is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April here is blindingly hot. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Taungoo during June, you are likely to find that it is really hot and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s 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 about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Taungoo is constantly hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) and occasionally jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Taungoo, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August can be very hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Taungoo during September, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s 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 about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Taungoo during October, you are likely to find that it is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s 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 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Taungoo in November, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December is extremely warm 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:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Taungoo, 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 Taungoo
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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