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

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

When to go to Western Myanmar, Myanmar

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

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

January

If you visit Western Myanmar during January, you are likely to find that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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:

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

February

Traveling to Western Myanmar in February, 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:

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

March

If you are traveling to Western Myanmar in March, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Western Myanmar in April, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May for Western Myanmar is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Western Myanmar during June, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s 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 most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Western Myanmar during July, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s 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 nearly every day this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Western Myanmar is pretty consistently hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Western Myanmar, with most of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Western Myanmar in September, you will notice that it is extremely hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in this region is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Western Myanmar is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Western Myanmar is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Western 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 Western Myanmar
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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