The best times to visit Chaung Thar for ideal weather are
October 8th to April 22nd
October 8th to December 16th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Chaung Thar Travel Guide
Other Chaung Thar Travel Info
Weather in Chaung Thar
Average temperatures in Chaung Thar vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 31st percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Chaung Thar, the hottest months are April, May, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid April where highs are regularly around 99°F (37.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.7°F (24.8°C) at night.
Chaung Thar Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Chaung Thar Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Chaung Thar Perceived Temperature (F)
Chaung Thar Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Chaung Thar Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Chaung Thar are January, February, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 4th.
When can you find snow in Chaung Thar? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Chaung Thar.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Chaung Thar (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Chaung Thar has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is February (59.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (89.6%).
Wind in Chaung Thar is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and May. April’s average wind speed of around 1.2 knots (1.4 MPH or 2.2 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early November where average top sustained speeds reach 2.7 knots, which is considered light air.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Chaung Thar.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Mar||1.1||Barely noticeable||2.3||Barely noticeable|
|Apr||1.2||Barely noticeable||2.5||Barely noticeable|
|May||1||Barely noticeable||2.2||Barely noticeable|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Chaung Thar?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Myanmar; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 27, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Chaung Thar, Myanmar is January, followed by July and February. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Chaung Thar in May. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Chaung Thar Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 99°F (37.2°C) and 90.8°F (32.7°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 2 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 2 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Chaung Thar, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 92.5°F (33.6°C) and 86.6°F (30.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 3 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Chaung Thar to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 96.4°F (35.8°C) and 88.5°F (31.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.