The best times to visit Kalaw for ideal weather are

July 23rd to January 21st

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Kalaw Travel Info

Weather in Kalaw

Temperature

Average temperatures in Kalaw vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is among the most temperate — in the 93rd 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 Kalaw, 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 87.6°F (30.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64.8°F (18.2°C) at night.

Kalaw Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Kalaw Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

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.

Kalaw Perceived Temperature (F)

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Kalaw Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Kalaw 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.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan75.464.349.8
Feb80.168.450.9
Mar83.673.358.1
Apr85.775.662.8
May81.873.764.6
Jun77.971.965.6
Jul75.770.565.2
Aug75.470.165.1
Sep77.571.164.5
Oct77.669.961.5
Nov7868.757.3
Dec74.964.651.7

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan24.117.99.9
Feb26.720.210.5
Mar28.722.914.5
Apr29.824.217.1
May27.723.218.1
Jun25.522.218.7
Jul24.321.418.4
Aug24.121.218.4
Sep25.321.718.1
Oct25.321.116.4
Nov25.620.414.1
Dec23.818.110.9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kalaw are January, February, and then December. 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 to mid July with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

When can you find snow in Kalaw? 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 Kalaw.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Kalaw (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan0%00
Feb0%00
Mar1%00.1
Apr2%00.4
May6%01.7
Jun4%00.6
Jul8%02
Aug9%01.5
Sep6%00.8
Oct4%00.5
Nov1%00.1
Dec0%00

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan000
Feb000
Mar100.3
Apr201
May604.3
Jun401.5
Jul805.1
Aug903.8
Sep602
Oct401.3
Nov100.3
Dec000

 

Humidity and Wind

Kalaw has some extremely humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is March (34.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (84.3%).

Wind in Kalaw is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is June, followed by April and March. June’s average wind speed of around 1.4 knots (1.7 MPH or 2.7 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 to mid August where average top sustained speeds reach 2.4 knots, which is considered light air.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Kalaw.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan1.1Barely noticeable1.8Barely noticeable
Feb1.3Barely noticeable2Barely noticeable
Mar1.4Barely noticeable2.1Barely noticeable
Apr1.4Barely noticeable2.1Barely noticeable
May1.3Barely noticeable2.1Barely noticeable
Jun1.4Barely noticeable2.1Barely noticeable
Jul1.2Barely noticeable1.7Barely noticeable
Aug1.2Barely noticeable1.9Barely noticeable
Sep1.2Barely noticeable1.8Barely noticeable
Oct1.3Barely noticeable2Barely noticeable
Nov1.1Barely noticeable1.7Barely noticeable
Dec1.1Barely noticeable1.7Barely noticeable

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan51.1%
Feb35.6%
Mar34.5%
Apr45.4%
May64.1%
Jun77.3%
Jul81.9%
Aug84.3%
Sep80.3%
Oct75.1%
Nov64.7%
Dec54.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Kalaw?

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 Kalaw, Myanmar is March, followed by May and April. 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 Kalaw in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 59.2 in December means 59.2% of the tourists vs. March.

 

 

Overall Kalaw Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 87.6°F (30.9°C) and 80.1°F (26.7°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 busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 1 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Kalaw, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 79.1°F (26.2°C) and 76.6°F (24.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 2 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Kalaw to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 83.7°F (28.7°C) and 73.3°F (22.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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