The best times to visit Rangoon for ideal weather are

October 8th to May 20th

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

 


Rangoon Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Rangoon

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Rangoon vary very little and are too warm to be considered temperate for most. The area is in the bottom 3 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Rangoon, the hottest months are April, March, and then May. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid-April where highs are regularly around 76.1°F (24.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.7°F (16.5°C) at night.

    Rangoon Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    Average
    Low

    Rangoon Temperatures (Celsius)

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    High
    Average
    Low

    “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.

    Rangoon Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Average
    Low

    Rangoon Perceived Temperature (C)

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    Average
    Low

     

    Average Rangoon 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

    Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan 90.5 79.3 67.4
    Feb 95.1 83.4 71.3
    Mar 98.6 87.8 76.6
    Apr 100.5 90.9 80.1
    May 93.7 86 79
    Jun 88.4 82.6 77.5
    Jul 86.6 81 76.2
    Aug 86.5 81.2 76.4
    Sep 88.5 82.5 77.1
    Oct 91.1 84.4 78.4
    Nov 92.6 84.5 76.7
    Dec 90.6 80.5 70.1

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 32.5 26.3 19.7
    Feb 35.1 28.6 21.8
    Mar 37 31 24.8
    Apr 38.1 32.7 26.7
    May 34.3 30 26.1
    Jun 31.3 28.1 25.3
    Jul 30.3 27.2 24.6
    Aug 30.3 27.3 24.7
    Sep 31.4 28.1 25.1
    Oct 32.8 29.1 25.8
    Nov 33.7 29.2 24.8
    Dec 32.6 26.9 21.2

     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of precipitation in Rangoon are July, June, and then August. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are only 0 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early July with an average of 4.2 days with significant precipitation the week of July 2nd.

    When can you find snow in Rangoon? 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 Rangoon.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 0 0 0
    Feb 0 0 0
    Mar 0 0 0
    Apr 0 0 0
    May 5.7 0 0.05
    Jun 27.1 0 0.17
    Jul 34.3 0 0.26
    Aug 22.9 0 0.11
    Sep 14.3 0 0.05
    Oct 4.3 0 0.04
    Nov 0 0 0
    Dec 0 0 0

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 0 0 0
    Feb 0 0 0
    Mar 0 0 0
    Apr 0 0 0
    May 5.7 0 0.13
    Jun 27.1 0 0.43
    Jul 34.3 0 0.66
    Aug 22.9 0 0.28
    Sep 14.3 0 0.13
    Oct 4.3 0 0.1
    Nov 0 0 0
    Dec 0 0 0

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Rangoon has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is February (52.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (89.9%).

    Wind in Rangoon is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by May and July. April’s average wind speed of around 2.9 knots (3.3 MPH or 5.4 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 January where average top sustained speeds reach 6.7 knots, which is considered a light breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

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

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

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

    Key
    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 1.7 light air 4.1 a light breeze
    Feb 1.8 light air 4.2 a light breeze
    Mar 2.2 light air 4.9 a light breeze
    Apr 2.9 light air 5.6 a light breeze
    May 2.7 light air 5.7 a light breeze
    Jun 2.2 light air 5.1 a light breeze
    Jul 2.3 light air 5.3 a light breeze
    Aug 2.3 light air 5.2 a light breeze
    Sep 2.2 light air 4.9 a light breeze
    Oct 2 light air 4.8 a light breeze
    Nov 1.9 light air 4.4 a light breeze
    Dec 2 light air 4.5 a light breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 59.4
    Feb 52.4
    Mar 53.3
    Apr 52.9
    May 73.4
    Jun 86.4
    Jul 89.9
    Aug 89.4
    Sep 85.1
    Oct 77.5
    Nov 69.2
    Dec 62.7

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Rangoon?

    As of 5/19/2017 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Myanmar or Burma; 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.
     

    Overall Rangoon Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very warm. Highs range from 76.1°F (24.5°C) and 67.7°F (19.8°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 2 days of precipitation per month. Spring is slow/unreported for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

    Summer (June through August)

    The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 7 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Rangoon, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 69.6°F (20.9°C) and 65.2°F (18.4°C), which will feel warmer than comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a small amount: 0 to 4 days per month. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is perfect this time of year in Rangoon to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 72.5°F (22.5°C) and 66.2°F (19°C). On average, it rains or snows a trivial/unreported amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.

     


     

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