The best times to visit Yangon for ideal weather are
September 17th to May 13th
October 15th 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.
Yangon Travel Guide
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Weather in Yangon
Average temperatures in Yangon 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 28th 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 Yangon, 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 100.8°F (38.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76°F (24.4°C) at night.
Yangon Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Yangon 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.
Yangon Perceived Temperature (F)
Yangon Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Yangon 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 Yangon are February, December, 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 late June with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of June 25th.
When can you find snow in Yangon? 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 Yangon.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Yangon (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
Yangon has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is February (54.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (88.1%).
Wind in Yangon is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is April, followed by May and July. April’s average wind speed of around 4.1 knots (4.8 MPH or 7.6 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early May where average top sustained speeds reach 10.1 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Yangon.
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|
|Jan||2.9||Barely noticeable||6.5||Light breeze|
|Feb||3.2||Barely noticeable||6.8||Light breeze|
|Mar||3.7||Barely noticeable||7.7||Light breeze|
|Apr||4.1||Light breeze||8.3||Gentle breeze|
|May||4.1||Light breeze||8.8||Light breeze|
|Jun||3.7||Barely noticeable||8.2||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||3.8||Barely noticeable||8.5||Light breeze|
|Aug||3.6||Barely noticeable||8.3||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||3.4||Barely noticeable||7.7||Light breeze|
|Oct||3.2||Barely noticeable||7.4||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||3.1||Barely noticeable||6.5||Light breeze|
|Dec||3.1||Barely noticeable||6.7||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Yangon?
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 Yangon, 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 Yangon 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 Yangon Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very warm. Highs range from 100.8°F (38.2°C) and 90.7°F (32.6°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 1 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 4 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Yangon, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 94.1°F (34.5°C) and 87.6°F (30.9°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 Yangon to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 98.7°F (37.1°C) and 90.3°F (32.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.