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Mandalay weather in May (Myanmar (Burma))

Curious about the May weather in Mandalay? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

In May, Mandalay generally has very high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 37°C, while nights can cool down to about 26°C. Keep in mind, these temperatures are averages, and some days might be even warmer. Dress suitably to manage the heat.

Mandalay in May usually receives heavy rainfall, averaging around 163 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 10 days.

The city usually sees around 266 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, May may not be the ideal month to visit Mandalay. January, February and December generally stand out with the best circumstances. While May, August and September tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Mandalay climate page with graphs.

 

Mandalay, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 26°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 37°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 35%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 163 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 10 days  
HumidityHumidity 65%  
SunshineSunshine 266 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Myanmar (Burma) in May

Find out more about the weather in Myanmar (Burma) and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
8/10
Camping
7/10

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