Climate in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Data from nearest weather station: Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma) (14 KM, 8 Miles).

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Weather Forecasts for Yangon

THU May 06
39°C | 30°C

Patchy rain possible

FRI May 07
38°C | 30°C

Moderate rain

SAT May 08
36°C | 28°C

Patchy rain possible

The best time of year to visit Yangon in Myanmar (Burma)

Yangon (Rangoon) has a tropical monsoon climate with very wet summers due to the southwest monsoon which starts from mid-May and lasts until mid-October. From mid-October, the amount of precipitation decreases significantly.

The temperature can rise considerably during winter to an average of almost 37 degrees Celsius (98° Fahrenheit) in the hottest month April.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • On average, the temperatures are always high.
  • A lot of rain (rainy season) falls in the month of: May, June, July, August, September and October.
  • Yangon has dry periods in January, February, March, April and December.
  • The warmest month is April with an average maximum temperature of 37°C (98°F).
  • The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 29°C (84°F).
  • August is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • February is the driest month.
  • April is the most sunny month.
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