Bagan weather in September (Myanmar (Burma))

What can you expect from the weather in Bagan during September? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In September, Bagan typically experiences very high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 34°C. But by evening, they drop to around 25°C.

Keep in mind that while these are the average temperatures, there can be days that are even hotter. It's essential to be prepared for such heat. Wearing light, breathable fabrics and protecting yourself from the sun's intensity with hats or shades can make a difference. Hydration is key, so remember to drink plenty of water, especially if you find yourself outdoors for extended periods.

Bagan in September usually receives heavy rainfall, averaging around 208 mm for the month. It records the year's peak rainfall, often coming down quite heavily. We recommend bringing a poncho, which will keep you dry. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 16 days of rain.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, September may not be the ideal month to visit Bagan. January and December typically offer the best circumstances. While May, June and September tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Bagan, monthly averages in September

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 25°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 34°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 53%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 208 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 16 days  

Where to go in Myanmar (Burma) in September

Find out more about the weather in Myanmar (Burma) in September and which places have the best weather 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 Bagan in September?

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 in September.

Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
7/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Interested in more climate information?

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