Best Time to Visit Myanmar
11 Jun 2019 By Lily Pham
Seasons & Weather for visiting Myanmar
Best time visit Myanmar according to the regional weather forecast , this is a destination with tropical climate with a dry and a wet season with regional variations such as around the highlands where temperatures are considerably lower than the rest of the country. The dry season in Myanmar last from November to May and this is considered as the ideal time to travel since the country experience the least rainfall and mild temperatures, perfect for touring and considerably good time for the Myanmar River Cruising on the Irrawaddy River when water levels are vary from time to time.
March to May are considered as the hottest months in Myanmar when temperatures reach on highest on the plains of Bagan and in Mandalay while the northern provinces with mountainous climate offer a cool respite with temperatures considerably cooler than the rest of the Myanmar and it could be the best time visit Myanmar as well.
Questioning about the best time visit Myanmar when the the monsoon season in Myanmar usually starts between early May to mid June, this is a time that tropical rains are falling hard across the country lasts till October. During the peak months of the wet seasons the coastal resorts towns such as Ngapali Beach may close due to the heavy rains and or high winds. The months directly after the rainy season (October – December/January) are often the coldest with temperatures dropping after the rains.
Weather and best time to plan to go
Myanmar has a tropical climate which is generally hot and humid but it can be broken down into three seasons. The Cool Season lasts from October to February, the Hot Season from March to May and the Wet Season from June to September. The ideal time to visit Myanmar is during the cool season, October to February. During the wet season Yangon normally receives morning and afternoon showers while the rainfall in Bagan and Mandalay is very low. The weather around Inle Lake and in Shan State is quite pleasant all year round but cold at night from December to February.
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