Climate & Health
Myanmar has a tropical climate with three distinct
Cool season from October to
February which is dry and with temperatures ranging from 21
Hot (dry) season from March to
May with average temperatures of between 30 and 40ºC.
Rainy (monsoon) season occurs
from June to September with average temperatures of between 25
and 30ºC and frequent short rainstorms and higher humidity.
Yangon normally receives early
morning and afternoon showers while rainfall in Bagan and Mandalay
is very low. The weather around Inle Lake and Shan State is pleasant
year round, but cold at night from December to February. During the
monsoon season as Bagan , Mandalay and Inle lake receive rain fall ,
they are good to visit anytime of the year.
though no vaccinations are required for entry to Myanmar, please
consult your family physician about immunization requirements such
as malaria and hepatitis. You should drink only bottled water and
exercise caution when eating from street vendors and small local
Cotton clothing and a light wrap for
the evenings during the cool season are recommended. Do not wear
shorts, tank tops or sleeveless blouses, especially when visiting
temples, pagodas and monasteries. Dress modestly at all times;
revealing clothing is frowned upon in Myanmar. Footwear must be
removed before entering a temple/pagoda.