The climate in Burma

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams of this page are taken from the collected data from 4 measuring stations in Burma.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Climate zone: The northern parts of Burma are in the subtropics, the southern regions in the tropics.

With a yearly average of 32 °C the climate in Burma ist warm, but has only a few really tropical and sticky months. It is warm to hot all year round and invites to bathe at average water temperatures of 28 degrees. Dued to the lesser rain the best time for traveling is from November to April. Most precipitation decrease from May to October.

Duration of daylight and sunshine in Burma

hours of sunshine per day
Sunshine hours per day in Burma

Climate charts for other regions in Burma

rainy days per month
Rainy days per month in Burma
Precipitation in mm/day
Precipitation in Burma
Relative humidity in %
Relative humidity in Burma
Water temperature
Water temperatures in Burma
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Absolute humidity in Burma

Temperature records of the last 70 years

The hottest temperature measured from 1949 to December 2019 was reported by the Mandalay weather station. In May 2019 the record temperature of 44.2 °C was reported here. The hottest summer from July to September, based on all 4 weather stations in Burma below 150 metres altitude, was recorded in 2007 with an average temperature of 28.3 °C. This average temperature will normally be measured every 4 to 6 hours, thus also including the nights. Normally, this value is 27.5 degrees Celsius.

The coldest day in these 70 years was reported by the weather station Sittwe. Here the temperature dropped to 6.5 °C in January 2018. Sittwe lies at an altitude of 5 meters above sea level. The coldest winter (January to March) was in 1951 with an average temperature of 22.9 °C. In Burma, it is usual to have about 2.4 degrees more at 25.3 °C for this three-month period.