Yangon Weather & Climate

Yangon weather and climateNestled in Myanmar’s southern part, at the convergence of the Yangon and Bago Rivers, 25 miles (40 km) north away from the Gulf of Martaban of the Andaman Sea. Yangon, the former Capital city of Myanmar, is the largest city in Myanmar, the industrial and commercial center of the country, and the gateway city to almost Myanmar holiday packages.

Yangon weather & climate characterized by a strong monsoon-influenced climate with a considerable amount of sunshine, a high rate of rainfall, and high level of humidity. The Yangon’s weather is characterized by 2 distinct seasons: the dry season, and heavy monsoon season.

In overall, Myanmar is endowed with high average annual temperature, and Rangoon, of course, is not an exception. It is warm throughout the year as the average annual temperature in Yangon is at 27.4 degrees Celsius (81.4 degrees Fahrenheit). With 5.6 °C of average monthly temperatures range, the variation of temperatures among months is unremarkable. To be specific, while the hottest month in April when the average temperature is expected to reach 30.65 degrees Celsius (87.17 degrees Fahrenheit); January is the coolest month with an average temperature of 25.05 degrees Celsius (77.09 degrees Fahrenheit). Also, the mean diurnal temperature range is 9.8 °C (17.6 °F).
Like many other parts of Myanmar, Yangon receives an average of 2681 mm (105.6 in) of rainfall per year, or 223.4 mm (8.8 in) per month. It is estimated that on average there are 125 days per year experiencing more than 0.1 mm (0.004 in) of precipitation, in other words, there are 10.4 days with a quantity of rain, sleet, snow, etc. per month. February is believed to be the driest month as the average rainfall is 2 mm (0.1 in). On the contrary, in August, Yangon receives an average of 602 mm (23.7 in) of rainfall, which makes August the wettest month of the year.

Last but not least, Yangon weather & climate characterized by a high level of humidity. There is an expectation August is the month when the humidity gets its peak of nearly 90%; whereas, January and February are the driest months due to the low level of humidity (approximately 60%).
Discover its downtown skyline dominated by the ‘winking wonder’ of Shwedagon Paya, marvel at dazzling Buddhist temples and many other appealing tourist spots. With favorable weather conditions, Yangon tours are waiting to take your breath away!Yangon average monthly hours of sunshine over the yearYangon average minimum and maximum temperature over the yearYangon average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)Yangon average monthly rainy days over the yearYangon average humidity over the year

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