Climate and Weather
Myanmar has three seasons. The summer is from March to May, the rainy season from middle of May to early October, and the cool season from October to February. Myanmar enjoys a tropical monsoon climate. However, climatic conditions differ widely from place to place due to widely diverse topographical conditions. For instance, Central Myanmar has an annual rainfall of less than 40 inches while the Rakhine Coast gets about 200 inches. The temperature of Central Myanmar is about 110 degrees Fahrenheit (43.3 degrees Centigrade) in the months of March and April. During the period, the temperature of the northern part of Myanmar reaches 97 degrees Fahrenheit (36.1 degrees Centigrade) and in Shan Plateau it is about 85 to 95 degree Fahrenheit (29.4 to 35 degrees Centigrade). Temperatures of towns vary according to their location and elevation.
The cool dry season from October to February is the best time to visit Myanmar.