Myanmar Weather – Nyaungshwe
Nyaungshwe is a township located in Myanmar’s Taunggyi district, which can also be found in the country’s centre. The climate here can be considered warm and temperate, classified as Cwa under the Koppen-Geiger climate classification. The area has an average annual temperature of 18.9 degrees Celsius (66 degrees Fahrenheit) and average rainfall and precipitation of 1,758 mm.
The town gets its lowest minimum temperature of 8.8 degrees Celsius (47.8 degrees Fahrenheit) in January and the highest maximum temperature of 31.9 degrees Celsius (89.4 degrees Fahrenheit) in April. Average minimum temperatures in Nyaungshwe range from 8.8 degrees Celsius (47.8 degrees Fahrenheit) to 19.7 degrees Celsius (67.5 degrees Fahrenheit), while average maximum temperatures can range from 23.4 degrees Celsius (74.1 degrees Fahrenheit) to 31.9 degrees Celsius (89.4 degrees Fahrenheit).
For the most part, Myanmar lies between the Tropic of Cancer and the Equator — so parts of the country are included in Asia’s monsoon region. The country’s coastal regions experience over 5,000 mm of rain with an average maximum temperature of 32.6 degrees Celsius (89.6 degrees Fahrenheit) annually. The delta region, on the other hand, experiences around 2,500 mm of rain and the same temperatures as that of the coastal region. The country’s dry zones experience less than 1,000 mm of rain annually, while the northern regions are considered the coolest — experiencing average temperatures of 21 degrees Celsius (70 degrees Fahrenheit).
Nyaungshwe’s climate can be divided into three: summer, wet, and winter seasons.
Summer season: Nyaungshwe experiences its summer season during the months of April to May, although it still gets a fair amount of rain during this time at 47 to 209 mm. During this time minimum temperatures can range from 18.1 degrees Celsius (64.6 degrees Fahrenheit) to 19.3 degrees Celsius (66.7 degrees Fahrenheit), while maximum temperatures range from 29.4 degrees Celsius (84.9 degrees Fahrenheit) to 31.9 degrees Celsius (89.4 degrees Fahrenheit).
Wet season: Nyaungshwe experiences its wet season during the months of June to October when it gets around 179 to 292 mm of rain, with August considered as the wettest month. During this time, average minimum temperatures range from 17.9 degrees Celsius (64.2 degrees Fahrenheit) to 19.7 degrees Celsius (67.5 degrees Fahrenheit). Average maximum temperatures, on the other hand, range from 26.3 degrees Celsius (79.3 degrees Fahrenheit) to 27.3 degrees Celsius (81.1 degrees Fahrenheit).
Winter season: Nyaungshwe’s winter season runs from the months of November to February. Average minimum temperatures during this period range from 8.8 degrees Celsius (47.8 degrees Fahrenheit) to 14.1 degrees Celsius (57.4 degrees Fahrenheit). On the other hand, average maximum temperatures range from 23.4 degrees Celsius (74.1 degrees Fahrenheit) to 26.1 degrees Celsius (79 degrees Fahrenheit).
Best Time to Go
The best time to visit Nyaungshwe is during the winter months of November to February when the weather is generally cool enough to roam around.