Myanmar Facts & Factors

Myanmar

Depending on the Geographical diversity Myanmar possesses variety of tourist sites. In the north east Myanmar has a common border with China, in the esst with Laos, in the east and northeast with Thailand, in the northwest with India adn in the southwest with Bangladesh, resulting in many overland border entry points.On the other hand different ethnic minorities can be seen at the different border regions and giving the great opportunity for the tourists to explore the culture tradition of colourful ethnic groups during the visit. From the broder entry points,High Mountains National Parks, Wild Life Sanctuaries and preserved forests areas, tourist can enjoy hiking, trekking, bird watching, insects and plant collection.

Myanmar is also famous for timber production. one may experience, The elephants at work by staying overnight at the elephant camps. After that you can take a route to the central plains of Myanmar to get the feel of tropical environment while exploring the Culture and Architecture of Ancient Cities dated 5th to 18th centuries.

Since the entire south eastern part of Myanmar cosatline touched the Indian Ocean in Mergui archipelago, Myanmar offers pristine Beaches with more than 1,000 islands where water games and sports can enjoy safely.
 

People


    Kachin           Kayah            Kayin              Chin            Burma             Mon             Rakhine           Shan

The people of Myanmar are ideal and well known for their hospitality, honesty and simplicity. Because of the nice nature of the Myanmar People many tourists repeat their visit after they have been once.

55.4 million Population consist of (8) different National Races. Bamar, Shan, Kachin, Chin, Kayah, Kayin, Mon and Rakhine. Since there are different ethnic minorities or tribal groups at one race, Myanmar has 135 ethnic groups with different traditions, customs; religious believes style of costumes and food. These ethnic inhabit in the remote area at the hilly region. Tourists enjoy visiting for its enchanting scenery tranquil atmosphere and admirable colorful hill tribes.

 

Climate

Myanmar possesses tropical dry and wet monsoon climate. From mid May to late October are the rainy months. There has no rain from November to mid May. Generally Myanmar undergoes an annual three seasons cycle; Summer, Rainy and Winter.
Summer is from March to June and Rainy Season is from Mid May to end of October. Winter is from November to February.
Due to the topography Myanmar has different terrain with different temperature and rainfall. In Winter temperature is pleasant throughout the country. In the highlands at night temperature can drop to near freezing point.
Rainfall also vary region wise. In July it rains only 95 mm at Bagan and Mandalay while 550 mm in Yangon. Then it could say that you may visit Myanmar anytime as you can choose the site which has good climate at that time.

 

- Monthly Temperature Record in 'C -

S.N States and Divisions Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1. Kachin State 17.7 19.7 23.1 26.3 27.8 27.8 27.7 28.1 27.5 25.9 21.9 18.5
2. Kayah State 17.4 19.6 23.6 26.2 26.1 24.9 24.1 4.0 24.3 23.3 21.1 17.8
3. Kayin State 25.5 27.0 29.5 31.2 29.5 27.0 26.5 26.4 27.6 28.8 28.0 25.9
4. Chin State 10.3 12.2 15.7 17.4 19.2 19.4 19.5 19.2 19.0 17.5 14.5 9.9
5. Sagaing Division 20.7 23.3 27.6 30.8 32.0 30.7 30.4 29.9 29.0 27.7 25.2 20.9
6. Tanintharyi Division 26.8 27.3 28.6 29.2 28.1 26.9 26.3 26.2 26.4 27.0 27.1 26.1
7. Bago Division 23.6 25.1 29.4 30.1 29.3 26.7 27.0 26.3 27.0 27.5 26.4 23.7
8. Magway Division 20.9 23.4 27.7 30.8 30.9 28.5 27.8 27.5 27.8 27.4 24.4 21.2
9. Mandalay Division 21.8 24.5 28.4 31.6 31.6 30.6 30.7 29.9 29.6 28.5 25.5 21.8
10. Mon State 25.4 25.5 28.8 30.3 28.6 26.6 26.2 26.2 27.0 28.0 27.2 25.3
11. Rakhine State 21.0 22.7 25.8 28.6 29.0 26.9 26.5 26.6 27.3 28.0 26.5 22.8
12. Yangon Division 24.9 26.5 29.0 30.5 29.4 27.4 26.9 26.6 27.1 27.6 27.0 25.0
13. Shan State 15.3 17.0 20.5 22.4 22.2 21.3 20.9 20.6 20.8 20.0 17.9 15.4
14. Ayeyarwady Division 24.1 25.2 28.3 30.4 30.0 27.9 27.1 27.1 27.4 28.0 26.9 24.6

 

- Monthly Rainfall Record in inches -

S.N States and Divisions Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1. Kachin State 12 25 32 28 218 381 454 320 345 189 47 12
2. Kayah State 0 5 12 33 125 128 145 232 177 88 48 5
3. Kayin State 1 9 13 35 314 850 1077 1063 536 200 30 12
4. Chin State 5 23 51 82 171 266 285 305 251 154 80 6
5. Sagaing Division 3 13 105 31 145 311 426 315 315 177 38 4
6. Tanintharyi Division 13 31 38 77 417 874 1055 1204 643 303 27 10
7. Bago Division 0 4 16 26 186 450 495 521 352 148 57 2
8. Magway Division 0 6 15 21 103 132 133 202 183 172 66 8
9. Mandalay Division 0 5 8 29 106 145 136 168 156 112 45 4
10. Mon State 2 9 16 54 463 1115 1247 1265 653 261 36 10
11. Rakhine State 5 19 13 29 324 1355 1415 1126 615 253 161 9
12. Yangon Division 0 10 14 17 234 583 611 609 361 179 48 2
13. Shan State 3 10 17 54 136 187 227 258 216 160 85 12
14. Ayeyarwady Division 0 1 3 20 223 610 633 703 376 181 77 9


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