DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AND HYDROLOGY (MYANMAR)

 

(12.8.2022): Monsoon is moderate to strong over the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal.

 

General Weather Forecast for 2022 Rainy Season

General Weather Forecast for 2022 Rainy Season

Issued on 28.4.2022

Onset and withdrawal of Southwest Monsoon

Southwest monsoon is likely to set into the whole country during 27 May – 4 June, 2022. Southwest monsoon is likely to retreat from the whole country first week of October, 2022.

Early Monsoon Period Forecast

The early monsoon period is establishment of Southwest Monsoon over Myanmar to the end of June. Three low pressure areas may form over the Bay of Bengal and two may further intensify into the Depression. During the early monsoon period, monsoon will be moderate. Rain or thundershower will be expected about normal in Nay Pyi Taw, Sagaing, Mandalay, Magway, Bago, Yangon, Ayeyarwady, Tanintharyi Regions and Kachin, Shan, Chin, Rakhine, Kayah, Kayin, Mon States.

Mid Monsoon Period Forecast

     Mid Monsoon period is a period of starting from 1st July to the end of August. Four Low Pressure Areas may form over the Bay of Bengal and two may further intensify into the Depression. During the mid-monsoon period, monsoon will be moderate to strong.  Rain or thundershower will be expected below normal in Nay Pyi Taw, Magway, Bago, Yangon, Ayeyarwady, Taninthayi Regions and Rakhine, Kayah, Kayin, Mon States and about normal in Sagaing, Mandalay Regions and Kachin, Shan, Chin States.

Late Monsoon Period Forecast

Late Monsoon period is a period starting from 1st September to the date of Monsoon withdrawal from the whole country. Three Low Pressure Areas may form over the Bay of Bengal and two may further intensify into the Depression. During the late monsoon period, monsoon will be weak to moderate.  Rain or thundershower will be expected about normal in Nay Pyi Taw, Sagaing, Mandalay, Magway, Bago, Yangon, Ayeyarwady, Tanintharyi Regions and Kachin, Shan, Chin, Rakhine, Kayah, Kayin, Mon States.