Monthly Weather Forecast on May, 2020
Issued on 28-4-2020
Bay of Bengal Condition
Southwest monsoon is likely to set in Southern Myanmar Areas during (16-21) of May, Deltaic Areas during (22-27) of May and Central Myanmar Areas during (28 May – 2 June) . Two Low Pressure Areas may form over the Bay of Bengal and one may further intensify into the Depression. During this monsoon period, monsoon will be moderate. Weather will be partly cloudy to cloudy in the Andaman Sea and South Bay and partly cloudy elsewhere in the Bay of Bengal.
Rain Conditions and Rainy Days
Rain will be expected below normal in Nay Pyi Taw, Magway, Bago, Yangon and Ayeyarwady Regions, Southern and Eastern Shan, Rakhine, Kayah, Kayin and Mon States and about normal in Sagaing, Mandalay, Taninthayi Regions and Kachin, Northern Shan and Chin States.
Rainy days will be expected 15 to 22 days in Upper Sagaing and Taninthayi Regions and Kachin, Rakhine and Mon States, 9 to 14 days in Nay Pyi Taw, Lower Sagaing, Magway, Mandalay, Bago, Yangon and Ayeyarwady Regions, Shan, Chin, Kayah and Kayin States.
Day temperature will be (1.5 °C) above normal of May average maximum temperature in Nay Pyi Taw, Mandalay, Bago and Yangon, Ayayarwady Regions and Southern and Eastern Shan, Kayah, Kayin and Mon States and about normal of May average maximum temperature in Sagaing Magway, Taninthayi Regions and Kachin, Northern Shan, Chin and Rakhine States.