September is Cambodia’s most rainy month and heavy rain would be expected daily an hour to 2 hours but it is short and fresh after shower. You could possible make you tour with less heat and less crowd as it is low season this time of the year. There would be some difficulty to access the small dirt road to the village or countryside due to it is getting water and muddy.
The end of September early October, the weather is still some rain but only at night or early in the morning. It is a sign for rainfall in Cambodia to die down from where it used to in the last few months earlier. In the middle of the day temperature is about 30 degree but it will drop from the above degree to 27 or 28 degree. Rain is not a big concern in this October due to it falls only in early morning and by the end of this month the rain is almost completely stop. This is meant that travel to Cambodia or any other parts of this country would be very fantastic with lush green plants and less humidity. As soon as rain stop in at the end of October then good time to visit Cambodia begin. Be the first to see Cambodia with its good time and before the others.
Cool and Wet. The temperature doesn't cool much in October or early November, but it is still way much better than the hottest months. Sometimes the temperature in September is up to 30 degree and slowly downward through the following months. In October, in the middle of the day temperature is about 30 degree but it will drop from the above degree to 27 or 28 degree. Rain is not a big concern in this October due to it falls only in early morning and by the end of this month the rain is almost completely stop. As soon as rain stop in at the end of October then good time to visit Cambodia begin.
The best five months to visit Cambodia
November, December, January, February and March
Cambodia peak season begins again and crowd group is everywhere in the temple, with its perfect temperatures comfortably 24-25 degree. It is a good time to travel to Cambodia to different places, especially Phnom Penh. Cambodia water festival usually takes place in November, this time of the year the hotel price usually high and fully booked, therefore, it is better to have your hotel reserved far in advance.
In December, is the second great month for its temperature through and could be the best destination for Christmas. All accommodations are often booked up; please kindly have your hotel rooms book in advance if you plan to be here in Cambodia.
January & February are the best weather to visit Cambodia
January is the harvest and driest month of the year yet it has a perfect normal temperature of 25 degree, offer you a good time to visit the ancient temples sites or travel to the Southern coast for it white beaches.
February lot of dew drop early morning still good temperature for your journey or visiting around the temple complexes and the lake. The great Tonle Sap still hold its volume, that sort of providing a good time to visit.
Mid of February early March is still peak time to travel to Cambodia, and the average temperature are most likely to go up to 30 degree. Lake margin begin to fall end of the month. This month still hard to book your hotel rooms, so please have its booked in advance.
Cambodia Weather in April & May
April is the hottest month of the year, averaging temperature is about 33-35 degree but some days jump to 40 degree and do not worry about the rainfall anymore as it is completely dry. However it Cambodian Chol Chnam (Khmer New Year) take place in this month on 13-16 Apr and you suppose to get wet even though the rain hold off, be ready to get wet when you go around town during those three days.
May The temperatures are quite similar to April as the rain isn’t approach yet, so in daytime the average temperature would be 33 degree. Anyway it is good time to visit this country for its good promotion rate from all hotels.
Cambodia Weather in June, July & August
June is the beginning of the rainy season, bringing a lively life to the farmer. Some parts, rain falls are short and heavy and would never impact your holiday, still have more chance to see the sunlight. Temples and others attraction sites in Cambodia are usually quiet, this kind of providing a good timing to visit Cambodia with low promotion rate of the hotels.
Plenty of rain continues to fall across Cambodia and southern coast is one of the best destinations to avoid the crowded. As temperatures start to degrease, is about 27 degree, and some temples are quiet and green, it is best time to explore this countries with different destinations. Most of families from Europe choses to travel this month as it is consider as the summer vacation.
Table of average weather by month
August is considered as the most rainfall month of the year, but it won’t last long only one or two hours. Temple visits are one of the convenience way to explore due to low temperature. Most of streams, river and especially Tonle Sap lake are filling up again, making life in that lake lively and busy again therefore, it is good time to visit Cambodia with such beautiful lush green landscapes.