Summer temperatures in Phnom Penh, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Cambodia, can reach a maximum of 38℃ (100℉). The average Phnom Penh temperatures in winter reach lows of around 22℃ (72℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about 20℃ (67℉). Other areas in Cambodia can sometimes get even colder than this – You can check out the climates of other popular destinations below.
If you’re keen to see the sights of Cambodia during the day, the sun stays up the longest around May. September sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in February instead.Continue reading to find out about when to visit Cambodia, including the climate, seasonal info, FAQs and more for loads of the top places you NEED to explore, as well as all the best tools to help you plan and book your next vacation.
Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Cambodia is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:
|Summer||June to August|
|Autumn/fall||September to November|
|Winter||December to February|
|Spring||March to May|
Best time to visit the top destinations in Cambodia
We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.
|City||Best time to visit||Jan||Feb||Mar||Apr||May||Jun||Jul||Aug||Sep||Oct||Nov||Dec|