Cambodia weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Cambodia

The best time to visit in Cambodia is from January until August and November and December, when you will have a warm or hot temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Cambodia is 36°C in March and the lowest is 31°C in October.

Cambodia has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Cambodia or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Cambodia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 32 35 36 35 35 33 32 33 32 31 31 31
Precipitation (mm) 15 13 39 103 121 102 82 95 150 159 67 33
Climate data from city: Phnom Penh

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14 day weather forecast Cambodia

The weather for in Cambodia will be 30° till 32° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Cambodia is based on the weather conditions in the city of Phnom Penh.

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
24°
0.1 mm 20% 4 m/s 3
Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
23°
11.7 mm 80% 2 m/s 3
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
23°
4.4 mm 60% 2 m/s 6
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
24°
5.3 mm 65% 2 m/s 7
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
24°
16.8 mm 85% 3 m/s 4
Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
23°
14.3 mm 85% 3 m/s 4
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
23°
1.9 mm 40% 3 m/s 5

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 2 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
24°
0.7 mm 20% 4 m/s 5
Wednesday 3 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
24°
1.1 mm 25% 3 m/s 3
Thursday 4 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
24°
2.9 mm 50% 3 m/s 5
Friday 5 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
24°
5.6 mm 65% 2 m/s 3
Saturday 6 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
25°
1.6 mm 35% 3 m/s 2
Sunday 7 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
25°
0.3 mm 10% 4 m/s 3
Monday 8 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
23°
2.8 mm 50% 6 m/s 2

Climate Cambodia

Cambodia has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Cambodia is 33° degrees and there is about 978 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 119 days a year with an average humidity of 71% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Cambodia

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 32 35 36 35 35 33 32 33 32 31 31 31
Night temp. (°C) 22 23 25 26 26 25 25 25 25 25 24 22
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 15 13 39 103 121 102 82 95 150 159 67 33
Days with rain 8 6 14 22 27 24 24 24 28 27 19 9
Dry days 23 22 17 8 4 6 7 7 2 4 11 22
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 9 9 11 11 10 9 10 8 8 8 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 7 7 8 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
Climate data from city: Phnom Penh

Cambodia weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Cambodia? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Cambodia?

Cambodia lies in a straight line about 10,472 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Phnom Penh).

How long is the flight to Cambodia?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Cambodia is approximately 13 h. 10 min.

What are the largest airports in Cambodia?

These are the largest airports in Cambodia:

How many inhabitants are there in Cambodia?

Cambodia has approximately 15,848,495 inhabitants.

How big is Cambodia?

The area of Cambodia is around 181,035 km². It is 7x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Cambodia?

The capital of Cambodia is Phnom Penh.

What is the currency of Cambodia?

In Cambodia the Cambodian riel (KHR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 26 October 2021

  • 1 Cambodian riel = 263.37 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.004 Cambodian riel
  • 10 Cambodian riel = 2,633.70 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 0.038 Cambodian riel
  • 100 Cambodian riel = 26,337.05 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 0.38 Cambodian riel

What is the area code of Cambodia?

The area code to call Cambodia is +855.