Travelling in January
January is one of the more popular times of year to travel to Cambodia, with blue skies, little or no rain and pleasant temperatures - perfect for exploring. Book early to guarantee your preferred accommodation.
Travelling in February
You'll find optimum weather conditions across Cambodia in February, with dry days and temperatures averaging around 27°C across the country. There's plenty of sunshine and warm seas on the south coast, with rain extremely unlikely.
Travelling in March
Expect excellent weather throughout Cambodia in March. Temperatures sit around 30°C across most of the country, with cooler climes in the north-east regions. Days are dry and sunny.
Travelling in April
April is one of the hottest months of the year in Cambodia, with average temperatures of 35°C, and chances of rain still low. Exploring Angkor can be pretty sticky work in this climate, so crowds tend to be reduced.
Travelling in May
Early May is relatively dry in Cambodia, with rainy season rolling out towards the end of the month. Temperatures stay high - around 29°C - but short heavy showers help to break the humidity.
Travelling in June
Expect high rainfall across Cambodia in June, with temperatures of around 28°C, but plenty of sunshine between the showers, and lower visitor numbers. Cambodia's beaches out of commission, but the easily-reached beaches of central Vietnam are at their best in June.
Travelling in July
Cambodia is rainy throughout July, although dry days are common. Temperatures drop to around 27°C. There are also occasional thunderstorms, which make for dramatic viewing at Angkor. Crowds are minimal and hotels offer low-season prices.
Travelling in August
During August, Cambodia's rainfall is almost at its peak, with short intense downpours that last for a few hours at a time. Countryside is lush, and Tonle Sap's flooded forests are accessible by boat. Temperatures sit around 26-27°C.
Travelling in September
September in Cambodia is wet and warm, with the countryside in bloom and rice paddies emerald green. Temperatures are around 26°C, and crowds are minimal. A great time to visit Tonle Sap.
Travelling in October
Rainfall decreases in Cambodia as October progresses, and days are warm, averaging 27°C. The countryside is lush, prices and crowds are low, and the spectacular waterfalls of the north-east are in full flow.
Travelling in November
In November, Cambodia enters dry season, with temperatures at 25°C, low humidity and plenty of sunshine. Water levels are still fairly high, so it's a good time to see floating villages and flowing waterfalls.
Travelling in December
In December, Cambodia's climate is characterised by dry, sunny, low humidity and comfortable temperatures of around 26°C. Rainfall is minimal, so the south coast beaches and islands are ideal for R&R and diving.