Cambodia weather & when to go: December

December overview

December is characterised by dry, sunny weather, low humidity and relatively cool temperatures (avg temp: 26 °C) throughout the country. It's no surprise that December is amongst the most popular months to travel to Cambodia. If you do see rain it would be unusual.

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Annual overview

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December's weather in detail

It's good news across the country with dry conditions and pleasant temperatures expected across Cambodia. Long days of touring the Angkor temples are very achievable with extremely high temperatures still being a number of months off.  If you're looking for a Christmas getaway, look no further! 

On the main waterways of the Tonle Sap & Mekong River, the levels are still fairly high, making visits to the floating villages by boat still possible. In the eastern and western provinces there is still plenty of colour and the ground is fertile. Something that will change soon enough...

To the south, the mainland beaches and nearby islands are well primed for R&R time. For the more adventurous, there are favourable diving conditions in the waters surrounding Koh Rong and Koh Rong Samloem.   

 

 

 Where's the sun and sand?

Sihanoukville, Kep, Koh Rong, Koh Rong Samloem

Our recommended journeys

Put your finger on the pulse and enjoy special experiences that your fellow travellers haven’t even heard of yet on our Cambodia In Style holiday. From a gourmet breakfast at the fabled Angkor temples to fine dining restaurant hopping in Siem Reap and sundowners on the unblemished sands of Koh Rong, your journey will be lavishly sprinkled with treats from start to finish...

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