Cambodia weather & when to go: October

October overview

Expect a few rainy days in October, although rainfall decreases as the month progresses, with the dry season just around the corner. Days are warm, with average temperatures in the region of 27°C. Cambodia is nearly back to its very best, with plenty of colour in the countryside.

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Annual overview

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October's weather in detail

You can expect fairly good weather in Cambodia for much of the month although rainfall is still expected. With water levels at their peak, following months of rain, October is a great time of year to cruise the Tonle Sap & Mekong waterways (the Tonle Sap Lake has swollen to more than 5 times its size at this time of year). 

Those exploring the north east regions of Ratanakiri & Mondulkiri will be rewarded with sights of full flowing waterfalls. In the cities, such as Battambang and Phnom Penh, life is back to normal with drier mornings and cleaner drainage canals.

On the south coast, in Sihanoukville and Kep, rain is still a possibility although showers will become less frequent and long periods of sunshine can be expected as you head towards November and the start of the dry season.

 Where's the sun and sand?

Sihanoukville, Kep, Koh Rong, Koh Rong Samloem

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