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Climate and weather of Cambodia



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Cambodia




 

Climate

 
Cambodia has a tropical climate with a rainy season and a dry season.

Temperatures vary between 30° in January and 35° in April (they lose eight degrees at night). The rains are heavier in the mountains located in the southwest (2 500 to 5 000 mm per year) than in the central plain and on the plateaus located in the northeast (1 300 mm per year).

Rainy season (May to October)
Temperatures are high (30°) and rainfall is abundant (rains, often short and violent, usually fall in the late afternoon). Humidity is very high.

Dry season (November to April)
Temperatures range from 30° in January to 35° in April (the hottest month). Rainfall is very low or nonexistent. Humidity is moderate (50%) and sunshine is high (eight hours per day).

 When to go to Cambodia (pleasant climate) 
The climate of Cambodia is pleasant during the following months :

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

 

Weather

(main cities) 
Average temperatures and rainfall

Phnom Penh (Capital of Cambodia)

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
32°
33°
34°
36°
34°
33°
min
22°
23°
24°
25°
25°
25°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
33°
33°
32°
31°
31°
31°
min
25°
25°
25°
25°
24°
22°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
...
10
30
70
140
140
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
150
150
220
250
130
40

Stung Treng

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
32°
33°
35°
36°
33°
32°
min
19°
21°
24°
26°
25°
24°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
31°
31°
31°
31°
31°
30°
min
24°
24°
24°
23°
22°
19°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
...
10
20
80
200
270
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
330
300
320
180
60
10

Weather data (temperatures and precipitation) for Cambodia are derived from monthly averages established over the last twenty years.

Cambodia weather (more cities)


 Quick facts 
Cambodia, a country located in Southeast Asia, is bordered by Vietnam to the east, by the China Sea to the southwest, by Thailand to the northwest and by Laos to the north.

Capital: Phnom Penh
Area: 180 000 kmē
Population: 15 000 000 inhabitants
Language: Khmer
Currency: Riel

Cambodia










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