Angkor Archaeological Park, Cambodia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Angkor Archaeological Park, Cambodia? If you're planning to go to Angkor Archaeological Park, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Angkor Archaeological Park, Cambodia

Based on the climate and weather in Angkor Archaeological Park, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Angkor Archaeological Park, Cambodia by month

January

If you vacation in Angkor Archaeological Park during January, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

February

If you go to Angkor Archaeological Park in February, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses

March

Traveling to Angkor Archaeological Park in March, you will notice that it is really hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses

April

April here is sizzling. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Light shorts
  • Light dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Tank tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts

May

May in Angkor Archaeological Park is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella

June

If you visit Angkor Archaeological Park during June, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts

July

In July, Angkor Archaeological Park is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Angkor Archaeological Park, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses

August

Traveling to Angkor Archaeological Park in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

September

September in this region is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat

October

In October, Angkor Archaeological Park is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Angkor Archaeological Park, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

November

November in this region is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses

December

If you are traveling to Angkor Archaeological Park in December, you will notice that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Angkor Archaeological Park, Cambodia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Angkor Archaeological Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A, C and G
  • A SIM card that works in Angkor Archaeological Park
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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