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

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

When to go to Cambodia, Cambodia

Based on the climate and weather in Cambodia, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Cambodia, Cambodia by month

January

January for Cambodia very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion

February

If you are traveling to Cambodia in February, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

March

Traveling to Cambodia in March, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

April

If you go to Cambodia in April, you will notice that it is scorchingly hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light dresses
  • Light shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Tank tops
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

May

May here is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

June

If you go to Cambodia in June, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

July

If you go to Cambodia in July, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts

August

August is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear

September

September for Cambodia can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts

October

October for Cambodia is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat

November

If you go to Cambodia in November, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat

December

Traveling to Cambodia in December, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Cambodia, Cambodia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Cambodia, 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 Cambodia
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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