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

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

When to go to Kampong Thom, Cambodia

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

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

January

January in this region 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:

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

February

February in this region very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Kampong Thom dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Kampong Thom can be sizzling. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Kampong Thom is extremely 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:

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

June

June here is extremely 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
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts

July

July in this region is constantly 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:

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

August

August in this region is constantly 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:

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

September

If you are traveling to Kampong Thom in September, you will notice that it is consistently 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:

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

October

October in this region is extremely 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:

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

November

Traveling to Kampong Thom in November, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kampong Thom, 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 Kampong Thom
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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