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

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

When to go to Kampot, Cambodia

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

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

January

January in this region is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Kampot in February, you will notice that it can be sweltering and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Kampot in March, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May here is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Kampot can be very hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Kampot in July, you will notice that it is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Kampot is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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 a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Kampot in October, you will notice that it is constantly hot 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:

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

November

November in Kampot is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Kampot is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kampot, 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 Kampot
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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