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

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

When to go to Kep, Cambodia

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

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

January

If you visit Kep during January, you are likely to find that it can be very 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 low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Kep in February, you will notice that it is really hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Kep is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Kep in April, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Kep in May, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Kep in June, you will notice that it can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Kep can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and a bit less than half 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 Kep, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

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

September

If you vacation in Kep during September, you are likely to find that it is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 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:

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

October

October in Kep 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:

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

November

If you visit Kep during November, you are likely to find that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Kep is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kep, 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 Kep
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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