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

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

When to go to North-western Cambodia, Cambodia

Based on the climate and weather in North-western Cambodia, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for North-western Cambodia, Cambodia by month

January

If you visit North-western Cambodia 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 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in this region can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in North-western Cambodia is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in North-western Cambodia is sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit North-western Cambodia during May, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s 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 sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, North-western Cambodia is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for North-western Cambodia, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit North-western Cambodia during July, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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:

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

August

If you visit North-western Cambodia during August, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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 about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in North-western Cambodia is constantly 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:

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

October

October here can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for North-western Cambodia is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in North-western 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 North-western Cambodia
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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