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

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

When to go to Poipet, Cambodia

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

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

January

January in Poipet 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:

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

February

February in this region dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Poipet in March, you will notice that it can be sizzling. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April here is a scorcher. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Poipet in May, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Poipet 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 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July 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:

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

August

August 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:

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

September

September 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:

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

October

October for Poipet can be very 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:

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

November

If you are traveling to Poipet in November, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Poipet in December, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Poipet, 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 Poipet
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch

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