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

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

When to go to Sihanoukville, Cambodia

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

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

January

January in this region is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Sihanoukville in February, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March here can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April here is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

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

June

June for Sihanoukville 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:

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

July

July can be very 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:

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

August

August in Sihanoukville 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:

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

September

If you are traveling to Sihanoukville in September, you will notice that it is really 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:

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

October

Traveling to Sihanoukville in October, you will notice that it is really 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:

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

November

If you are traveling to Sihanoukville in November, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Sihanoukville, 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 Sihanoukville
  • Theft can be a problem, so pack theft protection, including locks for luggage and a money belt or pouch
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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