Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia

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

What to wear/what to pack for Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia by month

January

January for Tonle Sap Lake 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:

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

February

Traveling to Tonle Sap Lake in February, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Tonle Sap Lake in March, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Tonle Sap Lake in April, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than 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
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts

May

If you go to Tonle Sap Lake in May, you will notice that it can be very 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:

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

June

If you are traveling to Tonle Sap Lake in June, you will notice that it is constantly 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:

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

July

July here is consistently 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:

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

August

August for Tonle Sap Lake 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:

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

September

September in this region 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:

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

October

Traveling to Tonle Sap Lake in October, you will notice that it is constantly 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:

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

November

Traveling to Tonle Sap Lake in November, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Tonle Sap Lake, 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 Tonle Sap Lake
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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