Phnom Penh Climate & Weather

Phnom Penh Climate and Weather

Phnom Penh's climate can be described as tropical with hot weather all year round and seasonal monsoons. There are two distinct seasons, the rainy and dry. Temperatures during the rainy season, between June and October, average between 81°F (27°C) and 93°F (34°C). The dry season is characterised by cool months, November to March, with temperatures averaging between 70°F (21°C) and 90°F (32°C); and hot months, from March till May, which see temperatures range between 81°F (27°C) and 95°F (35°C). The best time to visit Phnom Penh is in the winter, between November and January, when the weather is cooler and activities will not be disrupted by rain showers. The roads are also better in the dry season, as they are not muddy.

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