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    Cambodia

    Phnom Penh weather and climate in 2024

     

    Day

    33 °C

     

    Night

    25 °C

     

    Sea

    0 °C

     

    Precipitation

    167 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    19 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    5 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    82 %

     

    Day

    33 °C

     

    Night

    25 °C

     

    Sea

    0 °C

     

    Precipitation

    167 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    19 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    5 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    82 %

    Overview: Phnom Penh
    Phnom Penh (Cambodia) in general has a tropical climate. The day temperatures range from 31 °C (87 °F) in December to 36 °C (96 °F) in April. Temperatures during the night go from 22 °C (72 °F) in January to 26 °C (79 °F) in April. The least rainy month in Phnom Penh is February with its 3 days of rain, the rainiest month is August, when it rains 19 days.

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    Weather overview

    Phnom Penh (Cambodia) in general has a tropical climate. The day temperatures range from 31 °C (87 °F) in December to 36 °C (96 °F) in April. Temperatures during the night go from 22 °C (72 °F) in January to 26 °C (79 °F) in April. The least rainy month in Phnom Penh is February with its 3 days of rain, the rainiest month is August, when it rains 19 days.

    January weather

    The ongoing tourist season is noticeable in Phnom Penh. The beginning of the rise of the day temperature could be noticed, the value of this measure is 32 °C (89 °F), while the minimum of the night temperature can be noticed, with its value of 22 °C (72 °F). The rainfall amount descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 12 mm (0.47 in), and the number of rainy days continues to descent too, the value of this measure is 3 days. The maximum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) is observable, with its value of 9 hours.

    February weather

    The tourist season is taking place in Phnom Penh. The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 33 °C (91 °F), while the beginning of the rise of the night temperature could be noticed, with its value of 23 °C (74 °F). The number of rainy days is on its minimum, with its value being 3 days, and the minimum of the rainfall amount can be noticed too in February. The maximum of the wind speed can be noticed, its value is 2.

    March weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in Phnom Penh. The rise of the day temperature can be observed, and the night temperature rises similarly to the previous month too, the value of this measure is 25 °C (77 °F). The beginning of the rise of the rainfall amount could be noticed, its value is 33 mm (1.30 in), and the beginning of the rise of the number of rainy days could be noticed as well, the value of this measure is 5 days. The beginning of the descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed, its value is 8 hours.

    April weather

    The tourist season is close to its peak in Phnom Penh, and there is pending dry season as well. The number of rainy days rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 9 days. The maximum of the day temperature is observable, its value is 36 °C (96 °F), and the night temperature reaches its maximum too. The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to descent.

    May weather

    The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed, its value is 16 days in Phnom Penh, and the rise of the rainfall amount can be observed too, with its value of 136 mm (5.37 in). The beginning of the descent of the day temperature could be noticed in this month. The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to descent, the value of this measure is 7 hours.

    June weather

    The wet season slowly starts in Phnom Penh. The day temperature continues to descent, with its value being 34 °C (92 °F), while the night temperature starts to descent, with its value of 25 °C (77 °F). The rise of the number of rainy days can be observed, its value is 18 days, and the rainfall amount rises similarly to the previous month as well, with its value of 165 mm (6.49 in). The descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, its value is 6 hours.

    July weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed in Phnom Penh. The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to descent, with its value of 5 hours. The wet season is taking place.

    August weather

    The number of rainy days reaches its maximum, with its value being 19 days in Phnom Penh. There is pending wet season in August. The day length descent's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 12 hours.

    September weather

    The day temperature descent's start could be observed in Phnom Penh. There is pending wet season. The minimum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be noticed in September. The rainfall amount rise's start could be observed in September.

    October weather

    The wet season continues in Phnom Penh. The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value of 31 °C (88 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to rise in this month. The minimum of the wind speed can be noticed, its value is 1. The maximum of the rainfall amount can be noticed, with its value of 247 mm (9.73 in). The humidity is on its maximum, the value of this measure is 86 %.

    November weather

    The number of rainy days descent's start could be observed, with its value being 10 days in Phnom Penh, and the beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed too, with its value being 109 mm (4.29 in). The night temperature starts to descent in November. The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise, with its value of 8 hours.

    December weather

    The minimum of the day temperature is observable, with its value being 31 °C (87 °F) in Phnom Penh, while the night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 23 °C (73 °F). The descent of the number of rainy days can be observed, with its value of 4 days, and the descent of the rainfall amount can be observed too, the value of this measure is 29 mm (1.15 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise, the value of this measure is 8 hours. The tourist season slowly starts this month.

    FAQs

    What is the night temperature in January in Phnom Penh?

    The average night temperature in Phnom Penh in January is 22 °C (72 °F). A very pleasant temperature for long evening walks, fun over a drink outside, or doing sports in the morning. If possible, look for a hotel with air conditioning.

    How many days of precipitation on average can I expect in Phnom Penh in February?

    There are 3 days, which are rainy in Phnom Penh in February, that is, days with precipitation more than 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 0.6 days of the week, or in general - 9 % days.

    Is March a good month to visit Phnom Penh?

    In March in Phnom Penh, there are ideal conditions for a vacation. At night, temperatures hover around a pleasant 25 °C (77 °F). You can expect just 5 days of rain during the month, taking an umbrella is not necessary. Some people will find 35 °C (94 °F) temperature high, while others will enjoy it.

    What is the temperature in Phnom Penh during the day in April?

    The average daily temperature in April in Phnom Penh is 36 °C (96 °F). High temperature, when staying in other than air-conditioned rooms or water can be uncomfortable. Be sure to bring sunscreen, very light clothing, and strictly look for rooms with air conditioning.

    What level of humidity is to expect in May in Phnom Penh?

    In May in Phnom Penh, expect humidity around 80 %. This humidity is rather above average, but except for sensitive individuals, it should not be a problem.

    How windy is Phnom Penh in July?

    An average wind scale that can be expected in Phnom Penh in July is 2. It is rather a milder or unnoticeable wind, therefore it will not bother you during your holiday.

    Is October part of the wet season in Phnom Penh?

    Yes, in October in Phnom Penh there is a wet season with 19 days, when there is rain in a month.

    How many hours of sun to expect in Phnom Penh in November?

    There is an average length of sunshine of 8 hours per day in Phnom Penh in November.

    Is it hot in December in Phnom Penh?

    In December in Phnom Penh, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.

    Data backed by 40 years of history

    We make the most from 40 years of historical weather data to predict the best weather conditions.

    Selection of world's favourite destinations

    Deciding on where to go for a holiday is hard sometimes. Get inspired by the most popular destinations.

    16 500 000 weather records

    We aggregate data from combining multiple weather sources to ensure accuracy of the highest order.