| Climate |
Cambodia has a tropical climate that is warm and humid.
In the monsoon season, abundant rain allows for the
cultivation of a wide variety of crops and this year
round tropical climate makes Cambodia ideal for the
tourism industry. Visitors do need not fear natural
disasters such as erupting volcanoes or earthquakes, and
the country is not directly affected by tropical storms.
Cambodia can be visited throughout the year. However
those planning to travel extensively by road should
avoid the last two months of the rainy season when some
countryside roads may be impassable.
The climate can generally be described as tropical. As
the country is affected by monsoon, it is hot and humid
with an overage temperature around 27.C (80.F) but in
the dry season it is cool and very much like a European
There are two distinct seasons: the Rainy Season and the
Dry Season. However, the Dry Season is divided into two
sub-seasons, cool and hot and these seasons are:
The Rainy season:
June till October 27-35.C (80-95.f)
The Dry season (cool):
From November till February 17-27.C (80-95.F)
The Dry season (Hot):
From March till May 29-38.C (84-100.F)
Cambodia is one of the few countries that visitors can
enjoy all the year round.
Source: Ministry of Tourism of the Kingdom of