Battambang weather in May (Battambang Province, Cambodia)

Curious about the May weather in Battambang? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

In May, Battambang typically experiences very high temperatures and high rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 37°C, while nights can cool down to about 27°C. Bear in mind, these are average temperatures, and it can get even warmer on particular days. Make sure to choose clothing that accommodates the warmth.

Battambang in May usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 134 mm for the month. Typically around 15 days of rainfall is expected.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, May may not be the ideal month to visit Battambang. December typically offers the most optimal weather. In contrast, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Battambang climate page with graphs.


Battambang, monthly averages in May

Min Temperature 27°C  
Max Temperature 37°C  
Chance of Rain 49%  
Precipitation 134 mm  
Rainy days 15 days  
Humidity 79%  
Windspeed 7 km/h  

Where to go in Cambodia in May

Find out more about the weather in Cambodia in May and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Battambang in May?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in May.


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