Phnom Penh weather in August (Phnom Penh Municipality, Cambodia)

This month is known as a warm month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Phnom Penh in August lies at 32.0°C (89.6°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 24.6°C (76.28°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

August is part of the rainy season with an average precipitation of 202mm (7.9 inches). There are generally around 17 rainy days. The sun will show itself now and again, with 175 hours of sunshine during the entire month.

 

Phnom Penh, monthly averages in August

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Min Temperature 24 °C  
Max Temperature 32 °C  
Chance of Rain 57%  
Precipitation 201mm  
Rainy days 17 days  
Humidity 81% *  
Sunshine 175 hrs *  

Where to stay in Phnom Penh

Where to go in Cambodia in August

Find out more about the weather in Cambodia in August 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 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in August? Visitors traveling to Phnom Penh should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also bring your summer cloths because it can be very warm or even hot.

What To Do

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

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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