Cambodia weather in August

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in August in Cambodia. Is this month a good time to go to Cambodia? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Cambodia in August?

The weather conditions in Cambodia in August range from poor to tolerable depending on the destination.

During August in Cambodia the average maximum daytime temperatures are very high and range from 30°C (86°F) in Stung Treng to 33°C (91°F) in Phnom Penh. Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 25°C (76°F) in Phnom Penh and 23°C (73°F) in Stung Treng. These night and day temperatures are average and some days may be even warmer. So be prepared and dress for the heat.

Precipitation in August ranges from heavy in Battambang with an average of 168mm (6.6inch) rainfall to heavy in Sihanoukville with 379mm (15inch).

Where to go in Cambodia in August

Find the average weather conditions in August for the most popular destinations in Cambodia on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Cambodia

What is the weather like in August for the 5 most popular destinations in Cambodia?

Average weather in Siem Reap

In August Siem Reap generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C (77°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Siem Reap
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
33°C / 91°F 
25°C / 77°F 
191mm / 7.5inch 
18 days 
33°C / 91°F 
25°C / 77°F 
207mm / 8.1inch 
18 days 
poor 
32°C / 89°F 
25°C / 77°F 
288mm / 11inch 
18 days 
poor 
Climate in Siem Reap

Average weather in Phnom Penh

In August Phnom Penh generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C (76°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Phnom Penh
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
33°C / 91°F 
25°C / 77°F 
144 hours 
164mm / 6.5inch 
18 days 
33°C / 91°F 
25°C / 76°F 
175 hours 
182mm / 7.2inch 
18 days 
32°C / 90°F 
24°C / 76°F 
129 hours 
272mm / 11inch 
21 days 
poor 
Climate in Phnom Penh

Average weather in Sihanoukville

In August Sihanoukville generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (87°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C (77°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Sihanoukville
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
30°C / 86°F 
26°C / 79°F 
170 hours 
343mm / 14inch 
16 days 
poor 
31°C / 87°F 
25°C / 77°F 
167 hours 
379mm / 15inch 
15 days 
poor 
31°C / 87°F 
25°C / 78°F 
148 hours 
320mm / 13inch 
19 days 
poor 
Climate in Sihanoukville

Average weather in Kampot

In August Kampot generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (87°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C (77°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Kampot
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
30°C / 86°F 
26°C / 79°F 
170 hours 
343mm / 14inch 
16 days 
poor 
31°C / 87°F 
25°C / 77°F 
167 hours 
379mm / 15inch 
15 days 
poor 
31°C / 87°F 
25°C / 78°F 
148 hours 
320mm / 13inch 
19 days 
poor 
Climate in Kampot

Average weather in Battambang

In August Battambang generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Battambang
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
31°C / 88°F 
24°C / 75°F 
166mm / 6.5inch 
16 days 
31°C / 88°F 
23°C / 73°F 
168mm / 6.6inch 
16 days 
31°C / 88°F 
23°C / 73°F 
245mm / 9.6inch 
16 days 
poor 
Climate in Battambang

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Is August the best time to go to Cambodia?

In our opinion August is not the best time to visit Cambodia with commonly poor weather in Siem Reap.

On average the best time to visit Cambodia is in January and December with generally perfect weather in Siem Reap. The worst months are April, May, June, August and September that can have poor weather conditions.

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