Weather in December in Cambodia

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in December 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 December?

The weather in Cambodia in December ranges from pleasant to perfect depending on the destination.

During December in Cambodia, the temperature ranges from high in Stung Treng with 29°C (84°F) to very high temperatures in Sihanoukville with 32°C (89°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 24°C (74°F) in Sihanoukville and 19°C (66°F) in Stung Treng. On average, this month is the coldest month of the year in Cambodia.

Precipitation in December ranges from low in Siem Reap with an average of 8mm (0.3inch) rainfall to moderate in Sihanoukville with 55mm (2.2inch).

Where to go in Cambodia in December

Find the average weather conditions in December 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 December for the 5 most popular destinations in Cambodia?

Average weather in Siem Reap

In December Siem Reap generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (87°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 21°C (69°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Siem Reap
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
31°C / 88°F 
23°C / 73°F 
52mm / 2inch 
7 days 
31°C / 87°F 
21°C / 69°F 
8mm / 0.3inch 
2 days 
January   >> January
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32°C / 89°F 
20°C / 69°F 
4mm / 0.2inch 
2 days 
Climate in Siem Reap

Average weather in Phnom Penh

In December Phnom Penh generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant 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
31°C / 88°F 
23°C / 73°F 
215 hours 
122mm / 4.8inch 
10 days 
31°C / 88°F 
22°C / 72°F 
244 hours 
33mm / 1.3inch 
4 days 
January   >> January
>>  
32°C / 89°F 
22°C / 71°F 
258 hours 
14mm / 0.6inch 
1 day 
Climate in Phnom Penh

Average weather in Sihanoukville

In December Sihanoukville generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (89°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (74°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant 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
31°C / 88°F 
25°C / 76°F 
230 hours 
141mm / 5.6inch 
9 days 
32°C / 89°F 
24°C / 74°F 
260 hours 
55mm / 2.2inch 
4 days 
January   >> January
>>  
31°C / 89°F 
24°C / 75°F 
270 hours 
30mm / 1.2inch 
2 days 
Climate in Sihanoukville

Average weather in Kampot

In December Kampot generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (89°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (74°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant 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
31°C / 88°F 
25°C / 76°F 
230 hours 
141mm / 5.6inch 
9 days 
32°C / 89°F 
24°C / 74°F 
260 hours 
55mm / 2.2inch 
4 days 
January   >> January
>>  
31°C / 89°F 
24°C / 75°F 
270 hours 
30mm / 1.2inch 
2 days 
Climate in Kampot

Average weather in Battambang

In December Battambang generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C (86°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (68°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Battambang
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
30°C / 86°F 
22°C / 72°F 
85mm / 3.3inch 
7 days 
30°C / 86°F 
20°C / 68°F 
19mm / 0.7inch 
3 days 
January   >> January
>>  
30°C / 86°F 
19°C / 66°F 
5mm / 0.2inch 
1 day 
Climate in Battambang

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Cambodia.

Is December the best time to go to Cambodia?

In our opinion December is one of the best times to visit Cambodia with commonly perfect 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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