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Sihanoukville weather in August (Preah Sihanouk Province, Cambodia)

Looking to travel to Sihanoukville in August? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

Temperatures

In August, Sihanoukville typically experiences high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 30°C. But by evening, they drop to around 26°C.

While these temperatures are typical, some days might be even hotter. Always be prepared for the unexpected spikes in warmth. Dressing in lightweight and breathable outfits will help you stay cool. Don't forget to stay hydrated and wear sun protection to handle the heat better.

Precipitation

Sihanoukville in August falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 572 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 21 days of rain are anticipated.

Average sunshine

The city usually sees around 167 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, August may not be the ideal month to visit Sihanoukville. January, February, March and December typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, May, June, July, August, September and October tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Sihanoukville, monthly averages in August

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 26°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 30°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 68%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 572 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 21 days  
SunshineSunshine 167 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Cambodia in August

Find out more about the weather in Cambodia and which places have the best travel 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 this month?

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.

Interested in more climate information?

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