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Sihanoukville weather in December (Preah Sihanouk Province, Cambodia)

Curious about the December weather in Sihanoukville? This guide provides all the details you need.

Temperatures

In December, Sihanoukville typically experiences very high temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 30°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 26°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.

Precipitation

Sihanoukville in December usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 43 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 8 days of rain are anticipated.

Average sunshine

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 260 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

If you favor pleasant temperatures and minimal rainfall, December is one of the better months 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 December

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 26°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 30°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 26%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 43 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 8 days  
SunshineSunshine 260 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Cambodia in December

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.

What To Do

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

Swimming
10/10
Cycling
8/10
Walking
8/10
Barbeque
10/10
Camping
9/10
Outdoor sports
8/10

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