Like other countries across the world, Cambodia has two distinct seasons within a year namely, dry and rainy seasons. However, there is still sometimes in a year when the weather is perfectly perfect for tourists to come and harmony with the Cambodia’s nature. Indochina travel cambodia
It is reported that the average temperatures calculated yearly in Phnom Penh are approximately from 28°C to 33°C (82°F to 91°F). So it is quite enjoyable.
Dry Season – November to May
Like Hanoi, Vietnam, the dry season in Phnom Penh is outstandingly characterized by Blue sky without almost any clouds and it falls into the period of time from November to May.
On dry season, the amount of rainfall in Phnom Penh is extremely low and the weather is divided into two segments. Specifically, the cool season lasts from November to January and the hot one covers the period of time from February to May. Tours in Cambodia
Despite only ranging from 21°C to 32°C (70 to 90°F) in the early November, the temperature in the cool season could hit its peak at 40°C (104°F) when the humidity in the air is much higher than other times of the year.
The period of time from December to January is perfectly ideal for you to travel here because the temperatures at this time are most pleasant, enjoyable and there is almost no rain at all. In fact, Phnom Penh year on year welcome thousands of tourists, but only actually reach its peak in these two months.
Rainy Season – May to October
Frequent short and sudden showers in the afternoon accompanied by flash floods and strong wind are regarded as a striking feature in rainy season. Some days in May and September, rain even falls all day long. The temperatures in the rainy season are also classified into two segments. The period of time from late May up to September experiences hot temperatures and temperature from early October is cooler with the lowest one 23°C (73°F) and the highest one 30°C (86°F). When you can feel that high temperature, which means the dry season is up-coming.
Each period of time in a year could bring special things for you; however, if you would like to unwind yourself in such a tranquil atmosphere, peaceful space, the rainy season is completely appropriate for you. At this time, the number of tourists in Cambodia is far fewer than other times of the year. Additionally, if you worship sacred atmosphere in temples or pagodas, you can join the Pchum Ben festival held in October. It is the period of time after Cambodian New Year when local families gather and altogether go to temples to present their heart to their ancestors and pray for luck, peace and success.