Cambodia Weather in August

The sticky weather in August makes people feel very uncomfortable. Almost two thirds of the month is raining. But the rain does not last a whole day, there are several heavy showers in a day. The overall rainfall is 162mm (6.4in), and the average precipitation days reach 20 days. The temperature in August shows a decreasing trend. The highest temperature is 32℃ (89.6℉) and the lowest temp is 25℃ (77℉).
The hottest cities in Cambodia in August:
Pursat: 31℃(87.8℉); Kampong Speu: 31℃(87.8℉)
The coolest cities in Cambodia in August:
Kratie: 23℃(73.4℉); Pailĭn: 23℃(73.4℉); Sisophon: 23℃(73.4℉)

Averages for Cambodia Weather in August

High Temperature
32°C (89.6°F)
Low Temperature
25°C (77°F)
Rainfall
162 mm (6.4 in)
Sunrise
05:48 ~ 05:50
Sunset
18:11 ~ 18:26



August Temperatures in Cambodia


What to Wear
Although it rains a lot in August, the temperature is still high during the day. Tourists should wear summer clothing with good air permeability and high sweat uptake when traveling. T-shirt, shorts, skirt and dresses are all good choice. Besides, large temperature difference makes you feel a little cold at night if you still wear the same clothes in daytime. Long sleeve blouse and jeans are good to keep you warm. Because in the wet season, umbrella and raincoat are also necessity to take. Last but not least, tropical country has strong ultraviolet ray through the year, so you should better take sunscreen and sun-protective clothing to protect your skin from sunburn.
 
August Travel Guide – Where to Go & Tips
Tourism Rate: 

Heavy rain bring great inconvenience to tourists. If people still want to go the Cambodia in August, Siem Reap is a good place. In recent years, Siem Reap's tourism industry has developed rapidly, which thanks to Angkor Wat - one of the world’s seven wonders. After visiting Angkor Wat, people can go to Tonle Sap Lake by motorcycle or bicycle. It is the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia. Tourists should better bring more mineral water when visiting Tonle Sap Lake, because it is very hot there in both dry and wet seasons. Do not eat local food when traveling.

See also How to Visit Angkor Wat


Banteay Srei, Beng Mealea, BakhengBanteay KdeiBanteay Samre and Bayon temple are also very famous scenic spots in Siem Reap. There are a variety of hotels and restaurants for tourists to choose from in Siem Reap suburbs.

August Weather of Major Cambodia Cities
August
Temperature Sunrise / Sunset Humidity
(%)
High Low
Battambang
34°C/ 93.2°F 23°C / 73.4°F 07:25/ 17:32 44
Kampong Chhnang
33°C / 91.4°F 23°C / 73.4°F 07:20/ 18:07 84
Kampong Cham
33°C / 91.4°F 22°C / 71.6°F 07:56/ 18:38 79
Kampong Speu
30°C / 86°F 15°C / 59°F 07:45/ 18:30 83
Kampong Thom
29°C / 84.2°F 14°C / 57.2°F 07:08/ 18:13 72
Kampot
33°C / 91.4°F 23°C / 73.4°F 07:23/ 18:22 73
Kep
31°C / 87.8°F
23°C / 73.4°F 07:41/ 18:34 79
Koh Kong
30°C / 86°F 22°C / 71.6°F 06:51/ 17:35 75
Kratie
30°C / 86°F 17°C / 62.6°F 06:58/ 16:36 72
Pailĭn
29°C / 84.2°F   24°C / 75.2°F 07:44/ 17:48 57
Phnom Penh
30°C / 86°F 15°C / 59°F 07:03/ 18:11 74
Pursat
34°C/ 93.2°F
23°C / 73.4°F
07:08/ 18:13
58
Siem Reap
29°C / 84.2°F
23°C / 73.4°F
07:25/ 17:32
89