Cambodia Weather in May

With the coming of the wet season, Cambodia temperature in May is still much high with the maximum point 25℃ (77℉) and minimum point 35℃ (95℉). It starts to rain later in this month. Rainwater can help alleviate hot and dry weather, which makes the journey more comfortable. There is no much rainfall at the early stage, the overall rainfall is 144mm (5.7in).
The hottest cities in Cambodia in May:
Pursat: 33℃(91.4℉); Kampong Speu: 33℃(91.4℉)
The coolest cities in Cambodia in May:
Kratie: 24℃(75.2℉); Pailĭn: 24℃(75.2℉); Sisophon: 24℃(75.2℉)

Averages for Cambodia Weather in May

High Temperature
35°C (95°F)
Low Temperature
25°C (77°F)
144 mm (5.7 in)
05:35 ~ 05:42
18:14 ~ 18:20

May Temperatures in Cambodia

What to Wear
Cambodia weather in May is the wet season, it is hot and humid. So it is suggested to wear summer clothes with good air permeability. For instance, cotton T-shirt, shorts and skirt are all suitable while traveling in such a weather. But tourists may feel cold if they stay in an air-conditioned room or car or at night. Therefore, long sleeve shirt and light pants are necessary, too. People can also take a thin overcoat with them for convenience. Because Cambodia's red land is easy to dye shoes, tourists should wear proper walking shoes instead of new shoes and high heels. People should better pack a raincoat in their backpacks for a rainy day.
May Travel Guide – Where to Go & Tips
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Located in the southwest of Cambodia, Sihanoukville is one of Cambodia's most popular tourist attractions, while Sihanoukville Port is Cambodia's busiest coastal port. And it is one of the best places to travel in May.

Suitable islands for vacation in Sihanoukville Port include Koh Rong, Koh Rong Samloem, and Koh Ta Kiv. Koh Rong has become a commercial island. There are many accommodation options on the island. If you are a person who enjoy lively environment, Koh Rong is a good choice.  Koh Rong Samloem is a quiet place, where the sea water is not polluted. The beautiful Saracen Bay has a 6-kilometer-long white sand beach, which is an excellent place to take photos there. If you choose to stay there for one night, you can still see the glowing sea water floating like thousands of fireflies in the water. Koh Ta Kiv has only one accommodation, which is quieter than other islands. If people want to experience the feeling of into the wild, you can stay on this island for a few days.

May Weather of Major Cambodia Cities
Temperature Sunrise / Sunset Humidity
High Low
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
33°C / 91.4°F 23°C / 73.4°F 07:23/ 18:22 73
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
30°C / 86°F 17°C / 62.6°F 06:58/ 16:36 72
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
33°C / 91.4°F
22°C / 71.6°F
07:20/ 18:07
Siem Reap
33°C / 91.4°F
25°C / 77°F
07:21/ 18:17