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Angkor Wat / Siem Reap Weather

Current conditions at Maribor:

Scattered Clouds 17°C
Humidity: 88%
Winds: From the South at 8 MPH
Visibility: 10.0 km

Last Updated on June 29, 7:00 AM CEST

 
Like its neighbor Thailand, Cambodia's year is generally divided into three seasons: the "cool season," "hot season" and "rainy season." But for travellers from Europe and North American these might more appropriately be labelled hot, really hot and really hot and wet. The current conditions are shown at right, and a forecast below. Visit Weather Underground for more details.
 

Five-Day Siem Reap Forecast

Thursday
Chance of a Thunderstorm
26°C / 14°C
Chance of a Thunderstorm
50% Chance of Rain
Friday
Clear
27°C / 14°C
Clear
Saturday
Chance of Rain
24°C / 13°C
Chance of Rain
50% Chance of Rain
Sunday
Chance of Rain
23°C / 12°C
Chance of Rain
80% Chance of Rain
Monday
Partly Cloudy
24°C / 13°C
Partly Cloudy
20% Chance of Rain
Tuesday
Chance of Rain
26°C / 13°C
Chance of Rain
40% Chance of Rain

The cool season runs from November to February, and of course this is the best time to visit. High temperatures during this time are usually under 30°C (85°F) with night-time lows sometimes dipping below 20°C.
 

Siem Reap Average Monthly Highs & Lows (°C) Average Temperatures

The hot season follows the cool season from about March to May. High temperatures at this time can reach 40°C (104°F) and average 33 to 35°C. The temples at Angkor, high up on their plateau, can be particularly baking.

The rainy season runs from around June to October, when the monsoons arrive from the Gulf of Thailand. Temperatures are almost as high as the hot season, but this isn't an entirely bad time to visit. The rains usually only last an hour or two in the afternoon, leaving the rest of the time to explore with the sights pretty much to yourself.
 

Siem Reap Average Monthly Rainfall (cm)
Average monthly rainfall
 

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