Weather in April
marks the peak of the hot season, typically featuring the highest temperatures of the year. During this month, daily average temperatures can range from 25°C to a scorching 36°C. These temperatures, coupled with gradually increasing humidity, can lead to intense heat during the daytime.
In the capital city, Phnom Penh, average high temperatures can reach up to 35°C, while in Siem Reap, the city of the iconic Angkor Wat, temperatures can soar to an average high of 36°C. Meanwhile, in the coastal city of Sihanoukville, despite the sweltering heat inland, temperatures range from a more moderate 26°C to 33°C, benefiting from the sea breeze and making it an appealing destination during this month.
Rainfall in April sees a slight uptick compared to the previous month, averaging 50mm. However, these rain showers are generally brief and occur mainly in the late afternoons and evenings, offering some respite from the intense heat.
Compared to March
, April experiences a notable increase in both temperatures and humidity, making it the hottest month of the year. As the country transitions into May
, the commencement of the Southwest Monsoon brings about the onset of the wet season. Despite the increasing heat, April can still offer enjoyable weather for visitors, especially during early morning or late evening explorations, and for those seeking a beach escape in Sihanoukville.
- Phnom Penh - April »
In Phnom Penh in April, it is raining for 8.6 days, with typically 101mm of accumulated precipitation. On the first day of April in Phnom Penh sunrise is at 05:57 and sunset at 18:11.
- Kampot - April »
On the first day of April in Kampot, sunrise is at 06:00 and sunset at 18:14. In Kampot in April, the average water temperature is 29.9°C.
- Banlung - April »
In Banlung during April, the rain falls for 8 days and regularly aggregates up to 68mm of precipitation. On the first day of April in Banlung sunrise is at 05:48 and sunset at 18:03.
- Kep - April »
The average heat index, which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in April is appraised at 40°C. On the first day of April, sunrise is at 05:59 and sunset at 18:13.
- Paôy Pêt - April »
April and May, with an average of 10.2h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Paôy Pêt, Cambodia. In Paôy Pêt, in April, during 20.2 rainfall days, 92mm of precipitation is typically accumulated.
- Pailin - April »
April marks the zenith of summer's progression in Pailin with an evident rise in temperature and relative humidity. April, recording an average high temperature of 32.4°C and a low temperature of 25.9°C, is Pailin's warmest month.
- Krong Siem Reap - April »
On the first day of April in Krong Siem Reap, sunrise is at 06:00 and sunset at 18:16. On the first day of April in Krong Siem Reap, sunrise is at 06:00 and sunset at 18:16.
- Krong Preah Sihanouk - April »
With average temperatures fluctuating between a high of 33.7°C and a low of 25°C, April stands out as the warmest month in Krong Preah Sihanouk, Cambodia. On the first day of April in Krong Preah Sihanouk, sunrise is at 06:03 and sunset at 18:16.
- Memot - April »
In Memot, Cambodia, in April, during 19.3 rainfall days, 109mm of precipitation is typically accumulated. Memot's weather, upon April's arrival, documents an average high-temperature of a still torrid 35.5°C, nearly identical to the prior month.