Weather in January
is part of the dry season in Cambodia
, characterized by lower humidity levels and minimal rainfall. The weather during this month is generally dry and cool, making it one of the most pleasant months for tourism. Temperatures typically range from 21°C to 31°C, with the night-time temperatures dropping to the lower end of this range.
Among the notable cities, Phnom Penh, the capital city, enjoys an average temperature of about 26°C. Similarly, Siem Reap, known for the famous Angkor Wat temple complex, also experiences similar temperature ranges in January. The coastal city of Sihanoukville, a popular beach destination, sees slightly higher temperatures, ranging from 23°C to 31°C, making it a wonderful place for winter sun.
Rainfall in January is scarce, averaging 10mm for the entire month, marking it as one of the driest months of the year. This contrasts significantly with the wet season months like September
, when precipitation can exceed 100mm.
Compared to December
, January sees a slight drop in temperature, making it a tad cooler. In comparison to February
, the weather remains relatively similar, though February starts to see a gradual increase in temperature, hinting at the approach of the hotter months. Overall, January's dry and pleasant climate provides an excellent environment for exploring Cambodia's rich cultural heritage and natural beauty.
- Phnom Penh - January »
In Phnom Penh during January, the rain falls for 2.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 26mm of precipitation. January in Phnom Penh, Cambodia observes an average of 73% relative humidity with a UV index of 10, setting the stage for a generally dry and moderately sunny month.
- Kampot - January »
On the last day of January, in Kampot, sunrise is at 06:26 and sunset at 18:06 +07. In Kampot, the average seawater temperature in January is 27.6°C.
- Banlung - January »
On the first day of January in Banlung, Cambodia, sunrise is at 06:15 and sunset at 17:35. In Banlung in January, during 3 rainfall days, 14mm of precipitation is typically accumulated.
- Kep - January »
In January, the average heat index, which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is appraised at 34°C. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Kep, Cambodia.
- Paôy Pêt - January »
In Paôy Pêt in January, it is raining for 5.3 days, with typically 12mm of accumulated precipitation. On the first day of January in Paôy Pêt, sunrise is at 06:32 and sunset at 17:53.
- Pailin - January »
The months with the lowest UV index in Pailin are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. The months with the lowest UV index in Pailin are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.
- Krong Siem Reap - January »
The month with the least rainfall in Krong Siem Reap is January, when the rain falls for 1 days and typically collects 1mm of precipitation. The month with the least rainfall in Krong Siem Reap is January, when the rain falls for 1 days and typically collects 1mm of precipitation.
- Krong Preah Sihanouk - January »
January is the month with the coldest seawater in Krong Preah Sihanouk, with an average sea temperature of 27.8°C. With an average sea temperature of 27.8°C, January is the month with the coldest seawater in Krong Preah Sihanouk.
- Memot - January »
In Memot during January, the rain falls for 4.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 8mm of precipitation. The average heat index, which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in January is computed to be 38°C.