Weather in March
signifies a transition towards the hot season, although it still retains the predominantly dry conditions of the previous months. During this month, temperatures see a noticeable increase, with average daily temperatures ranging from 24°C to 35°C, making it one of the hotter months of the year.
In the capital city of Phnom Penh, temperatures in March can reach an average high of 34°C. The city of Siem Reap, known for the ancient Angkor Wat temple complex, also sees a significant rise in temperatures, similar to Phnom Penh. On the coast, Sihanoukville experiences temperatures from 26°C to 33°C, maintaining its appeal for beach-goers despite the heat.
In terms of rainfall, March typically sees slightly more precipitation than February
, averaging 30mm for the entire month. However, it is still considered part of the dry season as the rainfall is significantly less than the monsoon months later in the year.
When compared to February, March experiences an evident rise in temperatures. This continues into April
, which becomes even hotter. April is usually the hottest month of the year in Cambodia, with temperatures regularly soaring above 35°C. Despite the onset of higher temperatures, March's relatively dry conditions provide suitable weather for sightseeing, particularly during the early mornings and late afternoons when the heat is less intense.
- Phnom Penh - March »
February and March, with an average relative humidity of 71%, are the least humid months in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. February and March, with an average relative humidity of 71%, are the least humid months in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
- Kampot - March »
On the first day of March in Kampot sunrise is at 06:18 and sunset at 18:13. What time are sunrise and sunset in March in Kampot?
- Banlung - March »
On the first day of March in Banlung sunrise is at 06:08 and sunset at 18:00. In Banlung in March, during 4 rainfall days, 25mm of precipitation is typically accumulated.
- Kep - March »
In March, the average heat index, which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is appraised at 39°C. March in Kep, Cambodia indicates the beginning of the summer, reflected in the increased temperatures and humidity.
- Paôy Pêt - March »
The months of March and April bring the highest temperatures in Paôy Pêt, Cambodia, averaging a high of 36.3°C. The months of March and April bring the highest temperatures in Paôy Pêt, averaging a high of 36.3°C.
- Pailin - March »
On the first day of March in Pailin sunrise is at 06:25 and sunset at 18:18. Situating in a nutshell, the combination of warmth, humidity, and rain characterizes the weather in Pailin during March.
- Krong Siem Reap - March »
On the first day of March in Krong Siem Reap, sunrise is at 06:20 and sunset at 18:13. Krong Siem Reap experiences peak temperatures, averaging a high-temperature of 36°C during March and April.
- Krong Preah Sihanouk - March »
On the first day of March in Krong Preah Sihanouk sunrise is at 06:20 and sunset at 18:16. In Krong Preah Sihanouk in March, the average water temperature is 28.4°C.
- Memot - March »
In Memot in March, during 11.2 rainfall days, 32mm of precipitation is typically accumulated. Memot's temperatures peak on average in March, reaching 36.4°C at their highest and 25.3°C at their lowest.