Weather in October
marks the beginning of the transition from the wet season to the dry season. During this month, the rainfall gradually decreases, though there are still quite a number of rainy days. The average temperatures in October range from 24°C to 31°C, which is slightly cooler compared to the peak of the hot season.
In the capital city, Phnom Penh, the temperatures hover around an average high of 31°C. In Siem Reap, the city known for the Angkor Wat, temperatures also reach up to 31°C. In the coastal city of Sihanoukville, temperatures range from 25°C to 30°C, offering a refreshing respite due to its coastal location.
Rainfall in October reduces significantly compared to September
, with an average of 190mm of precipitation throughout the month. While rain showers are still frequent, they are less intense and shorter in duration, mainly occurring in the late afternoons and evenings.
When compared to September, October experiences similar temperatures but a noticeable decrease in rainfall. As October transitions into November
, the dry season begins to set in, with significantly less rainfall and more sunny days. Despite the transitional nature of this month, October provides an excellent opportunity for visitors to enjoy the relatively cooler climate and the lush greenery left by the departing monsoon.
- Phnom Penh - October »
In Phnom Penh during October, the rain falls for 24 days and regularly aggregates up to 319mm of precipitation. September and October, with an average relative humidity of 84%, are most humid months in Phnom Penh.
- Kampot - October »
On the first day of October in Kampot, sunrise is at 05:51 and sunset at 17:54. In Kampot in October, the average water temperature is 29.3°C.
- Banlung - October »
In Banlung during October, the rain falls for 16 days and regularly aggregates up to 242mm of precipitation. On the last day of October, in Banlung, sunrise is at 05:45 and sunset at 17:25 +07.
- Kep - October »
The month with the most rainfall in Kep is October, when the rain falls for 26.5 days and typically aggregates up to 161mm of precipitation. The month with the most rainfall is October, when the rain falls for 26.5 days and typically aggregates up to 161mm of precipitation.
- Paôy Pêt - October »
In Paôy Pêt in October, during 24.6 rainfall days, 135mm of precipitation is typically accumulated. October's onset in Paôy Pêt, Cambodia, corresponds to a marginal change in the average high-temperature to a still hot 31.3°C, matching September's readings.
- Pailin - October »
On the first day of October in Pailin, Cambodia, sunrise is at 05:58 and sunset at 17:59. In Pailin, during October, the rain falls for 25.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 133mm of precipitation.
- Krong Siem Reap - October »
On the first day of October in Krong Siem Reap sunrise is at 05:53 and sunset at 17:55. In Krong Siem Reap during October, the rain falls for 15 days and regularly aggregates up to 215mm of precipitation.
- Krong Preah Sihanouk - October »
On the first day of October in Krong Preah Sihanouk sunrise is at 05:54 and sunset at 17:56. In Krong Preah Sihanouk in October, it is raining for 19 days, with typically 290mm of accumulated precipitation.
- Memot - October »
In Memot, during October, the rain falls for 24 days and regularly aggregates up to 146mm of precipitation. In Memot, during October, the rain falls for 24 days and regularly aggregates up to 146mm of precipitation.