When is the best time to go to Siem Reap (Angkor)?

When is the best time to go to Siem Reap (Angkor)? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Siem Reap (Angkor) are January, February, March, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are February, March, April, May and June
  • The rainiest months are September and October

Annual weather in Siem Reap (Angkor)

For full information about the climate and weather in Siem Reap (Angkor) a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 72°F/90°F
February 76°F/95°F
March 81°F/97°F
April 83°F/97°F
May 83°F/95°F
June 81°F/94°F
July 79°F/90°F
August 79°F/90°F
September 79°F/90°F
October 77°F/90°F
November 76°F/90°F
December 72°F/88°F

Weather and climate in Siem Reap (Angkor)

Siem Reap (Angkor) enjoys a tropical savanna climate (with dry winter) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Siem Reap (Angkor) is 92°F (ranging from 88°F in december to 97°F in march). Annual rainfall is 125.7in, with a minimum of 1in in january and a maximum of 22.7in in september.
  • Between january and february the climate is good. In average, on the morning it is 76°F and, in february, 2 days of rain are expected.
  • In the month of march the climate is just OK. By early evening, the temperature averages 90°F and it rains in march about 4.1in.
  • From april to may the climate is not good. the thermometer goes up to 95°F°C and, in may, 18 days of rain are expected.
  • Between the months of june and september the climate is very unfavorable. In average, on the morning it is 79°F and you can expect to have 22.7in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of october the climate is bad. In average, on the morning it is 77°F and it rains in october about 19.2in.
  • In the month of november the climate is not good, but still OK. The record temperature this month is 95°F.
  • In the month of december the climate is beautiful. In average, on the morning it is 72°F and it rains in december about 1.4in.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Siem Reap (Angkor)

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Siem Reap (Angkor): the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

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Precipitation (rainfall)

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Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Siem Reap (Angkor)

Find out when Siem Reap (Angkor) has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Siem Reap (Angkor)

  • Very low season in Siem Reap (Angkor)
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: May, June and September.
  • Low season in Siem Reap (Angkor)
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: March, April, July, August and October.
  • High season in Siem Reap (Angkor)
    The number of visitors to Siem Reap (Angkor) is high in: January, February and November.
  • Peak season in Siem Reap (Angkor)
    The largest number of tourists visiting Siem Reap (Angkor) is during: December.

Figure: Visitor index for Siem Reap (Angkor) month by month

Best time for low prices in Siem Reap (Angkor)

Average prices of hotels in Siem Reap (Angkor) month by month

Generally, May is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Siem Reap (Angkor). So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, December is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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