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June Weather in Cambodia: June Travel Guide for Cambodia

June Weather in Cambodia: June Travel Guide for Cambodia

By Mike HoUpdated May. 18, 2023

Are you planning a trip to Cambodia in June? Read our article about travel and weather in June in Cambodia, including average temperatures and rainfall, as well as travel tips on what to wear, travel costs, and best places to visit in June.

Cambodia Weather in June: Overview

Cambodia Weather in June
  • Average temperature range: 23–33°C (75–91°F)
  • Average rainfall: 210 mm (8 inches)
  • Average rainy days: 18
  • Average sunny days: 15

June sees the wet season gather momentum in Cambodia. The weather is hot and oppressively humid, averaging 78% in Phnom Penh, and there are many rainy days. June is a good month for indoor activities like visiting museums and exploring temples. Outdoor activities like biking, swimming, and boat trips are not so popular, but are still worth a try if you don't mind the heat/humidity/rain.

Cambodia's Major Cities' Weather in June

City Min. Temp. (ºC) Max. Temp. (ºC)  Rainfall (mm)
Phnom Penh 24 33 150
Battambang 24 34 210
Siem Reap 24 33 200
Sihanoukville 26 32 200
Koh Rong 25 33 210

Phnom Penh and Southern Cambodia: In Phnom Penh, the weather is humid, hot, and wet in June. The temperature reaches a maximum of 33°C (92°F) and a minimum of 24°C (75°F). There is around 150mm (6 in) of rain fall on average on 17 days in the month. The humidity in Phnom Penh is around 78%.

Battambang and Siem Reap: In Siem Reap, the weather is hot, humid, and wet. The temperature reaches an average maximum of 34°C (93°F) and a minimum of 24°C (76°F) on average. There is around 210 mm (8 in) of rainfall, and there are typically 18 rainy days in June. The humidity in Siem Reap is around 81%.

West Coast of Cambodia and Sihanoukville: In Sihanoukville, the average night temperatures drop to 26°C (79°F) and daytime temperatures rise to around 32°C (90°F). There are typically 17 rainy days in June. The humidity on Cambodia's west coast is around 81%.

The Best Places to Visit in Cambodia in June

There are many exciting destinations to travel to in Cambodia in June — for instance, the ancient ruins and temples in Siem Reap, Phnom Penh, and Battambang are definitely worth visiting. You only need to know what days and times these particular destinations are open to visitors… and the weather forecast. Here are some of the recommended places to visit in June.

1. Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat

No matter when you visit Cambodia, Angkor Wat is a major reason to visit, and June is no exception. Built between 802 and 1432, Angkor Wat was the largest temple city in the world during the medieval age, and was used as the seat of power by the Khmer kings. The construction of the temple is so marvelous that it attracts thousands of travelers to visited Cambodia each year. It is very deserving of your time, as it's the best extant resource for understanding the Angkorian period's architectural achievements and religious culture. Read more about Angkor Wat

2. Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh

As there will be more rain in June, it is a good idea to schedule more time for indoor activities. Phnom Penh is rich in temples and museums, where you can stay for a long time while it is raining outside. You can explore the Royal Palace complex and National Museum to appreciate the beauty of the architecture and learn more about the history of Cambodia. Spend some time at the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek and Tuol Sleng Museum (the S-21 prison) to feel the historical terror the nation suffered under Khmer Rouge rule. There are numerous interesting things to do and see in the capital city. Read more about Phnom Penh

3. Koh Rong Samloem

Koh Rong Samloem

There are many beautiful islands scattered along the southern coast of Cambodia. One of the most popular islands is Koh Rong Samloem. The clean and less-crowded beaches on the Saracen Bay are favorite places for travelers to enjoy ocean views and beach time. Scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing, and other water activities are available on Koh Rong Samloem.

4. Kratie


Kratie is a good place to visit if you are interested in visiting natural parks and rural areas of Cambodia. There are many floating villages around Kratie where you can see the real life of local people. Take a boat trip along the river Koh Trong to explore the traditional villages of Cambodia. If you are lucky, you can see the exceptional Irrawaddy dolphins, which live in the river, popping up their heads above the water surface. There are some French colonial buildings in the center of the town, where you can take a walk and learn more about Kratie.

5. Siem Reap

Siem Reap

Important to tourism as the gateway city to Angkor Wat, Siem Reap is also one of the most visited destinations in Cambodia. The ancient city is not only rich in historical temple ruins, but is also rich in other tour activities and vibrant night life. Take a half-day tour on the red dirt roads of Siem Reap to explore the local villages and towns. Or just spend some hours wandering around the Old Market to buy some local products, fruits, handcrafts, and souvenirs. After a day's touring, relax yourself at a traditional Cambodian spa in Lemongrass Garden, and then head to the Pub Street for some Angkor beers on tap and to enjoy the nightlife. Read more about Siem Reap

Crowding and Costs in June

June is not in the peak season in Cambodia. This is because there is always around a 50% chance of showers. As tourism is limited in this season, hotels have superb deals and tourist attractions are less crowded. Some temples in major tourist cities receive just a handful of foreign visitors in June. It is a good time to save money or plan a budget tour in Cambodia in June.

Clothes to Wear in June

June is a hot and wet month in Cambodia. It can rain during the day and even at night sometimes. You should wear loose-fitting clothes in the daytime. It is good to pack sunglasses, caps, shorts, skirts, light trousers, T-shirts, and other light clothes in your bag. Also remember to bring an umbrella, a waterproof phone bag, and waterproof boots to avoid getting wet in this month.

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