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Hot and steamy would be a good way to describe the weather here, but lest you find this unappealing, imagine walking around at night in a T-shirt without ever having to worry about bringing along a sweater.
Bring a sweater anyway, though, since many buses, offices, and stores like to keep the air-conditioning on high. Cambodia is always warm some say hotwith two distinct seasons, dry and monsoon that is, rainy.
Within those seasons, there are also cool and hot periods. The standard view is that Cambodia has three seasons: December-February The weather starts to cool down in November and is actually pleasant in December and January. These are the months to visit if you want to be reminded of what a tropical paradise Cambodia is—the beach weather in Sihanoukville and the islands is perfect during this time of year.
January is the coolest month of the year. February is still pleasant, but temperatures can start to rise by the end of the month. Because it has the best weather of the year, cool season is also when mobs of tourists descend on Cambodia.
So for those who are sensitive to crowds, this is perhaps the least enjoyable time to travel around the country and especially to visit Angkor Wat, which is at its most mobbed during cool season. During April and May in Cambodia, the heat can accurately be described as oppressive.
In parts of the country, slash-and-burn farming results in hazy skies.
July overview July is a very similar story to June; a mixed bag in terms of weather. The centre of Vietnam remains hot and predominantly dry with the odd light shower expected. Vietnam is geographically located in the tropical zone, with the top North region on temperate zone. Therefore, its climate is not consistent throughout the country. In fact, the weather varies significantly by latitude and longitude. July is a hot and rainy time for sunbathing in Da tranceformingnlp.com is an excellent month for swimming in Da Nang with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Da Nang in the months of February, March, April, June, for the best beach tranceformingnlp.com consider one of our other suggestions for July.
Many expats try to arrange to vacation abroad during hot season, so this is often when they make their yearly pilgrimage to their home countries. Expats who stay in Phnom Penh spend as much time as possible in or near the many pools the town has to offer, or drinking cocktails and complaining.
It rains occasionally during hot season, usually in short, powerful showers that are less than an hour long. Rainy season hot and cool: One of the most important things to remember is that although it can rain upwards of 20 days out of every month in rainy season, the showers are generally short less than an hour and predictable, usually happening in the afternoons.
Umbrellas are generally useless during monsoon season, as the rains are often accompanied by powerful winds.
Plastic flip-flops, the footwear of choice for both expats and Cambodians, are also the most sensible rainwear. The upside of rainy season is that the rains every afternoon usually bring some relief from the high temperatures in July through September. Rainy season is a great time to travel around Cambodia, as the country is mercifully empty of tourists.
This is an excerpt from Move to Cambodia:The same weather system that delivers rain during India's monsoon season also affects Southeast Asia weather. Although timing can differ by a month or so based on where you are in Southeast Asia, the Southwest Monsoon typically begins around early June and finishes in late September.
Weather patterns in south Vietnam. Southern Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta) benefits from a long dry season between December and May when the skies are clear, the landscape is lush and the Mekong Delta is calm.
The monsoons arrive towards the end of May and stay until about November. Mar 20, · July is good time to go thou very hot indeed.
It rains a bit but mostly short downpours. July is subject to one or may be two typhoons in north & central Vietnam, so keep informed of weather forecast and have an alternative in hand, especially for Halong.
Vietnam has a remarkably diverse climate because of its wide range of latitudes and altitudes. Although the entire country lies in the tropics and subtropics, local conditions vary from frosty winters in the far northern hills to year-round, subequatorial warmth in the Mekong Delta.
Cambodia’s climate and weather If you’re not a fan of freezing, snowy winters, you’re going to love Cambodia! Cambodia is a tropical country –it’s located just a smidge above the equator–with a usual temperature range of 21 to 35 °C ( to 95 °F).
The Vietnam weather in September is also very warm and packed with sunshine, which means you can take in the full wonder of Vietnam’s incredible beaches, cities and natural landscapes.
Geographical influences. The main influence on the weather in Vietnam in September are the south west monsoon rains. These reach the country from the Indian.