Siem Reap Weather in October


Season: Rainy Season 

Siem Reap weather in October is not that hot with average temperature of 27℃(81℉) and the monthly high temperature peaks at 30℃(86℉) on average. With humidity of 76%, it is also pretty humid in October. In fact, it is one of the wettest months of the year. The rainfall also accumulates to a relatively high level, reaching nearly 176mm from about 14 rainy days.   

Siem Reap’s October coincides with the low travel season due to its drippy weather. Without so many travelers, you can enjoy a more leisurely trip in the spectacular Angkor Wat complex. The flight ticket and accommodation fares also decrease to some extent. This is the best month to enjoy travel discounts.


Averages for Siem Reap Weather in October

Temperature: 27°C / 81°F
High Temperature: 30°C / 86°F
Low Temperature: 25°C / 77°F
Humidity: 76%
Rainfall: 176 mm
Rainy Days: 14 days
Sunrise: 05:54 ~ 05:58
Sunset: 17:38 ~ 17:54

Clothes to Wear in Siem Reap in October

The clothes you should prepare are some light and airy clothes, like cotton shirts, blouses or dresses. Of course, the shirts and dresses should cover the shoulders and below the knees in case you are going to visit temples. Quick drying clothes are also recommended due to the high humidity and frequent downpours, as well as umbrellas and rain coats.    
Siem Reap Clothes in October October Wear in Siem Reap

Best Places to Visit in Siem Reap in October

Recommendation Rate of Travel: 

The emerald green landscapes are the biggest draw in October, so don't miss the chance to explore the beautiful countryside of Siem Reap. You can ride a bicycle or take a quad bike, which would be very interesting to enjoy beautiful views and have a close contact with the friendly local people. Angkor Wat Temple complex is definitely a must-visit stop where you can witness the extraordinary Khmer-style temple ruins and magnificent structures combining the Hinduism and Buddhism styles. Another highlight in Siem Reap in October is the sunset views on the Tonle Sap Lake; you may also visit local floating villages there. 


1. Mosquito repellent is very necessary during the rainy season.
2. It is advised to visit temples in the morning as rain most times falls in the afternoon.
- Last updated on Mar. 24, 2023 by Kate Liu -