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Battambang Weather And Best Time To Visit Battambang
Battambang lies in the western hemisphere of Cambodia and shares its border with neighboring Thailand. Owing to this proximity to international quarters, Battambang forms a major commercial hub linking Cambodia to Thailand. This serene town is famous for its rich agricultural sources and precious reserves of ruby and emerald.
The weather in Battambang is split into two spells, the dry season and the wet season. Temperatures usually range between 21°C and 36°C. The warm and parched climate of the dry season forms the best time of the year to explore Battambang. Let us read on to know how the different seasons attract tourism prospects.
Dry Season (October to Early May)
The aptest time of the year to explore Battambang is between November and February. These months fall under the dry season and witness a pleasant climate with temperatures ranging between 18°C and 27°C. Overall, the weather during the dry season continually hovers around the 30°C mark. Tourists who visit Battambang at this time of the year find perfect conditions to venture into ancient shrines such as Wat Ek Phnom Temple, and Wat Banan Temple. The warm and bright weather proves apt for trekking up Phnom Sampeou Mountain or riding through picturesque landscapes in a bamboo train.
Wet season (Early May to September)
During the wet season, Battambang experiences cloudy weather with September receiving the highest amount of rainfall. The heavy precipitation creates a pleasant atmosphere around the city with temperatures fluctuating between 25°C and 30°C. The landscapes around Battambang turn beautiful during the wet season thanks to lush greenery. The best thing about exploring this city during the wet season is lesser crowds and convenient access to the tourist hubs. Tourists can either experience regular circus performances at the Battambang Circus or hop onto the Nory Bamboo Train during the rainy season.