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The best time to visit the Philippines

The best time to visit the Philippines is generally from November to April, during the dry season. It can become quite warm during this period, with December to February being the coolest months. If you would like to see the whale sharks in Donsol, the best time is between January and March, though they can be seen between November and June. 

Climate charts for cities and places within Philippines

The below climate charts have been compiled by Weather2Travel.com. For an explanation to the various measurements, please read our climate notes.

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Bohol

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3086 3188 3290 3391 3391 3290 3290 3391 3290 3290 3290 3188
Min temp (C)(F) 2272 2272 2272 2373 2475 2475 2475 2475 2475 2475 2373 2373
Sunshine hours 6 6 7 8 7 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 12 12 12 12 12
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1054 723 632 572 793 1285 1275 1155 1426 1817 1867 1144
Rainy Days 14 10 9 7 9 15 14 13 15 17 17 15
Humidity H H VH VH VH VH VH VH VH VH VH VH
UV 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 10/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) 2781 2781 2781 2882 2984 3086 2984 2984 2984 2984 2984 2882

Boracay

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2984 2984 3188 3290 3290 3188 3188 3188 3086 3188 3086 2984
Min temp (C)(F) 2373 2373 2475 2475 2577 2475 2475 2475 2475 2475 2475 2373
Sunshine hours 6 7 8 9 8 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 12 12 12 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1144 552 512 602 1918 35014 42917 46018 34914 35614 28511 2128
Rainy Days 9 6 5 5 10 18 20 19 18 18 14 12
Humidity VH E E E E E E E E E VH VH
UV 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 10/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) 2781 2679 2781 2882 2984 3086 2984 2984 2984 2984 2882 2781

Busuanga (Coron)

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3188 3188 3290 3391 3391 3188 3086 3086 3086 3188 3188 3188
Min temp (C)(F) 2373 2373 2475 2577 2577 2475 2373 2475 2475 2475 2373 2373
Sunshine hours 7 8 9 9 8 6 5 5 6 7 7 7
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 12 12 12 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 251 100 70 331 1918 35614 47419 53921 45318 28311 1707 964
Rainy Days 14 11 10 11 14 16 18 18 18 20 17 17
Humidity VH E E E E E E E E E VH VH
UV 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 10/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) 2781 2781 2882 2984 3086 3086 2984 2984 2984 2984 2984 2882

Cebu

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3086 3086 3188 3391 3391 3290 3290 3290 3290 3290 3188 3188
Min temp (C)(F) 2373 2373 2373 2475 2577 2475 2475 2475 2475 2475 2475 2373
Sunshine hours 6 6 7 8 8 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 12 12 12 12 12
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1104 783 542 522 964 1797 1907 1626 1827 1867 1747 1225
Rainy Days 11 9 7 6 8 14 15 13 15 16 15 13
Humidity H H VH VH VH VH VH VH VH VH VH H
UV 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 10/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) 2781 2781 2781 2882 2984 3086 2984 2984 2984 2984 2984 2882

Manila

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3086 3188 3391 3493 3493 3290 3188 3188 3188 3188 3188 3086
Min temp (C)(F) 2170 2170 2272 2373 2475 2475 2475 2475 2475 2373 2272 2170
Sunshine hours 6 7 8 9 7 6 6 5 5 6 6 6
Daylight hours 11 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 12 12 11 11
Rainfall (mm)(in) 402 171 241 341 1406 30112 38915 42617 34314 27211 1827 964
Rainy Days 6 3 4 4 10 17 20 22 20 18 13 9
Humidity H H H VH VH VH VH VH VH VH H H
UV 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 10/VH 9/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) 2781 2781 2882 2984 3086 3086 3086 2984 2984 2984 2984 2882

Puerto Princesa

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3188 3188 3290 3391 3290 3188 3188 3188 3188 3188 3188 3188
Min temp (C)(F) 2373 2272 2373 2475 2475 2475 2373 2373 2373 2373 2373 2373
Sunshine hours 7 7 8 9 8 6 6 6 6 6 7 7
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 12 12 12 12 12
Rainfall (mm)(in) 281 151 261 371 1395 1857 1847 1727 2038 2098 2098 1195
Rainy Days 4 2 3 5 11 15 17 17 16 17 14 9
Humidity E E E E E E E E E E E VH
UV 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 10/VH
Sea temp (C)(F) 2781 2781 2882 2984 3086 2984 2984 2984 2984 2984 2984 2882