Baguio, Philippines: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Baguio, the "Summer Capital of the Philippines", is about 1,500 meters above sea level, making it a popular destination for those looking for a cooler climate.

Baguio is also known beautiful flowers and plants. If you're planning to go to Baguio, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.

When to go to Baguio, Philippines

The best time to go to Baguio is February or March. During February, you will get to experience the Panabenga Flower festival. See below for details.

Important essentials for Baguio, Philippines

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Baguio, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

 

What to wear/what to pack for Baguio, Philippines by month

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January

If you are traveling to Baguio in January, you will notice that it is mild and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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February

If you go to Baguio in February, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). February is also the time of the Panagbenga Festival, a month-long annual flower celebration in Baguio. The festival was created as a tribute to the city's flowers and includes floats and street dancing.

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March

March in Baguio is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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April

If you go to Baguio in April, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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May

May in Baguio is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C).

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June

If you are traveling to Baguio in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

July here is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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August

Traveling to Baguio in August, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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September

September in Baguio is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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October

October in Baguio is balmy and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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November

If you go to Baguio in November, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

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December

If you vacation in Baguio during December, you might notice that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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