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

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Traveling to Basilan, Philippines? If you're planning to go to Basilan, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

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 Basilan, Philippines

Based on the climate and weather in Basilan, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

Important essentials for Basilan, Philippines

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly choice.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you vacation in Basilan during January, you will probably notice that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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February

If you visit Basilan during February, you will probably see that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

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March

If you go to Basilan in March, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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April

April in Basilan is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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May

May in this region can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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June

June is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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July

If you are traveling to Basilan in July, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

August is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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September

September in Basilan can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

October here is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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November

Traveling to Basilan in November, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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December

December in Basilan is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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