Bataan, Philippines: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Bataan, Philippines? If you're planning to go to Bataan, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Bataan, Philippines

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Bataan in January, you will notice that it is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses

February

February in Bataan is really hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear

March

If you vacation in Bataan during March, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s 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 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

April

If you vacation in Bataan during April, you are likely to find that it is blindingly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Tank tops
  • Light shorts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light dresses
  • Sandals

May

If you are traveling to Bataan in May, you will notice that it can be very hot and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat

June

In June, Bataan can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (low 30s C) and sometimes jump into the 90s F (mid 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Bataan, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals

July

In July, Bataan is extremely hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Bataan, with most of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals

August

August in this region is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains almost every day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts

September

September is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses

October

October for Bataan can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts

November

If you are traveling to Bataan in November, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Dresses

December

If you are traveling to Bataan in December, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Bataan, Philippines

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A, B and C
  • A SIM card that works in Bataan
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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