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

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Traveling to Batanes, Philippines? If you're planning to go to Batanes, this article contains 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 Batanes, Philippines

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

Important essentials for Batanes, Philippines

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often get worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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

General health necessities

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

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January

January is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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February

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

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March

If you visit Batanes during March, you will probably see that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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April

April in Batanes is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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May

May in this region can be very hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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June

June in Batanes can be very hot and somewhat rainy. 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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July

In July, Batanes can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Batanes, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

August in Batanes is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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September

In September, Batanes can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and occasionally jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Batanes, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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October

October in Batanes is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

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November

November in Batanes is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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December

In December, Batanes is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Batanes, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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