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

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Traveling to Bicol, Philippines? If you're planning to go to Bicol, the following is 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 Bicol, Philippines

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

Important essentials for Bicol, Philippines

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • 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 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 frequently wear away. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly option.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you go to Bicol in January, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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February

If you vacation in Bicol during February, you may see that it is 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). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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March

If you visit Bicol during March, you may find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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April

If you visit Bicol during April, you might see that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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May

May in this region is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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June

Traveling to Bicol in June, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

If you go to Bicol in July, you will notice that it is constantly hot and somewhat stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

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

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September

Traveling to Bicol in September, you will notice that it is extremely hot and somewhat stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

Traveling to Bicol in October, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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November

November for Bicol is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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December

If you are traveling to Bicol in December, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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Activities for Bicol, Philippines

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Bicol.

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