Cagayan de Oro, Philippines: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Cagayan de Oro, Philippines? If you're planning to go to Cagayan de Oro, here 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 Cagayan de Oro, Philippines

Based on the climate and weather in Cagayan de Oro, the best time to go is March. See below for details.

Important essentials for Cagayan de Oro, Philippines

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • 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).


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Cagayan de Oro, Philippines by month

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January

In January, Cagayan de Oro can be very hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Cagayan de Oro, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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February

Traveling to Cagayan de Oro in February, you will notice that it can be very hot and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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March

If you vacation in Cagayan de Oro during March, you may see that it is consistently hot and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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April

If you vacation in Cagayan de Oro during April, you may notice that it is constantly hot and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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May

May in this region is really hot and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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June

If you visit Cagayan de Oro during June, you might find that it is consistently hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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July

If you are traveling to Cagayan de Oro in July, you will notice that it is really hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Cagayan de Oro in August, you will notice that it is extremely hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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September

If you vacation in Cagayan de Oro during September, you are likely to notice that it can be sweltering, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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October

October in Cagayan de Oro is extremely hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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November

November in this region is extremely hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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December

December here is really hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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Activities for Cagayan de Oro, Philippines

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Cagayan de Oro.

If you plan to go to the stunning Saint Augustine Metropolitan Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Museo de Oro, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you plan to visit Catanico Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

Going to Monigue Cave? You'll need:

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