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

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

When to go to Cebu Province, Philippines

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

What to wear/what to pack for Cebu Province, Philippines by month

January

In January, Cebu Province is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Cebu Province, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

February

Traveling to Cebu Province in February, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals

March

March for Cebu Province is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

April

If you visit Cebu Province during April, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot. 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 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella

May

May in Cebu Province is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella

June

If you visit Cebu Province during June, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts

July

July in Cebu Province can be very hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

August

In August, Cebu Province is extremely hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Cebu Province, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

If you vacation in Cebu Province during September, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts

October

If you visit Cebu Province during October, you are likely to find that it can be very hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella

November

In November, Cebu Province can be very hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Cebu Province, with several of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts

December

December is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Cebu Province, Philippines

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Cebu Province, 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 Cebu Province
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear

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