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

Traveling to Cotabato City, Philippines? If you're planning to go to Cotabato City, 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 Cotabato City, Philippines

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

Important essentials for Cotabato City, Philippines

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • Travel insurance

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What to wear/what to pack for Cotabato City, Philippines by month

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January

If you vacation in Cotabato City during January, you are likely to see that it is constantly hot. 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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February

February in Cotabato City is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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March

If you visit Cotabato City during March, you might find that it is a scorcher. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s 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 5-10 days this month.

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April

April in Cotabato City can be blisteringly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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May

If you vacation in Cotabato City during May, you will probably see that it is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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June

June in Cotabato City is 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) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

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July

If you visit Cotabato City during July, you may find that it is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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August

In August, Cotabato City is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Cotabato City, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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September

If you vacation in Cotabato City during September, you may find that it is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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October

In October, Cotabato City can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Cotabato City, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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November

In November, Cotabato City can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Cotabato City, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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December

December in this region is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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