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

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

When to go to Dapitan, Philippines

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

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

January

If you visit Dapitan during January, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. 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 around 80 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

February

If you are traveling to Dapitan in February, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very hazy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts

March

If you go to Dapitan in March, you will notice that it is consistently hot and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

April

If you visit Dapitan during April, you are likely to find 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 high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear

May

If you vacation in Dapitan during May, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

If you visit Dapitan during June, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot, 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 high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 80 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts

July

July in Dapitan 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat

August

Traveling to Dapitan in August, you will notice that it is consistently hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts

September

Traveling to Dapitan in September, you will notice that it can be sweltering, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear

October

If you are traveling to Dapitan in October, you will notice that it can be very 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage

November

In November, Dapitan can be sweltering, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Dapitan, with several of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

December

In December, Dapitan 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 high 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Dapitan, with several of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Dapitan, Philippines

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Dapitan, 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 Dapitan

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