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

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

When to go to Iligan, Philippines

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

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

January

January is really hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February for Iligan is constantly hot and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Iligan during March, you are likely to find that it can be very 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Iligan during April, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Iligan during June, you are likely to find that it can be very 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

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

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in this region is extremely hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Iligan is constantly hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Iligan in October, 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 high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Iligan is constantly hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Iligan in December, you will notice that it is extremely hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Iligan, 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 Iligan
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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