Ilocos Region, Philippines: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Ilocos Region, Philippines? If you're planning to go to Ilocos Region, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Ilocos Region, Philippines

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

Important essentials for Ilocos Region, Philippines

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Ilocos Region, Philippines

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Ilocos Region.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Ilocos Region.

What to wear/what to pack for Ilocos Region, Philippines by month

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January

January here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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February

Traveling to Ilocos Region in February, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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March

If you vacation in Ilocos Region during March, you may notice that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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April

If you go to Ilocos Region in April, you will notice that it is really hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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May

May in Ilocos Region can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

If you are traveling to Ilocos Region in June, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

July in Ilocos Region is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

August in Ilocos Region is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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September

September is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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October

October in Ilocos Region is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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November

If you vacation in Ilocos Region during November, you may notice that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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December

If you vacation in Ilocos Region during December, you will probably notice that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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