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

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

When to go to Iloilo, Philippines

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

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

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals

February

If you visit Iloilo during February, you are likely to find that it can be very 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).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts

March

March here can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

April

If you are traveling to Iloilo in April, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

May

May in Iloilo is really 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:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts

June

If you go to Iloilo in June, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Dresses

August

If you vacation in Iloilo during August, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 80 and 90% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat

September

If you visit Iloilo during September, you are likely to find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 80 and 90% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Shorts
  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella

October

October in Iloilo is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain boots
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses

November

Traveling to Iloilo in November, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella

December

December for Iloilo is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts

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

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

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