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

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

When to go to Lapu-Lapu, Philippines

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

What to wear/what to pack for Lapu-Lapu, Philippines by month

January

January in Lapu-Lapu is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in this region is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April for Lapu-Lapu is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Lapu-Lapu in May, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Lapu-Lapu can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Lapu-Lapu can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

Traveling to Lapu-Lapu in August, you will notice that it is extremely hot. 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:

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

September

If you vacation in Lapu-Lapu during September, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot and somewhat stormy. 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 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:

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

October

In October, Lapu-Lapu is constantly hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 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 Lapu-Lapu, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Lapu-Lapu during November, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot. 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 between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Lapu-Lapu in December, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Lapu-Lapu, 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 Lapu-Lapu
  • 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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