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

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

When to go to Luzon, Philippines

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

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

January

January here is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in this region is really hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Luzon can be sweltering and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Luzon during April, you are likely to find that it is sizzling. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Tank tops
  • Light shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Rain coat
  • Light dresses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear

May

May in Luzon is scorchingly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light shorts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Tank tops
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Waterproof footwear
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light dresses

June

If you vacation in Luzon during June, you are likely to find that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Luzon 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 high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Luzon in August, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in this region is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October here can be very hot. 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:

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

November

If you visit Luzon during November, you are likely to find that it is extremely 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 60s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in this region is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Luzon, 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 Luzon
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Theft can be a problem, so pack theft protection, including locks for luggage and a money belt or pouch

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