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

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Traveling to Makati, Philippines? If you're planning to go to Makati, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

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 Makati, Philippines

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

Important essentials for Makati, Philippines

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

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

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February

If you visit Makati during February, you will probably see that it is constantly hot and dry with little rain. 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). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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March

If you vacation in Makati during March, you might see that it is really hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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April

April in this region can be sizzling and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

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May

If you go to Makati in May, you will notice that it is sweltering. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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June

If you go to Makati in June, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

If you visit Makati during July, you are likely to see that it is really 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 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 two thirds of the time.

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August

In August, Makati is constantly hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Makati, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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September

If you visit Makati during September, you might 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 low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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October

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

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November

November in Makati is really 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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December

December for Makati can be very hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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Activities for Makati, Philippines

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

If you plan to see the lovely Greenbelt Chapel, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Ayala Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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