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

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

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.

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

January

If you vacation in Makati during January, you are likely to find 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 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 about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear

February

If you go to Makati in February, you will notice that it is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage

March

If you visit Makati during March, you are likely to find that it can be very 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 occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses

April

If you vacation in Makati during April, you are likely to find that it is unbearably hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Skirts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light dresses
  • Tank tops
  • Light shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion

May

Traveling to Makati in May, you will notice that it is sweltering. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Light dresses
  • Tank tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light shorts

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts

July

If you are traveling to Makati in July, you will notice that it is constantly hot and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts

August

August in Makati can be very 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts

September

Traveling to Makati in September, you will notice that it is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts

October

October in Makati 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:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts

November

Traveling to Makati in November, you will notice that it is really hot. 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:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat

December

December in this region is extremely 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:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A, B and C
  • A SIM card that works in Makati
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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