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

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

When to go to Masbate, Philippines

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

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

January

January in this region is pretty consistently hot and very hazy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Masbate in February, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very hazy. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Masbate is extremely warm and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April is consistently hot, somewhat hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Masbate during May, you are likely to find that it is consistently 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 high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Masbate can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July here is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Masbate is really hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 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 Masbate, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Masbate during September, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and somewhat hazy. 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 around 80 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Masbate during October, you are likely to find that it can be very hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Masbate in November, you will notice that it can be very hot, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December here is extremely warm, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Masbate, 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 Masbate

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