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

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Traveling to Mindanao, Philippines? If you're planning to go to Mindanao, the following is 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 Mindanao, Philippines

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

Important essentials for Mindanao, Philippines

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • 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).


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.

General health necessities

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

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January

January here is extremely warm, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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February

If you are traveling to Mindanao in February, you will notice that it is hot and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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March

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

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April

April in Mindanao can be sweltering and extremely hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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May

If you vacation in Mindanao during May, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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June

If you go to Mindanao in June, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

July in Mindanao is extremely warm, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

August in Mindanao is hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

In September, Mindanao is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Mindanao, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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October

If you visit Mindanao during October, you will probably find that it is extremely warm, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally around 80 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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November

If you visit Mindanao during November, you might find that it is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally around 80 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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December

If you go to Mindanao in December, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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