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

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

When to go to Mount Apo, Philippines

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

What to wear/what to pack for Mount Apo, Philippines by month

January

If you vacation in Mount Apo during January, you are likely to find that it is really hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Mount Apo in February, you will notice that it can be sweltering, somewhat rainy and extremely 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:

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

March

In March, Mount Apo is extremely hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 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 Mount Apo, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Mount Apo during April, you are likely to find that it is really hot and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Mount Apo in May, you will notice that it can be sweltering, somewhat rainy, somewhat stormy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Mount Apo can be very hot, somewhat rainy, somewhat stormy and extremely hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Mount Apo, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Mount Apo in July, you will notice that it can be very hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. 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:

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

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Mount Apo during September, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. 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 a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Mount Apo during October, you are likely to find that it is really hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. 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 around 80 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Mount Apo in November, you will notice that it is really hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December is really hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Mount Apo, Philippines

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Mount Apo, 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 Mount Apo

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