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

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Traveling to Mount Apo, Philippines? If you're planning to go to Mount Apo, 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 Mount Apo, Philippines

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

Important essentials 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop 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.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist 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.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

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

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February

If you visit Mount Apo during February, you are likely to see that it is extremely 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.

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March

In March, Mount Apo can be sweltering, 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%.

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April

Traveling to Mount Apo in April, you will notice that it can be sweltering and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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May

In May, Mount Apo is extremely hot, somewhat rainy, somewhat stormy and extremely hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 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 May, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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June

In June, Mount Apo is really 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%.

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July

Traveling to Mount Apo in July, you will notice that it is really 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).

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August

August in Mount Apo is extremely hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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September

In September, 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 September, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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October

October here can be very hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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November

If you vacation in Mount Apo during November, you will probably find that it is constantly 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 5-10 days this month.

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December

If you go to Mount Apo in December, you will notice that it is consistently hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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