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

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

When to go to Northern Mindanao, Philippines

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

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

January

In January, Northern Mindanao can be very hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in this region is extremely hot and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Northern Mindanao is consistently hot and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Northern Mindanao during April, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Northern Mindanao in May, you will notice that it is consistently hot and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Northern Mindanao is extremely hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Northern Mindanao 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 high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Northern Mindanao is really hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Northern Mindanao in September, 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 high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Northern Mindanao can be sweltering, 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

In November, Northern Mindanao 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 70s F (mid 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Northern Mindanao in December, you will notice that it is constantly hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Northern Mindanao, Philippines

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Northern Mindanao, 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 Northern Mindanao

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