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

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Traveling to Palawan, Philippines? If you're planning to go to Palawan, I have 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 Palawan, Philippines

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

Important essentials for Palawan, Philippines

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.


  • 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).


  • 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.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you visit Palawan during January, you will probably see that it can be sweltering and dry with little rain. 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 once in a while.

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February

February here can be sweltering and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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March

If you vacation in Palawan during March, you are likely to see that it is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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.

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April

If you visit Palawan during April, you may find that it is constantly 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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May

If you are traveling to Palawan in May, you will notice that it is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

In June, Palawan is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. 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 Palawan, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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July

In July, Palawan can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. 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 Palawan, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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August

In August, Palawan is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. 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 Palawan, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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September

If you go to Palawan in September, you will notice that it is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

If you are traveling to Palawan in October, you will notice that it is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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November

In November, Palawan is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. 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 Palawan, with several of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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December

Traveling to Palawan in December, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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Activities for Palawan, Philippines

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Palawan.

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