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

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

When to go to Pampanga, Philippines

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

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

January

If you vacation in Pampanga during January, you are likely to find that it is really hot and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts

February

February in this region is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts

March

If you visit Pampanga during March, you are likely to find that it can be very hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Pampanga in April, you will notice that it is blindingly hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light dresses
  • Tank tops
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

May

In May, Pampanga can be sweltering. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Pampanga, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June here is really hot. 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:

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

July

July in Pampanga is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Pampanga during August, you are likely to find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Pampanga in September, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Pampanga can be sweltering. 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:

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

November

If you vacation in Pampanga during November, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot. 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 (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Pampanga during December, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Pampanga, Philippines

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Pampanga, 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 Pampanga
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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