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

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

When to go to Puerto Princesa, Philippines

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

What to wear/what to pack for Puerto Princesa, Philippines by month

January

If you are traveling to Puerto Princesa in January, you will notice that it is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Puerto Princesa in February, you will notice that it is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March for Puerto Princesa can be sweltering and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Puerto Princesa during April, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering 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 sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Puerto Princesa in May, you will notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. 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
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

June

In June, Puerto Princesa is consistently 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 Puerto Princesa, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Puerto Princesa 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 Puerto Princesa, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Puerto Princesa is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September for Puerto Princesa is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Puerto Princesa during October, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. 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).

Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% 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
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat

November

If you vacation in Puerto Princesa during November, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. 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).

Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit Puerto Princesa during December, you are likely to find that it is consistently 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).

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:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Puerto Princesa, Philippines

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Puerto Princesa, 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 Puerto Princesa
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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