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

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

When to go to Samar Island, Philippines

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

What to wear/what to pack for Samar Island, Philippines by month

January

January in Samar Island is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Samar Island during February, you are likely to find that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 80 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Samar Island is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in this region is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain boots
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

May

May here can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts

June

If you go to Samar Island in June, you will notice that it can be very hot and somewhat stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Shorts
  • Rain boots
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

July

July for Samar Island can be very hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Rain boots
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

If you are traveling to Samar Island in August, you will notice that it can be very hot and somewhat stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Dresses

September

September in Samar Island is constantly hot and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Rain boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

If you are traveling to Samar Island in October, you will notice that it is constantly hot and somewhat stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

November

If you visit Samar Island 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 low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

December

If you visit Samar Island during December, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering. 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 80 and 90% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Samar Island, Philippines

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

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