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

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

When to go to San Juan, Philippines

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

What to wear/what to pack for San Juan, Philippines by month

January

If you visit San Juan during January, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

February

February here can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

March

If you visit San Juan during March, you are likely to find that it is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Tank tops
  • Light dresses
  • Light shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion

April

If you go to San Juan in April, you will notice that it is unbearably hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Tank tops
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Light dresses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis

May

If you vacation in San Juan during May, you are likely to find that it can be excruciatingly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 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 about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Tank tops
  • Sunglasses
  • Light dresses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light shorts
  • Waterproof luggage

June

June for San Juan can be excruciatingly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Tank tops
  • Sandals

July

July in this region is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in San Juan during September, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s 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 about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit San Juan during October, you are likely to find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s 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 about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in San Juan is consistently hot. 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to San Juan in December, you will notice that it is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for San Juan, Philippines

Here are some general tips on what to wear in San Juan, 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 San Juan

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