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

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

When to go to Taal, Philippines

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

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

January

If you visit Taal during January, 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 low 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Taal is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April here can be blisteringly hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Taal during May, you are likely to find that it is sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Taal is constantly 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), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Taal is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. 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:

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

August

August in Taal is consistently 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:

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

September

Traveling to Taal in September, you will notice that it can be very hot and somewhat stormy. 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:

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

October

October in this region 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:

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

November

In November, Taal can be very hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Taal, with several of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Taal can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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