Tacloban, Philippines: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

This article contains affiliate links to Amazon and other vendors. We may earn commission from purchases made through these links.

Traveling to Tacloban, Philippines? If you're planning to go to Tacloban, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

Contents

About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Tacloban, Philippines

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

Important essentials for Tacloban, Philippines

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Tacloban, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Tacloban, Philippines

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Tacloban.

If you see a temple, such as The Maria Kanon Madonna of Peace Shrine, wear:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Tacloban.

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January for Tacloban is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

February

February is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

March

March here is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

April

April in Tacloban is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

May

If you go to Tacloban in May, you will notice that it is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

June

If you vacation in Tacloban during June, you will probably notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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 around 80 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

July

If you vacation in Tacloban during July, you will probably notice that it is extremely hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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 80 and 90% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

August

Traveling to Tacloban in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

September

September in Tacloban can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

October

October in Tacloban can be very hot and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

November

November in Tacloban is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

December

December for Tacloban is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Check out our guides for these other locations: Bowness-on-Windermere, England, United Kingdom, Alta Floresta, Mato Grosso, Brazil, Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States of America, Felton, California, United States of America, Punjab, India, Caiguna, Western Australia, Australia, Rio Gallegos, Argentina, Barra Velha, Santa Catarina, Brazil, Haugastøl, Norway, Canandaigua, New York, United States of America, and Malczyce, Poland.