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

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

When to go to Tagaytay, Philippines

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

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

January

If you visit Tagaytay during January, 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 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:

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

February

Traveling to Tagaytay in February, you will notice that it is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March here can be very 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:

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

April

If you vacation in Tagaytay during April, you are likely to find that it can be blisteringly hot. 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).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Tagaytay during May, you are likely to find that it is blindingly hot. 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 about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Tagaytay in June, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Tagaytay during July, you are likely to find that it can be very 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 low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

Traveling to Tagaytay in August, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Tagaytay is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. 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 Tagaytay, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Tagaytay 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 Tagaytay, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Tagaytay can be sweltering. 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:

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

December

December in Tagaytay is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Tagaytay, 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 Tagaytay
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch

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