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

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

When to go to Visayas, Philippines

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

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

January

January here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Visayas during February, you are likely to find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s 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 a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Visayas during March, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot. 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 70 and 80% 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:

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

April

If you are traveling to Visayas in April, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Visayas during May, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s 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 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:

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

June

June can be sweltering. 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:

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

July

If you vacation in Visayas 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 half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Visayas 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 high 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Visayas in September, you will notice that it can be very hot and somewhat stormy. 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:

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

October

In October, Visayas can be sweltering 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 Visayas, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Visayas is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Visayas, 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 Visayas

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