Best time to visit, weather and climate Philippines

Best time to visit Philippines

The best time to visit the Philippines is from january until december, when you will have a warm or hot temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in the Philippines is 33°C in april and the lowest is 28°C in january.

The average climate figure for Philippines is an 9,0. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.


Philippines has the tropical monsoon climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in the Philippines or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Philippines per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
28°C 30°C 31°C 33°C 33°C 32°C 30°C 30°C 31°C 31°C 30°C 30°C
23
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12
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16
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36
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71
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76
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124
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64
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98
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Climate Philippines

Philippines has the tropical monsoon climate prevailing. You have high temperatures and a lot of rainfall throughout the year. The average annual temperature for Philippines is 31° degrees and there is about 659 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 155 days a year with an average humidity of 78% and an UV-index of 7.


Climate Philippines

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 28°C 30°C 31°C 33°C 33°C 32°C 30°C 30°C 31°C 31°C 30°C 30°C
Night 23°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 24°C
Precip 23
mm
12
mm
16
mm
36
mm
71
mm
76
mm
124
mm
64
mm
98
mm
72
mm
26
mm
41
mm
Rain
days
12 7 9 12 18 18 22 18 20 17 9 11
Dry
days
19 21 22 18 13 12 9 13 10 14 21 20
Sun hours
per day
6 8 10 12 12 10 9 9 9 9 8 6
Wind force
in Bft
3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
 

Weather Philippines january

On average, it is maximum 28° in january in Philippines and at least around 23° degrees. In january there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 23 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in the Philippines.

Weather Philippines february

On average, it is maximum 30° in february in Philippines and at least around 23° degrees. In february there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in the Philippines.

Weather Philippines march

On average, it is maximum 31° in march in Philippines and at least around 24° degrees. In march there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 16 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in the Philippines.

Weather Philippines april

On average, it is maximum 33° in april in Philippines and at least around 24° degrees. In april there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 36 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in the Philippines.

Weather Philippines may

On average, it is maximum 33° in may in Philippines and at least around 26° degrees. In may there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 71 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in the Philippines.

Weather Philippines june

On average, it is maximum 32° in june in Philippines and at least around 26° degrees. In june there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 76 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in the Philippines.

Weather Philippines july

On average, it is maximum 30° in july in Philippines and at least around 25° degrees. In july there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 124 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in the Philippines.

Weather Philippines august

On average, it is maximum 30° in august in Philippines and at least around 25° degrees. In august there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 64 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in the Philippines.

Weather Philippines september

On average, it is maximum 31° in september in Philippines and at least around 25° degrees. In september there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 98 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in the Philippines.

Weather Philippines october

On average, it is maximum 31° in october in Philippines and at least around 25° degrees. In october there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 72 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in the Philippines.

Weather Philippines november

On average, it is maximum 30° in november in Philippines and at least around 25° degrees. In november there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 26 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in the Philippines.

Weather Philippines december

On average, it is maximum 30° in december in Philippines and at least around 24° degrees. In december there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 41 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in the Philippines.

14 day weather forecast Philippines

The weather for the Manila in Philippines will be 32° till 30° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Philippines is based on the weather in Manila.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Su
6 Dec
Bewolkt 32°C 27°C 28°C 0.1 mm 20% 3m/s 3
Mo
7 Dec
Bewolkt 31°C 27°C 28°C 1.6 mm 35% 3m/s 3
Tu
8 Dec
Bewolkt 31°C 27°C 28°C 0.3 mm 10% 4m/s 4
We
9 Dec
Wisselend bewolkt 32°C 27°C 28°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 6
Th
10 Dec
Overwegend bewolkt 31°C 26°C 28°C 2.0 mm 40% 2m/s 6
Fr
11 Dec
Bewolkt 31°C 27°C 28°C 0.4 mm 15% 3m/s 2
Sa
12 Dec
Overwegend bewolkt 32°C 27°C 28°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Su
13 Dec
Onweer met regen 29°C 25°C 28°C 8.4 mm 75% 5m/s 2
Mo
14 Dec
Overwegend bewolkt 31°C 26°C 28°C 0.1 mm 20% 3m/s 4
Tu
15 Dec
Bewolkt 30°C 26°C 28°C 0.7 mm 20% 5m/s 2
We
16 Dec
Bewolkt 31°C 27°C 28°C 0.4 mm 10% 6m/s 2
Th
17 Dec
Bewolkt 30°C 27°C 28°C 1.9 mm 40% 7m/s 3
Fr
18 Dec
Bewolkt 30°C 27°C 28°C 2.2 mm 40% 8m/s 3
Sa
19 Dec
Overwegend bewolkt 30°C 27°C 28°C 0.1 mm 20% 8m/s 5

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Hotels and apartments in the Philippines

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Flight tickets to the Philippines

You can fly to Philippines at these well-known airports:

  • Ninoy Aquino International Airport
    Manila
  • General Santos International Airport
    General Santos
  • Zamboanga International Airport
    Zamboanga City
  • Loakan Airport
    Baguio City
  • Legazpi City International Airport
    Legazpi City
  • Roxas Airport
    Roxas City
  • Mactan Cebu International Airport
    Lapu-Lapu City
  • Sibulan Airport
    Dumaguete City
  • Godofredo P. Ramos Airport
    Malay
  • Catarman National Airport
    Catarman

If you want to fly to an island of Philippines you can go to:

  • Moises R. Espinosa Airport
    Masbate
  • Tugdan Airport
    Tablas
  • Francisco B. Reyes Airport
    Coron

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About the Philippines

The Philippines is in the continental part Asia and the capital is Manila. The total surface is 300.000 km² with 36.289 km of coastline and the population consists of 106.090.000 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 11x smaller than India. If you want to call the Philippines you have to use +63 or 0063 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +635012457809 or 00635012457809.

The Philippines is in a straight line at 4.919 km distance from New Delhi. From Indira Gandhi the flight time is about 7 hours35.

Currency Philippines

In the Philippines the Philippine piso is used to pay.

Exchange rate Philippine piso (PHP) 6 december 2020

1 Philippine piso = 1,54 Indian rupee
100 Philippine piso = 153,54 Indian rupee

1 Indian rupee = 0,65 Philippine piso
100 Indian rupee = 65,13 Philippine piso

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
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Download Apple

MasterCard Nearby
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Time difference Philippines

In the Philippines it is now 10:20 o’clock in the morning on sunday 6 december 2020. That is 2,5 hour later than in India. The time zone of the Philippines is Asia/Manila and the Greenwich time is UTC+08.

Vaccinations Philippines

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in the Philippines.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Buiktyfus
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis B
  • Japanse encefalitis
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)
  • ZIKA-virus