weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Philippines

To go to the Philippines, the best time to visit is January through March, June and August through December. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In the Philippines, May is the warmest month with 92°F and the most cold month is 83°F in January.

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In the table below you can quickly find the monthly average weather in the Philippines, the monthly temperature or when it rains the most. Monthly averages are based on weather data from the last 30 years.

Climate Philippines by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 83 86 88 91 92 89 87 86 87 87 87 85
Precipitation (inch) 9 5 6 14 28 30 49 25 39 28 10 16

Weather data from: Manila

Travel and stay the Philippines

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Airline tickets

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Philippines weather

The weather for Philippines over the next 14 days will be 81°F till 90° with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain. The water temperature will be 86°F.

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

5-day weather forecast Philippines

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View the 14 day weather forecast for Philippines

Climate Philippines

Philippines has a tropical monsoon climate. You have high temperatures and a lot of rainfall throughout the year. The average annual temperature for Philippines is 58° degrees and there is about 259 inch 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.


Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 83 86 88 91 92 89 87 86 87 87 87 85
Night temp. (°F) 73 73 75 76 78 78 77 77 77 77 76 75
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 9 5 6 14 28 30 49 25 39 28 10 16
Days with rain 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
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 6 8 10 12 12 10 9 9 9 9 8 6
Wind force (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 data from: Manila

Philippines weather by month

What is the average Philippines weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Philippines?

Philippines lies in a straight line about 8,598 miles from United States (New York → Manila).

How long is the flight to Philippines?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Philippines is approximately 14 h. 50 min.

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What are the largest airports in Philippines?

These are the largest airports in Philippines:

  • Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) in Manila
  • General Santos International Airport (GES) in General Santos
  • Zamboanga International Airport (ZAM) in Zamboanga City
  • Loakan Airport (BAG) in Baguio City
  • Legazpi City International Airport (LGP) in Legazpi City
  • Roxas Airport (RXS) in Roxas City
  • Awang Airport (CBO) in Cotabato City
  • Francisco Bangoy International Airport (DVO) in Davao City
  • Surigao Airport (SUG) in Surigao City
  • San Jose Airport (SJI) in San Jose

Airports on the well-known islands of Philippines:

  • Masbate
    Moises R. Espinosa Airport (MBT) in Masbate City
  • Tablas
    Tugdan Airport (TBH) in Romblon
  • Coron
    Francisco B. Reyes Airport (USU) in Coron

How many inhabitants does Philippines have?

Philippines has 106,090,000 inhabitants.

How big is Philippines?

The surface area of Philippines is 186,420 mi². It is slightly smaller than United States.

What is the capital of Philippines?

The capital of Philippines is Manila.

What is the currency of Philippines?

In Philippines, the Philippine piso (PHP) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 6 October 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 48.29 Philippine piso
  • 1 Philippine piso = 0.021 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 4,829.05 Philippine piso
  • 100 Philippine piso = 2.07 US dollar

What is the area code of Philippines?

The area code to call Philippines is +63.