Philippines weather, climate and best time to visit

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.

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 a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Philippines by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 28 30 31 33 33 32 30 30 31 31 30 30
Precipitation (mm) 23 12 16 36 71 76 124 64 98 72 26 41
Climate data from city: Manila

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14 day weather forecast Philippines

The weather for the Philippines will be 30° till 33° 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 conditions in the city of Manila.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 19 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
26°
31° 1.1 mm 25% 3 m/s 3
Monday 20 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
26°
31° 12.1 mm 80% 1 m/s 3
Tuesday 21 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
26°
31° 4.8 mm 60% 2 m/s 8
Wednesday 22 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
27°
31° 4.1 mm 60% 4 m/s 7
Thursday 23 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
26°
31° 2.6 mm 45% 4 m/s 5
Friday 24 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
26°
31° 0.7 mm 20% 3 m/s 9
Saturday 25 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
26°
31° 1.1 mm 25% 3 m/s 4

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 26 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
27°
31° 2.3 mm 45% 2 m/s 7
Monday 27 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
26°
31° 2.9 mm 50% 2 m/s 10
Tuesday 28 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
27°
31° 0.1 mm 20% 1 m/s 3
Wednesday 29 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
28°
31° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Thursday 30 Sep Water Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
27°
31° 0.2 mm 20% 4 m/s 3
Friday 1 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
27°
31° 0.1 mm 20% 5 m/s 7
Saturday 2 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
27°
31° 0.1 mm 20% 3 m/s 2

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 table of Philippines

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 28 30 31 33 33 32 30 30 31 31 30 30
Night temp. (°C) 23 23 24 24 26 26 25 25 25 25 25 24
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 23 12 16 36 71 76 124 64 98 72 26 41
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
Climate data from city: Manila

Philippines weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Philippines? 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 12,023 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Manila).

How long is the flight to Philippines?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Philippines is approximately 15 h. 10 min.

What are the largest airports in Philippines?

These are the largest airports in Philippines:

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

How many inhabitants are there in Philippines?

Philippines has approximately 106,090,000 inhabitants.

How big is Philippines?

The area of Philippines is around 300,000 km². It is 4,5x smaller than New Zealand.

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 to pay.

Exchange rates on 19 September 2021

  • 1 Philippine piso = 3.13 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.32 Philippine piso
  • 10 Philippine piso = 31.31 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 3.19 Philippine piso
  • 100 Philippine piso = 313.10 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 31.94 Philippine piso

What is the area code of Philippines?

The area code to call Philippines is +63.