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Best time to visit Boracay

The best time to visit Boracay is during the dry season from mid-November to mid-May. However, for the best weather visit anytime between February and April, when you can expect clear sunny skies and a cooling north-easterly wind with temperatures averaging 27°C (80°F).

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Boracay Weather

Boracay experiences a tropical climate with two distinct seasonal weather patterns:

The dry northeast monsoon, known locally as Amihan, lasts from mid-November to mid-May and brings clear sunny skies with cool breezes and calm seas.

Average temperatures range from 23°C (73°F) to 31°C (88°F), with occasional rain showers usually falling in the afternoon and at night.

Summer, from mid-May through July, brings increasingly hot weather with occasional cooling thunderstorms that increase in frequency during June. Temperatures climb to an average high of 33°C (91°F) in May at the onset of the wet season.

The wet southwest monsoon, known as Habagat, lasts from July to mid-November and brings hot and humid weather with frequent heavy rainfall and a prevailing west wind, which can develop into tropical storms known as the typhoon season in the Philippines.

Seasons

High season: From mid-December to May, including Christmas, New Year, Easter and Philippine school holidays during April and May.

Low season: June to September.


Boracay Weather – Monthly Chart

Ave Temperature (°C) 26 26 27 28 28 28 27 27 27 27 27 26
Ave High Temperature (°C) 29 29 31 32 33 32 31 31 31 31 30 29
Ave Low Temperature (°C) 23 23 24 25 25 24 24 24 24 24 24 23
Hours of Sunshine (Daily) 6 7 8 9 8 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
Hours of Daylight (Daily) 12 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 12 12 12 11
Comfort – Heat & Humidity Moderately hot icon Moderately hot icon Moderately hot icon Moderately hot icon High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon Moderately hot icon Moderately hot icon
Ave Relative Humidity (%) 83 81 80 78 81 83 83 83 84 85 84 84
UV Index 10 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 10 10
Days with some Rain 9 6 5 5 10 18 20 19 18 18 14 12
Ave Monthly Rainfall (mm) 114 55 50 60 191 350 429 460 349 356 285 212
Sea Temperature (°C) 27 27 27 29 30 30 29 29 29 29 29 28
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Boracay Weather – Monthly Review

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Latest update about Boracay: 1 November, 2016


   
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