The best times to visit Bacolod for ideal weather are
January 22nd to April 8th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Bacolod Travel Guide
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Weather in Bacolod
Average temperatures in Bacolod vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 6th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Bacolod, the hottest months are April, May, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid April where highs are regularly around 93.1°F (33.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.1°F (23.9°C) at night.
Bacolod Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Bacolod Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Bacolod Perceived Temperature (F)
Bacolod Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Bacolod Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Bacolod are March, February, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid March. For example, on the week of March 19th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early August with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of July 30th.
When can you find snow in Bacolod? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Bacolod.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Bacolod (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Bacolod has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (67.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (76.2%).
Wind in Bacolod is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by February and March. January’s average wind speed of around 5.4 knots (6.2 MPH or 10 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late January where average top sustained speeds reach 9.4 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Bacolod.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||5.4||Light breeze||8.6||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||5.4||Light breeze||8.6||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||5.3||Light breeze||8.2||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||4.7||Light breeze||7.9||Gentle breeze|
|May||3.8||Barely noticeable||7.3||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||3.2||Barely noticeable||6.7||Light breeze|
|Jul||3.1||Barely noticeable||6.4||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||4.2||Light breeze||7.9||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||3.9||Barely noticeable||7.5||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||3.1||Barely noticeable||6.6||Light breeze|
|Nov||3.7||Barely noticeable||6.9||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||4.9||Light breeze||7.7||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Bacolod?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for the Philippines; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 20, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Bacolod, the Philippines is April, followed by August and September. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Bacolod in July. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Bacolod Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 93.1°F (33.9°C) and 88.5°F (31.4°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 11 to 14 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Bacolod, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 89°F (31.7°C) and 86.6°F (30.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 10 to 14 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Bacolod to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88.6°F (31.4°C) and 83.9°F (28.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.