The best times to visit Boracay Island for ideal weather are

mid January

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.


Find a Hotel Here

 


Other Boracay Island Travel Info

Weather in Boracay Island

Temperature

Average temperatures in Boracay Island 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 bottom 1 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 Boracay Island, the hottest months are May, June, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early June where highs are regularly around 89.4°F (31.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.9°F (26.1°C) at night.

Boracay Island Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

Key
High
Average
Low

Boracay Island Temperatures (Celsius)

Key
High
Average
Low

“Feels-Like” Temperatures

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.

Boracay Island Perceived Temperature (F)

Key
High
Average
Low

Boracay Island Perceived Temperature (C)

Key
High
Average
Low

 

Average Boracay Island 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.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan80.777.174.1
Feb82.878.374.6
Mar84.679.875.9
Apr87.482.277.5
May88.783.378.5
Jun87.882.777.9
Jul85.98176.6
Aug85.881.277.1
Sep85.480.876.6
Oct84.880.476.5
Nov84.18076.5
Dec82.278.675.7

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan27.125.123.4
Feb28.225.723.7
Mar29.226.624.4
Apr30.827.925.3
May31.528.525.8
Jun3128.225.5
Jul29.927.224.8
Aug29.927.325.1
Sep29.727.124.8
Oct29.326.924.7
Nov28.926.724.7
Dec27.925.924.3


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Boracay Island are April, March, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early April. For example, on the week of April 2nd there is 1 day 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 Boracay Island? 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 Boracay Island.

Key
Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Boracay Island (in).

Key
Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan36%06.8
Feb27%05.3
Mar22%04.8
Apr18%04.3
May28%09.7
Jun38%09.2
Jul53%014.7
Aug45%012.6
Sep48%012.2
Oct50%013.2
Nov44%010.9
Dec48%09.9

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan36017.3
Feb27013.5
Mar22012.2
Apr18010.9
May28024.6
Jun38023.4
Jul53037.3
Aug45032
Sep48031
Oct50033.5
Nov44027.7
Dec48025.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Boracay Island has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (75.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (82.2%).

Wind in Boracay Island is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by December and August. January’s average wind speed of around 6.6 knots (7.6 MPH or 12.2 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 mid June where average top sustained speeds reach 9.5 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Boracay Island.

Key
Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Key
Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan6.6Light breeze8.9Gentle breeze
Feb5.3Light breeze7.6Gentle breeze
Mar5.1Light breeze7.3Gentle breeze
Apr4.4Light breeze6.9Light breeze
May3.6Barely noticeable5.9Gentle breeze
Jun4.6Light breeze7.1Gentle breeze
Jul5Light breeze7.4Gentle breeze
Aug5.4Light breeze7.5Gentle breeze
Sep5.3Light breeze7.6Gentle breeze
Oct4.9Light breeze7.2Gentle breeze
Nov5.1Light breeze7.4Gentle breeze
Dec5.8Light breeze8.1Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan82.2%
Feb80.1%
Mar78.3%
Apr75.6%
May75.1%
Jun76.7%
Jul79.6%
Aug79%
Sep79.8%
Oct80%
Nov80.5%
Dec81.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Boracay Island?

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 Boracay Island, the Philippines is January, followed by July and March. 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 Boracay Island in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

Key
Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 77.5 in December means 77.5% of the tourists vs. January.


Overall Boracay Island Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.4°F (31.9°C) and 83.6°F (28.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

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 12 to 16 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Boracay Island, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 86.2°F (30.1°C) and 83.1°F (28.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a great amount: 13 to 15 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Boracay Island to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 83.6°F (28.7°C) and 80.2°F (26.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 7 to 15 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

Best Times to Travelthe Philippines › Boracay Island, the Philippines


Find a Hotel Here