The best times to visit Butuan for ideal weather are
September 17th to October 7th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
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Weather in Butuan
Average temperatures in Butuan 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 Butuan, the hottest months are May, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late May to early June where highs are regularly around 93.2°F (34°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.6°F (24.8°C) at night.
Butuan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Butuan 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.
Butuan Perceived Temperature (F)
Butuan Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Butuan 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 Butuan are September, August, 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 late September. For example, on the week of September 24th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid January with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of January 8th.
When can you find snow in Butuan? 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 Butuan.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Butuan (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
Butuan has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (76.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (85.6%).
Wind in Butuan is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is September, followed by August and October. September’s average wind speed of around 4.1 knots (4.8 MPH or 7.7 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 to late September where average top sustained speeds reach 10 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Butuan.
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||3.3||Barely noticeable||7.7||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||3.3||Barely noticeable||8||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||3.3||Barely noticeable||7.9||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||3.5||Barely noticeable||8.3||Gentle breeze|
|May||3.8||Barely noticeable||8.6||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||3.8||Barely noticeable||8.6||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||3.7||Barely noticeable||8.2||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||4.1||Light breeze||9||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.1||Light breeze||9.6||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||3.9||Barely noticeable||9||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||3.1||Barely noticeable||7.4||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||3.3||Barely noticeable||7.7||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Butuan?
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 Butuan, the Philippines is August, followed by July and May. 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 Butuan 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
Overall Butuan Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 93.2°F (34°C) and 88.3°F (31.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 9 to 11 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second 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 the least precipitation with 8 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Butuan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 91.4°F (33°C) and 88.1°F (31.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 13 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Butuan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 89.7°F (32.1°C) and 84.2°F (29°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 11 to 17 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.