The best times to visit Makati for ideal weather are

January 8th to May 13th

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 Makati

Temperature

Average temperatures in Makati vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 17th 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 Makati, the hottest months are May, April, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid May where highs are regularly around 94.9°F (34.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79.5°F (26.4°C) at night.

Makati Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Makati Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Makati Perceived Temperature (F)

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Makati Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Makati 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)
Jan86.479.373.2
Feb88.480.773.6
Mar90.882.775.5
Apr93.985.478
May93.785.879.2
Jun91.284.278.4
Jul88.982.477.2
Aug87.98277.1
Sep88.181.977
Oct88.582.176.6
Nov89.382.276.3
Dec87.280.775

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan30.226.322.9
Feb31.327.123.1
Mar32.728.224.2
Apr34.429.725.6
May34.329.926.2
Jun32.92925.8
Jul31.62825.1
Aug31.127.825.1
Sep31.227.725
Oct31.427.824.8
Nov31.827.924.6
Dec30.727.123.9


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Makati are April, February, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early February. For example, on the week of February 5th 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 Makati? 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 Makati.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan5%01.2
Feb4%00.8
Mar6%03.6
Apr2%00.2
May15%03.6
Jun24%07
Jul32%06.8
Aug43%012.6
Sep46%013
Oct26%010
Nov15%02.3
Dec17%03.4

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan503
Feb402
Mar609.1
Apr200.5
May1509.1
Jun24017.8
Jul32017.3
Aug43032
Sep46033
Oct26025.4
Nov1505.8
Dec1708.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Makati has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (60.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (85.1%).

Wind in Makati is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and August. March’s average wind speed of around 6.2 knots (7.1 MPH or 11.4 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 early to mid July where average top sustained speeds reach 14.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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
Jan5.1Light breeze11.2Significant breeze
Feb5.7Light breeze11.1Significant breeze
Mar6.2Light breeze11.4Significant breeze
Apr6.1Light breeze11.7Significant breeze
May5.5Light breeze12.1Significant breeze
Jun5.3Light breeze12.8Significant breeze
Jul5.3Light breeze12.8Significant breeze
Aug5.8Light breeze13.5Significant breeze
Sep5.3Light breeze12.6Significant breeze
Oct4.8Light breeze11Significant breeze
Nov4.5Light breeze10.4Significant breeze
Dec4.4Light breeze9.9Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan68.6%
Feb65.1%
Mar62.5%
Apr60.8%
May68.5%
Jun76.4%
Jul82%
Aug83.4%
Sep85.1%
Oct80.1%
Nov74.6%
Dec73.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Makati?

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 Makati, the Philippines is January, followed by April 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 Makati 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

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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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 69.7 in December means 69.7% of the tourists vs. January.


Overall Makati Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 94.9°F (34.9°C) and 89.6°F (32°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 5 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 the most precipitation with 7 to 13 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Makati, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 89.8°F (32.1°C) and 87.5°F (30.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 14 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 Makati to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 89.6°F (32°C) and 85.8°F (29.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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