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.
Makati Travel Guide
Weather in Makati
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)
Makati 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.
Makati Perceived Temperature (F)
Makati Perceived Temperature (C)
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.
|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 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.
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Makati.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Makati (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
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.
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||5.1||Light breeze||11.2||Significant breeze|
|Feb||5.7||Light breeze||11.1||Significant breeze|
|Mar||6.2||Light breeze||11.4||Significant breeze|
|Apr||6.1||Light breeze||11.7||Significant breeze|
|May||5.5||Light breeze||12.1||Significant breeze|
|Jun||5.3||Light breeze||12.8||Significant breeze|
|Jul||5.3||Light breeze||12.8||Significant breeze|
|Aug||5.8||Light breeze||13.5||Significant breeze|
|Sep||5.3||Light breeze||12.6||Significant breeze|
|Oct||4.8||Light breeze||11||Significant breeze|
|Nov||4.5||Light breeze||10.4||Significant breeze|
|Dec||4.4||Light breeze||9.9||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
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 Mar 17, 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 Feb 08, 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
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.