The best times to visit Subic Bay for ideal weather are

January 22nd to April 15th

or

November 19th to December 23rd

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

 

 


Other Subic Bay Travel Info

Weather in Subic Bay

Temperature

Average temperatures in Subic Bay 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 15th 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 Subic Bay, the hottest months are April, May, and then March. 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 76.1°F (24.5°C) at night.

Subic Bay Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Subic Bay 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.

Subic Bay Perceived Temperature (F)

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Subic Bay Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Subic Bay 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

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 88.7 79.6 72.3
Feb 90.8 80.8 72.5
Mar 93.5 82.8 74
Apr 94.7 84.5 75.5
May 92.8 84.2 76
Jun 90.2 82.5 75.7
Jul 88.8 81.4 74.8
Aug 88 81 74.7
Sep 88.7 81 74.7
Oct 89.4 81.4 74.4
Nov 90.2 81.3 74.2
Dec 89.4 80.5 73.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 31.5 26.4 22.4
Feb 32.7 27.1 22.5
Mar 34.2 28.2 23.3
Apr 34.8 29.2 24.2
May 33.8 29 24.4
Jun 32.3 28.1 24.3
Jul 31.6 27.4 23.8
Aug 31.1 27.2 23.7
Sep 31.5 27.2 23.7
Oct 31.9 27.4 23.6
Nov 32.3 27.4 23.4
Dec 31.9 26.9 23.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Subic Bay are March, February, and then December. 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 are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late August to early September with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of August 27th.

When can you find snow in Subic Bay? 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 Subic Bay.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 12% 0 2.6
Feb 6% 0 0.7
Mar 6% 0 0.8
Apr 8% 0 1.7
May 24% 0 8.7
Jun 49% 0 18.4
Jul 52% 0 21
Aug 56% 0 27.6
Sep 55% 0 30.1
Oct 33% 0 11.1
Nov 16% 0 3.7
Dec 7% 0 2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 12 0 6.6
Feb 6 0 1.8
Mar 6 0 2
Apr 8 0 4.3
May 24 0 22.1
Jun 49 0 46.7
Jul 52 0 53.3
Aug 56 0 70.1
Sep 55 0 76.5
Oct 33 0 28.2
Nov 16 0 9.4
Dec 7 0 5.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Subic Bay has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is March (57.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (77.7%).

Wind in Subic Bay is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by March and February. January’s average wind speed of around 7.2 knots (8.3 MPH or 13.4 KPH) is considered “a gentle 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 15.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 7.2 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Feb 6.8 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Mar 7.2 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Apr 6.4 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
May 5.5 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Jun 5.9 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Jul 5.8 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Aug 6.4 Light breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Sep 5.3 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Oct 5.5 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Nov 6.1 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Dec 6.7 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 61.9%
Feb 60%
Mar 57.5%
Apr 59.1%
May 67%
Jun 73.4%
Jul 76.2%
Aug 77.7%
Sep 77.3%
Oct 71.6%
Nov 67.3%
Dec 64.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Subic Bay?

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 Subic Bay, the Philippines is November, followed by December and June. 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 Subic Bay in August. 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 56.9 in August means 56.9% of the tourists vs. November.

 

 

Overall Subic Bay 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 90.4°F (32.4°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 7 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 the most precipitation with 15 to 17 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Subic Bay, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 90.6°F (32.6°C) and 88.1°F (31.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 5 to 17 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Subic Bay to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 92.4°F (33.6°C) and 88°F (31.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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