The best times to visit Surigao for ideal weather are

May 21st to June 10th

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

 

 


Other Surigao Travel Info

Weather in Surigao

Temperature

Average temperatures in Surigao 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 Surigao, the hottest months are May, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late May to early June where highs are regularly around 92.4°F (33.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.6°F (24.8°C) at night.

Surigao Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Surigao 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.

Surigao Perceived Temperature (F)

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Surigao Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Surigao 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 84.4 79.3 73.2
Feb 86.1 80.1 73.5
Mar 87.9 81.4 74.1
Apr 89.3 82.5 75.2
May 91.3 84.1 76.3
Jun 90.8 83.8 76.1
Jul 90.2 83.4 75.5
Aug 91.4 83.9 75.9
Sep 90.6 83.6 75.6
Oct 89.9 82.9 75.5
Nov 87.8 81.4 74.7
Dec 86.9 80.9 74.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 29.1 26.3 22.9
Feb 30.1 26.7 23.1
Mar 31.1 27.4 23.4
Apr 31.8 28.1 24
May 32.9 28.9 24.6
Jun 32.7 28.8 24.5
Jul 32.3 28.6 24.2
Aug 33 28.8 24.4
Sep 32.6 28.7 24.2
Oct 32.2 28.3 24.2
Nov 31 27.4 23.7
Dec 30.5 27.2 23.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Surigao are August, May, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late May to early June. For example, on the week of May 28th 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 6 days of significant precipitation the week of January 8th.

When can you find snow in Surigao? 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 Surigao.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Surigao (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 77% 0 36.4
Feb 55% 0 22.1
Mar 51% 0 15.7
Apr 42% 0 8.6
May 25% 0 3.8
Jun 33% 0 7
Jul 32% 0 4.7
Aug 24% 0 6.5
Sep 34% 0 8.3
Oct 36% 0 9
Nov 62% 0 19.5
Dec 65% 0 19.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 77 0 92.5
Feb 55 0 56.1
Mar 51 0 39.9
Apr 42 0 21.8
May 25 0 9.7
Jun 33 0 17.8
Jul 32 0 11.9
Aug 24 0 16.5
Sep 34 0 21.1
Oct 36 0 22.9
Nov 62 0 49.5
Dec 65 0 50.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Surigao has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is August (75.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (85.4%).

Wind in Surigao is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is February, followed by March and January. February’s average wind speed of around 4 knots (4.5 MPH or 7.3 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 March where average top sustained speeds reach 7.9 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 3.6 Barely noticeable 7.2 Gentle breeze
Feb 4 Light breeze 7.5 Gentle breeze
Mar 3.8 Barely noticeable 7.5 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.2 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze
May 2.5 Barely noticeable 5 Gentle breeze
Jun 2.2 Barely noticeable 4.9 Light breeze
Jul 2.5 Barely noticeable 5.1 Gentle breeze
Aug 2.4 Barely noticeable 4.9 Light breeze
Sep 2.8 Barely noticeable 5.4 Gentle breeze
Oct 2.5 Barely noticeable 5.4 Light breeze
Nov 2.8 Barely noticeable 6.1 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.2 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 85.4%
Feb 82.4%
Mar 79.8%
Apr 79.1%
May 76.2%
Jun 76.7%
Jul 77.2%
Aug 75.5%
Sep 76.5%
Oct 78%
Nov 82.3%
Dec 82.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Surigao?

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 Surigao, the Philippines is April, followed by February 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 Surigao in October. 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 56.2 in October means 56.2% of the tourists vs. April.

 

 

Overall Surigao Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 92.4°F (33.6°C) and 87°F (30.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 8 to 16 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 least precipitation with 7 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Surigao, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 91.1°F (32.8°C) and 87°F (30.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a great amount: 10 to 18 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 Surigao to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 88°F (31.1°C) and 83.2°F (28.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 16 to 24 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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