The best times to visit Vigan for ideal weather are

November 5th to May 6th

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

 

 


Other Vigan Travel Info

Weather in Vigan

Temperature

Average temperatures in Vigan vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 18th 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 Vigan, the hottest months are May, June, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early May where highs are regularly around 91.5°F (33.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.6°F (24.2°C) at night.

Vigan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Vigan 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.

Vigan Perceived Temperature (F)

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Vigan Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Vigan 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 86 77.4 69.1
Feb 86.6 78.5 70
Mar 88.9 81.1 72.6
Apr 90.3 83.1 74.9
May 91.2 83.8 75.8
Jun 90.4 83.1 76.1
Jul 88.5 81.6 74.9
Aug 87.2 80.8 74.7
Sep 87.8 81.2 74.7
Oct 88.1 80.8 73.5
Nov 88.4 80.5 73.1
Dec 87.1 78.6 71.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30 25.2 20.6
Feb 30.3 25.8 21.1
Mar 31.6 27.3 22.6
Apr 32.4 28.4 23.8
May 32.9 28.8 24.3
Jun 32.4 28.4 24.5
Jul 31.4 27.6 23.8
Aug 30.7 27.1 23.7
Sep 31 27.3 23.7
Oct 31.2 27.1 23.1
Nov 31.3 26.9 22.8
Dec 30.6 25.9 21.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Vigan are January, March, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid August with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of August 6th.

When can you find snow in Vigan? 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 Vigan.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Vigan (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 1% 0 0.1
Feb 1% 0 0.1
Mar 1% 0 0.1
Apr 5% 0 1.4
May 22% 0 5.7
Jun 40% 0 11.6
Jul 47% 0 17.2
Aug 54% 0 26.9
Sep 47% 0 14.4
Oct 19% 0 5.8
Nov 7% 0 1.5
Dec 3% 0 0.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 1 0 0.3
Feb 1 0 0.3
Mar 1 0 0.3
Apr 5 0 3.6
May 22 0 14.5
Jun 40 0 29.5
Jul 47 0 43.7
Aug 54 0 68.3
Sep 47 0 36.6
Oct 19 0 14.7
Nov 7 0 3.8
Dec 3 0 1.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Vigan has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (65.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (82.6%).

Wind in Vigan is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is January, followed by August and December. January’s average wind speed of around 3.9 knots (4.5 MPH or 7.2 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 8.1 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 3.9 Barely noticeable 6.8 Light breeze
Feb 3.5 Barely noticeable 6.7 Light breeze
Mar 3.5 Barely noticeable 6.9 Light breeze
Apr 3.5 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze
May 3.6 Barely noticeable 6.9 Light breeze
Jun 3.7 Barely noticeable 7.2 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.5 Barely noticeable 6.6 Light breeze
Aug 3.8 Barely noticeable 6.7 Light breeze
Sep 3.1 Barely noticeable 5.8 Light breeze
Oct 3.6 Barely noticeable 6.1 Light breeze
Nov 3.4 Barely noticeable 5.9 Light breeze
Dec 3.7 Barely noticeable 6.4 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 65.5%
Feb 68.4%
Mar 67.9%
Apr 69.2%
May 72%
Jun 76.1%
Jul 80.4%
Aug 82.6%
Sep 81.4%
Oct 76.7%
Nov 73.3%
Dec 69.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Vigan?

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 Vigan, the Philippines is April, followed by November 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 Vigan 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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 49.4 in October means 49.4% of the tourists vs. April.

 

 

Overall Vigan Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91.5°F (33.1°C) and 87.1°F (30.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 7 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 12 to 17 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Vigan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 89°F (31.7°C) and 87.1°F (30.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 2 to 14 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Vigan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87.7°F (30.9°C) and 85.7°F (29.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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