Climate and Average Weather Year Round in the Philippines

We show the climate in the Philippines by comparing the average weather in 3 representative places: Manila, Davao, and Cebu City.

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Average High and Low Temperature in the Philippines

Average High and Low Temperature in the PhilippinesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec74°F74°F76°F76°F78°F78°F80°F80°F82°F82°F84°F84°F86°F86°F88°F88°F90°F90°F92°F92°F94°F94°F80749385787591877990NowNowManilaManilaDavaoDavaoCebu CityCebu City
The daily average high and low air temperature at 2 meters above the ground.
HighJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Manila 86°F87°F90°F93°F92°F90°F88°F87°F87°F87°F87°F86°F
Davao 87°F88°F89°F91°F90°F89°F88°F89°F89°F90°F89°F88°F
Cebu City 85°F86°F87°F89°F90°F89°F88°F88°F88°F87°F87°F86°F
LowJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Manila 74°F75°F77°F79°F80°F79°F78°F78°F78°F78°F77°F75°F
Davao 75°F75°F76°F77°F78°F77°F77°F77°F76°F76°F76°F76°F
Cebu City 76°F76°F77°F78°F79°F78°F77°F77°F77°F77°F77°F76°F

Manila

Average Hourly Temperature in ManilaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowwarmhotcomfortable

Davao

Average Hourly Temperature in DavaoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowwarmwarmhot

Cebu City

Average Hourly Temperature in Cebu CityJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowwarmhot
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Chance of Clearer Skies in the Philippines

Chance of Clearer Skies in the PhilippinesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%5363312408NowNowManilaManilaDavaoDavaoCebu CityCebu City
The percentage of time the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy (i.e., less than 60% of the sky is covered by clouds).
Clearer SkiesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Manila 48%52%50%35%13%7%8%7%9%16%27%40%
Davao 25%29%31%27%17%14%15%14%13%15%17%20%
Cebu City 29%35%38%30%15%9%8%8%9%12%16%23%

Daily Chance of Precipitation in the Philippines

Daily Chance of Precipitation in the PhilippinesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%701245235114NowNowManilaManilaDavaoDavaoCebu CityCebu City
The percentage of days in which precipitation is observed, excluding trace quantities.
Days of Precip.JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Manila 6.6d5.0d4.1d5.1d11.5d17.0d20.2d21.2d19.0d16.1d13.9d12.1d
Davao 10.6d7.9d7.4d8.5d11.5d12.9d12.3d12.0d12.4d12.8d11.0d9.9d
Cebu City 9.2d6.8d5.8d4.9d7.9d12.9d13.5d11.9d13.0d15.2d13.0d11.8d

Average Monthly Rainfall in the Philippines

Average Monthly Rainfall in the PhilippinesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2 in2 in4 in4 in6 in6 in8 in8 in10 in10 in12 in12 in14 in14 in16 in16 in13.81.26.03.11.5NowNowManilaManilaDavaoDavaoCebu CityCebu City
The average rainfall accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question.
RainfallJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Manila 2.0″1.6″1.3″1.6″4.5″8.8″12.2″13.6″10.8″8.6″6.7″5.7″
Davao 5.2″4.1″3.1″3.7″4.8″5.9″5.2″5.3″5.5″5.6″4.7″4.0″
Cebu City 3.4″2.6″1.8″1.5″2.6″5.3″5.5″4.5″5.1″6.0″4.9″4.4″

Hours of Daylight in the Philippines

Hours of Daylight in the PhilippinesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec4 hr4 hr6 hr6 hr8 hr8 hr10 hr10 hr12 hr12 hr14 hr14 hr16 hr16 hr18 hr18 hr20 hr20 hr13.011.3NowNowManilaManilaDavaoDavaoCebu CityCebu City
The number of hours during which the Sun is at least partly above the horizon.
DaylightJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Manila 11.4h11.7h12.1h12.5h12.8h13.0h12.9h12.6h12.2h11.8h11.4h11.3h
Davao 11.8h11.9h12.1h12.3h12.4h12.5h12.5h12.3h12.1h12.0h11.8h11.7h
Cebu City 11.6h11.8h12.1h12.4h12.6h12.7h12.7h12.4h12.2h11.9h11.6h11.5h

Chance of Muggy Conditions in the Philippines

Chance of Muggy Conditions in the PhilippinesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%10096100100NowNowManilaManilaDavaoDavaoCebu CityCebu City
The percentage of time that is muggy, oppressive, or miserable (i.e., a dew point greater than 65°F).
Muggy daysJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Manila 30.0d27.4d30.8d30.0d31.0d30.0d31.0d31.0d30.0d31.0d29.9d30.4d
Davao 31.0d28.0d31.0d30.0d31.0d30.0d31.0d31.0d30.0d31.0d30.0d31.0d
Cebu City 31.0d28.0d31.0d30.0d31.0d30.0d31.0d31.0d30.0d31.0d30.0d31.0d

Average Wind Speed in the Philippines

Average Wind Speed in the PhilippinesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph2 mph2 mph4 mph4 mph6 mph6 mph8 mph8 mph10 mph10 mph12 mph12 mph14 mph14 mph10.05.95.54.412.67.1NowNowManilaManilaDavaoDavaoCebu CityCebu City
The average of mean hourly wind speeds at 10 meters above the ground.
Wind Speed (mph)JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Manila 9.69.28.67.06.16.37.07.76.66.98.79.9
Davao 5.05.25.14.74.74.95.25.45.14.84.54.6
Cebu City 12.512.311.610.08.07.68.38.98.18.19.711.5

Average Water Temperature in the Philippines

Average Water Temperature in the PhilippinesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec79°F79°F80°F80°F81°F81°F82°F82°F83°F83°F84°F84°F85°F85°F86°F86°F868085828581NowNowManilaManilaDavaoDavaoCebu CityCebu City
The daily average wide-area surface water temperature.
Water Temp.JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Manila 80°F80°F82°F84°F86°F86°F85°F84°F84°F84°F83°F81°F
Davao 82°F82°F82°F84°F85°F85°F84°F84°F84°F85°F84°F83°F
Cebu City 81°F81°F82°F83°F85°F85°F85°F84°F85°F85°F84°F82°F

Tourism Score in the Philippines

Tourism Score in the PhilippinesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810106.22.15.03.35.32.6NowNowManilaManilaDavaoDavaoCebu CityCebu City
The tourism score, which favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F.

Beach/Pool Score in the Philippines

Beach/Pool Score in the PhilippinesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810107.13.46.14.7NowNowCebu CityCebu City
The beach/pool score, which favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F.

Growing Season in the Philippines

Growing Season in the PhilippinesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%20%20%40%40%60%60%80%80%100%100%NowNowManilaManilaDavaoDavaoCebu CityCebu City
The percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season, defined as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

Growing Degree Days in the Philippines

Growing Degree Days in the PhilippinesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2,000°F2,000°F4,000°F4,000°F6,000°F6,000°F8,000°F8,000°F10,000°F10,000°F12,000°F12,000°FNowNowManilaManilaDavaoDavaoCebu CityCebu City
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, where growing degree days are defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature (50°F in this case).

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in the Philippines

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in the PhilippinesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh6.74.06.14.56.54.0NowNowManilaManilaDavaoDavaoCebu CityCebu City
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter.
Solar Energy (kWh)JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Manila 5.26.06.66.55.34.34.04.04.04.44.54.6
Davao 4.85.56.06.05.34.74.64.84.84.74.64.5
Cebu City 4.95.76.46.45.44.24.14.24.24.24.24.4

This report illustrates the typical weather for Manila, Davao, and Cebu City year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

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