Boracay has a tropical climate. Temperature and humidity are high throughout the year. The weather in Boracay is divided into two main seasons:
The South-West monsoon (Habagat) from June to October is characterized by rainy weather. In the Habagat season hotels offer lower rates for their accommodations in Boracay. On the other hand, the North-East monsoon (Amihan). It occurs from November to May and is dominated by little rainfall or no rain. This is the peak season in Boracay.
The best time to visit Boracay is from end-November to April. Temperatures are between 25°C and 32°C and it is mostly dry apart from some rain showers. During this period wind comes from easterly direction. The hottest time of the year in Boracay is from May until about mid-July. Temperatures can reach up to 38°C.
The phase between June to October is known as the rainy season in Boracay. It does not mean that it must rain consistently in these months, but prolonged heavy rain is likely. The temperatures and humidity are high with strong winds to blow from the west over the island.
Sometimes typhoons and tropical cyclones (bagyos) move across the Philippine archipelago. From June to December tropical storms and typhoons can afflict the island of Boracay.
The Climate chart below contains the average monthly temperatures and precipitation amount in Boracay, Western Visayas.
|Climate Chart - Boracay||Jan||Feb||Mar||Apr||May||Jun||Jul||Aug||Sep||Oct||Nov||Dec|
|Daytime Temperatures °C||29||30||31||32||33||33||31||30||30||31||30||30|
|Night-Time Temperatures °C||22||22||23||24||25||24||24||24||24||24||24||23|
|Ø Rain Days / Month||5||3||3||5||8||15||15||16||15||14||11||9|
|Thunderstorm in Boracay|