When is the best time to go to Palawan?

When is the best time to go to Palawan? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Palawan, the weather is good everywhere in February and March
  • The best months to go to Puerto Princesa are February, March and April
  • On average, it is hot all year round in Puerto Princesa
  • The rainiest months in this city are June, July, August, September, October and December
  • Coron is the city with the best climate, with good weather 7 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Puerto Princesa

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Palawan for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 83°F
7 to 22 days*
February 83°F
4 to 14 days*
March 83°F to 85°F
5 to 15 days*
April 85°F
7 to 17 days*
May 86°F
15 to 23 days*
June 86°F
21 to 27 days*
July 85°F
23 to 29 days*
August 85°F
19 to 26 days*
September 85°F
22 to 26 days*
October 85°F
18 to 26 days*
November 85°F
12 to 25 days*
December 83°F to 85°F
11 to 23 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Palawan island by cities

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Puerto Princesa

Puerto Princesa

The best months to go to Puerto Princesa are february, march and april.



The best months to go to Coron are january, february, march, april, may, november and december.

El Nido

El Nido

The best months to go to El Nido are january, february, march, april, november and december.

Temperatures and rainfall in Palawan

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Palawan island and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Puerto Princesa, Coron, El Nido, Port Barton and Sabang, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

Where to go in Palawan?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Puerto Princesa85°F85°F86°F88°F88°F88°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F
El Nido83°F83°F85°F86°F88°F88°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F85°F
Port Barton85°F83°F85°F86°F88°F88°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F85°F
Dumaran Island85°F83°F85°F86°F88°F88°F86°F86°F86°F86°F86°F85°F


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About Palawan island

What can I do in Palawan?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage


Family travel

Crafts / shopping



Is this weather information for Palawan island reliable?

Climate data for Palawan island has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Palawan island allows us to determine the average for each month in Puerto Princesa, Coron, El Nido, Port Barton, Sabang, Bataraza, Busuanga, Dumaran Island, and 2 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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