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Best time to visit Bacolod, Philippines

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The best time to visit Bacolod is January-February

Are you looking to travel to Bacolod and want to find out when’s the best time to visit? You’re in the right place! The perfect time to visit Bacolod is January-February due to the excellent weather conditions, and you might even find that the cost of flights and accommodation are lower than if you travel during the peak holiday seasons.

During the warmer months, temperatures in Bacolod can rise to a maximum of 34℃ (93℉). The average low temperatures in winter float around 24℃ (75℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about 23℃ (73℉).

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Bacolod when the days are longest, you should visit in May. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Bacolod in July – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Learn everything you need to know to help you decide when to go to Bacolod below, and don’t forget to use the awesome travel tools we know and love to help you find the best deals and make booking your vacation a breeze!

Warmest month

May

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

May

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Bacolod seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Bacolod as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Bacolod is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Bacolod

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Bacolod for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Bacolod climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Bacolod for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Bacolod in January

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 57mm (2") over 18 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bacolod in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Bacolod in February

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 32mm (1") over 11 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bacolod in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Bacolod in March

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 34mm (1") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bacolod in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Bacolod in April

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 46mm (2") over 15 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bacolod in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Bacolod in May

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 154mm (6") over 25 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bacolod in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Bacolod in June

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 198mm (8") over 27 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bacolod in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Bacolod in July

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 1 days
  • Average rainfall: 212mm (8") over 29 days
1 days
of pure sunshine
29 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bacolod in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Bacolod in August

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 167mm (7") over 28 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
28 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bacolod in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Bacolod in September

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 187mm (7") over 27 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bacolod in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Bacolod in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 164mm (6") over 27 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bacolod in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Bacolod in November

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 136mm (5") over 20 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bacolod in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Bacolod in December

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 113mm (4") over 18 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bacolod in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Bacolod is usually May, where temperatures tend to rise to around 31℃ (88℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Bacolod is generally around February. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in February first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Bacolod is generally around July, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of July too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Bacolod, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in May are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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