Palawan is the safest island in the Philippine archipelago. There are no volcanoes, no earthquakes. Typhoons visiting the Philippines annually pass far North of the island, rarely engaging the North of the island – Coron and El Nido. The climate of the island consists of two pronounced seasons: relatively dry from November to April and wet during the rest of the year. Left approximate annual table of temperature and precipitation on the island. If you want to travel on the island with the most comfortable temperature, you should choose the period from mid-november (the rainy season almost over) to mid-march. If you want to catch the hottest weather, then you need to select the dates from mid march to end of may. Forecast look on the following websites Pagasa and Weather.com.ph.
The climate in Puerto Princesa cooler than El Nido. There is often the winds blow from the sea, which provides a pleasant cool and fresh air. Usually the temperature in El Nido are always higher. The best time for diving in El Nido from March to may. If your plan to go to the national Park Reefs of Tubbataha, 160 km from Puerto Princesa, you should visit Palawan from mid-march to mid-june, when the sea is in the region of Sulu sea is calm. From April to November in the good days in Puerto Princesa, you can swim with whale sharks!
Location: Palawan / City: Puerto Princesa
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Unique excursion in the waters of the Honda Bay city of Puerto Princesa. You can personally meet with the largest of all living in the moment fish. From April to November on certain days the tours starts when sharks in the wild came to this area and when weather is allow boat go to the sea! Long whale shark reaches 20 m. and weight – 15 tons. They are peaceful and safe for human, they eat only plankton. Be informed, the number of guests is limited – 30 persons per day.
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Weather In the Philippines
In the months of June, July, August, September and October on the most parts of the Philippines, but not all, rainy or cloudy weather. Great time to visit Philippines in January and February. In March and April very hot weather with occasional rains, in the Philippines it is known as “summer.” At the same time, Eastern Mindanao, southern Leyte, Eastern Samar and Southeast Luzon – is rainy from November to January and relatively dry in the other months of the year, when the bulk of the country’s rain-drenched!
The map shows the four climatic zones on the Islands, where; 1. Red zone: two distinct seasons. The climate is dry from November to April, wet from may to October. 2. Blue zone: no dry season. A large part of the Eastern seaboard-including Eastern Mindanao, Siargao, southern Leyte, Samar, Eastern and Southeast Luzon – is rainy from November to January and pretty dry for the rest of the year. 3. Yellow zone: relatively dry climate from November to April. Wet from may to October (Boracay island, Cebu) 4. Green zone: rainfall more or less evenly distributed throughout the year.