Boracay has a tropical climate, with an average temperate of around 30°C (88°F) and humidity of 75%.
The rainy season (Habagat) begins around June and ends in late October; rain showers tend to be very heavy but are short in duration, often occurring at night or early in the morning leaving most of the day for getting around. There are times though, when Boracay seems to experience days of rain.
The dry season (Amihan) runs from November to May, and this is the best time to visit if you are a Kitesurfer, or want to learn. The hottest months are March-May when mid-day temperatures can reach 39°C (102°F). The coolest period is in December with day time temperatures in the high 20s or low 30s on most days, and dropping lower in evenings and early mornings.
Hotel Bookings are at their highest peak in the dry months, and rooms should be booked 3-4 months in advance for prime dates such as Christmas, New Year, Chinese New Year, Holy Week, Laboracay and Halloween. Room rates also tend to be more expensive during this time.
The Best Times To Visit Boracay
Christmas, New Year, Chinese New Year, Holy Week, Labour Weekend and Halloween are, increasingly, the most popular times for visitors to visit the island and advance bookings of Boracay hotels and Boracay tours are recommended during these periods.
Christmas, New Year and Holy Week are the most popular times to visit for families and groups of friends. The island and hotels, bars and restaurants host lots of events, special meals and parties. New Years Eve, is particularly good with amazing firework displays taking place all along White Beach. party-goers should be aware that all Bars and Clubs are required to stop music from 11.45pm on Good Friday and Black Saturday
Labour Weekend, tagged in 2014 as 'LaBoracay', is a 4-5 day long weekend when people descend on the island for all-day, all-night parties. Be prepared for lots of beautiful young people parading the beach, soaking up the sun and generally being young and having fun. Many promoters and companies, such as Nestea, Globe, Viber and Boracay Rum run events, with world-renowned DJ's such as Steve Aoike helping crowds to party in to the night!
Halloween, has emerged as a big event on the island over the last 4 years; each year the costumes get bigger and better and many resorts, bars, restaurants and clubs host parties or parades, with prizes for the best costumes.