In Cagayan de Oro, rains
are evenly distributed through out the year. There is more rain from June to October (wet season) and less from November to May (dry season).
April is the driest month with a minimum
mean of 5 rainy days. Cagayan de Oro is outside the Pacific Typhoon
belt and is not directly visited by a tropical cyclone. However,
the city can still be affected by heavy rains that could disrupt
airline and shipping operations.
Philippine summer starts from March
to May and is the peak season for local tourist travel. April,
May and August (due to the northern hemisphere weather) are the
warmest months of the year while January and February are the coldest
months of the year. The highest temperature recorded was in May
1998 at 36 degrees C or 97 degrees F.
Average Temperature ...................
28 degrees C or 82 degrees F
Maximum Mean Temperature ........ 31 degrees C or 88 degrees F
Minimum Mean Temperature ......... 22 degrees C or 72 degrees F
Relative Humidity ........................... 81 %
Note: Values has been rounded off to the nearest
whole value for quick reference.
Due to the warm and humid climate, casual
clothing (cotton fabric) is acceptable in almost all places and
occasions. An umbrella is always handy during the monsoon and
warm sunny days. When outdoors, apply some sunscreen.
Weather conditions throughout the Philippines have been erratic for the past decade. In 1998 and 1999, Cagayan
de Oro experienced both the lowest and the highest recorded rainfall
in decades. This was due to the El Niño and La Niña
phenomena which has disrupted weather patterns through out the