May is a still a good time to visit Boracay; however May brings mixed weather as the wet season approaches.
You can still expect clear sunny skies and sea breezes in the morning, with brief afternoon rain showers that become more frequent from the middle of May onwards.
May is one of the hottest months in Boracay when temperatures reach an average high of 33°C (91°F). Sea temperature rises to a warm 30°C (86°F).
May provides good conditions for water sports including scuba diving, wind surfing and kite surfing.
The west coast beaches are calm and best for swimming, while the more windy east coast beaches offer excellent conditions for wind surfing and kite surfing.
But by the end of the month you may find conditions starting to reverse as the seasons change, with the west coast beaches becoming windier and the east coast beaches becoming calmer.
|Ave Temp (°C)||28°C (82°F)|
|Ave High Temp (°C)||33°C (91°F)|
|Ave Low Temp (°C)||25°C (77°F)|
|Sunshine (Hrs daily)||8 hours per day|
|Daylight (Hrs daily)||12||13 hours per day|
|Comfort Level||Very high heat & 81% humidity|
|Days with some Rain||10 days|
|Ave Rainfall (mm)||191mm|
|Sea Temp (°C)||30°C (86°F)|
The best time to visit Boracay is during the dry season from November to April. For the best weather, visit from February to April, when you can expect clear sunny skies and a cooling north-easterly wind with temperatures averaging 28°C (82°F).
|› January||› February||› March||› April|
|› May||› June||› July||› August|
|› September||› October||› November||› December|
Note: Meteorological data is sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
Latest update: Boracay weather in May: 26 October, 2019
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