Palawan has two kinds of climate. The one that occurs in the southern and northern extremities and also the western coast has two seasons - wet and dry, each six months long. The one on the eastern coast has a short dry spell of about one to three months and no definite rainy period. While the southern region is practically free from tropical depressions, the north experiences torrential rains in July and August. The best time for tourists to visit Palawan would be the summer months from March to June.
Temperatures in Palawan range between 25°C (78°F) in January and 29°C (84°F) in May. While the strongest rainfall occurs during the month of September, there are some days that are completely dry. The weather in Palawan is dry during the months of January and February, yet it gets quite chilly at night. The two prevalent winds are the stronger northwest monsoon, which blows from June to September, and the softer northeast monsoon, which blows from October to April. The trade winds during the winter make windsurfing quite an attraction from December to April.