Geography and Climate

Geography and Climate

Surrounded by neighboring islands as if to protect a great treasure, Bohol is situated at the central part of Visayas (Region 7). Because of its location, this majestic province is often spared by deadly typhoons coming from the Pacific. This turtle-shaped island has a tropical climate, thus blessed with a wealthy ecosystem that helps in promoting tourism in Bohol.

From November to April, the northeast monsoon (amihan) prevails. This period is the mildest time of the year experiencing only a few rainshowers. Daytime temperatures average 28°C, cooling down at night to around 25°C. The summer season from May to July brings higher temperatures and very humid days. From August to October comes the southwest monsoon (habagat). The weather during this season is not very predictable, with weeks of calm weather alternating with rainy days. It can rain any day of the year, but a higher chance of heavy showers occurs from November to January.