Although wet season doesn't mean everyday downpours, dry season from November to April is the best time to visit the Philippines. March and April are slightly hotter and Easter holidays usually are booked out, so December–February are the most pleasant months. Winter is also full of special bright events like Ati-Atihan Festival or Feast of the Black Nazarene. It's also the best time to enjoy beach season and activities like snorkelling, hiking, and rafting. You can easily mess with typhoons in the wettest months of July, August, and September which can cause the cancellation of flights. Anyway, whenever you decide to visit the Philippines, there is always a chance to face typhoons as the weather is quite unpredictable. May and November are known for price cuts and moderate crowds and are considered to be perfect months for enjoying the archipelago's lush sceneries.