Dumaguete is the capital city of the Negros Oriental province. This city is referred to as "The City of Gentle People." It is a beautiful city comprised of stunning coastline, active volcanoes, amazing waterfalls, fascinating wildlife, and hiking trails galore. Besides that, Dumaguete is also known as a university city due to the presence of four universities and many other colleges where students of the province converge to enroll for tertiary education. In total, Dumaguete’s student population is about 30,000 out of 113,000 residents. The city is also a popular educational destination for students of surrounding provinces and cities in Visayas and Mindanao. One of the notable universities here is Silliman University, the first Protestant and American university in the country and Asia. Other than that, tourism, retail industries and technology-related activities, as well as IT firms, are the major sources of income for the city.
The best times to visit Dumaguete for ideal weather are from the end of February to end of March and between early of May to early of June. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Dumaguete, the hottest months are May, April, and then June. Dry season happens during March, April, and then May. As for humidity, the least humid month is April and the most humid month is January. Wind in Dumaguete is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is January, followed by February and December.
Cotabato Airport – This airport is an airport that generally serves Cotabato city and it is also known as the Awang Airport. It is classified as a major domestic airport by the Philippines's Civil Aviation Authority. Cotabato Airport is also the 20th busiest airport to operate in the Philippines with an annual number of passengers of nearly 300,000 people, aircraft movements of nearly 3,000 and these numbers are increasing year by year. However, it does not serve the city by handling major international flights. It is located in the Maguindanao province, about 7 km away from the centre of Cotabato City. An international airport is expected to be built in June 2019 to serve the Cotabato City.
Sibulan Airport- Also known as Dumaguete Airport or Dumaguete–Sibulan Airport, it is an airport serving the general area of the city of Dumaguete, located in the province of Negros Oriental in the Philippines. The airport is named after its location in the adjacent municipality of Sibulan. The airport is also classified as a Class 1 principal (major domestic) airport by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines, the body of the Department of Transportation and Communications.
Dumaguete has a tropical savannah climate with two distinct seasons which are dry and wet seasons. The wet season covers the period from June to November, and the dry season starts from December to May, the hottest being April and May. The average maximum temperature is 34.3 °C and the average minimum temperature is 22.9 °C for the past years.