Zamboanga City, officially the City of Zamboanga is a 1st class highly urbanized city in the Zamboanga Peninsula of the Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 861,799 people. It is the 6th most populous and 3rd largest city by land area in the Philippines.
Average temperatures in Zamboanga vary barely at all. The temperatures feel hot all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some, in the 18th percentile for pleasant weather compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weatherare listedabove.If you’re looking for the verywarmest time to visit Zamboanga, the hottest months are June, March, and then July. The warmest time of year is generally early June where highs are regularly around 32.9°C with temperatures rarely dropping below 25.2°C at night.
Cotabato Airport - Cotabato Airport or also called as the Awang Airport operates for the Cotabato City, Maguindanao, and North Cotabato areas. It handles only domestic flights such as Philippine Airlines by PAL Express, Cebu Pacific by Cebgo and Cebu Pacific. The distance between this airport and the city is around 7 kilometres which take only 16 minutes of riding a car. There are several taxis available at the entrance of the airport. By taking a taxi, the taxi fare is around PHP 126.84.
Zamboanga International Airport - The Zamboanga International Airport has a 2,610-metre primary runway and can serve international flights and bigger planes such as the C-17 Globemaster III, Antonov An-124, Airbus A330 and Boeing 747. The government has already earmarked more than 240 million pesos to complete the rehabilitation of the existing facilities of the airport. The airport was ranked the tenth busiest airport in the Philippines in 2008.
Zamboanga’s climate is under the hot sun for most of the time. Usually, it will be warm and sunny throughout the years with little rains except for typhoon season which the weather can be unpredictable with heavy rains and thunderstorm. The average maximum temperature in Zamboanga is around 27 and 33 degree Celsius, while the average minimum is about 20 and 24 degree Celsius. While around December to February will be the peak of seasons because it will be the warm and pleasant season of the year. If you plan to visit Zamboanga during this season, make sure you book your flight and hotel early as both fill up quickly.