Located approximately 600 kilometers from Manila, Tacloban is a first-class highly urbanized city in the Philippines. It acts as the regional center of the region of Eastern Visayas and the provincial capital of Leyte. From 20th October 1944 to 27th February 1945, Tacloban was briefly the capital of the Philippines under the Commonwealth Government. The City of Tacloban is subdivided into 138 barangays, each having its own council. According to the 2015 census, Tacloban has a population of 242,089, making it the most populous city in the Eastern Visayas. The major population uses Waray as their native language. Tacloban is one of the fastest-growing cities in the Philippines. It ranks as the fifth most competitive city in the Philippines, and second in the emerging cities category.
If you're looking for the very warmest time to visit Tacloban, the hottest months are May, June, and then August. The warmest time of year is generally mid-May, where the highest is around 90.2°F (32.3°C) with the lowest is about 78.1°F (25.6°C) at night.
Iloilo International Airport - The Iloilo International Airport is an international airport that serves Iloilo province. It is also known as Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Iloilo by locals. The airport is located within Cabatuan, Iloilo. The distance between this airport to the nearest town, which is Iloilo City is 24 kilometers. The airlines that operate in this airport is Air Juan, Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines and Philippine AirAsia. This airport consists of two terminals, which is the passenger and cargo terminal. Iloilo International Airport has various shops and food stalls for you to visit while waiting for your plane to arrive or depart. For your convenience, it is easy to go in and out of the airport due to many types of transportation available in Iloilo International Airport for visitors.
Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport - . This airport is also referred to as Tacloban City Airport and also an airport serving the general area of Tacloban. Named after a former speaker of the Philippine House of Representatives, Daniel Z. Romualdez, the airport is classified as a Class 1 principal (major domestic) airport by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines. There is also another airport named after one of the member's families which is Imelda Romualdez-Marcos, the wife of the late President Ferdinand Marcos being Imelda R. Marcos Airport in Mati. As of 2017, Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport is ranked as the eighth-busiest and the third-fastest growing airport by passenger volume out of the 45 commercial airports in the Philippines.
Tacloban has a tropical rainforest climate and had experienced numerous cyclones. The city usually hot and wet throughout the year and rainfall is both heavy and frequent. There is no dry season, which means all months have mean precipitation values of at least 60 millimeters. The average high (daytime) temperature for the year in Tacloban is 31.1 °C (88.0 °F). The warmest month on average is May with an average daytime temperature of 32.3 °C (90.1 °F). The coolest month on average in January and February, with an average (nighttime) temperature of 23.4 °C (74.1 °F). The highest recorded temperature was 38.0 °C (100.4 °F), recorded in 6th April 1924 and in August. The lowest recorded temperature in Tacloban is 17.5 °C (63.5 °F) which was recorded in December.