Cuba: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go ?

Find the perfect time to go to Cuba from average weather conditions in many locations like Cayo Largo or Cayo Santa Maria right here.

Best time to go in Caribbean?

When is the best time to go in Cuba ?

Cuba is attractive and popular with tourists throughout the year. Therefore, one has a vast choice of periods to combine the preferred cultural discoveries with relaxing days. If one desires to visit Cuba, in reference to the best climatic period, one should choose the dry season which runs from November to April. However, as this period also coincides with the peak tourist season, one's overall travel budget may be more costly, in comparison to a travel budget during the low tourist season.

From May to October, Cuba is faced with the wet season although the weather is still beautiful enough to allow tourists to wander among the streets, enjoy the sun, discover the old colonial buildings and take a ride aboard an old, yet still gleaming car. Cubans are in fact known as masters in the art of old vehicle restoration for generations, as much as they are also masters in the art of partying. If one enjoys mingling with the crowd, do not miss the carnival of Santiago, which takes place in July. If one decides to visit Cuba outside of the high season, the opportunity to discover this wondrous island in all its authenticity is also possible.

So, what is the best time to go in Cuba? Here is some more information to help you in your decision:

  • In Cuba, the weather is good everywhere in January, February, March and April
  • The most favorable months to visit Havana are January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Havana are April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • The rainiest month in this city are June, July, August and September
  • Varadero is the city with the best climate with favorable weather 12 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Havana are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November

For all information about the climate and the weather city by city in Cuba for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
partially perfect weather Cuba in january
partially perfect weather Cuba in february
partially perfect weather Cuba in march
partially perfect weather Cuba in april
partially good weather Cuba in may
partially good weather Cuba in june
partially good weather Cuba in july
partially good weather Cuba in august
partially good weather Cuba in september
partially good weather Cuba in october
partially good weather Cuba in november
partially good weather Cuba in december

When to go in Cuba by cities

Cayo Coco

Best time to visit Cayo Coco

The best months to visit Cayo Coco are january, february, march, april, may, june, october, november et december.

Havana

Best time to visit Havana

The best months to visit Havana are january, february, march, april, may, october, november et december.

Santiago de Cuba

Best time to visit Santiago de Cuba

The best months to visit Santiago de Cuba are january, february, march, april, may, july, october, november et december.

Trinidad

Best time to visit Trinidad

The best months to visit Trinidad are january, february, march, april, may, november et december.

Varadero

Best time to visit Varadero

The best months to visit Varadero are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november et december.


Climate and Weather of Cuba

Located just off the US coast, Cuba has an overall pleasant weather and a moderate subtropical climate with a predominance for warm temperatures. There are generally two seasons that pass throughout the year, the dry season from late November to May and the rainy season from June to October or November. The latter is characterized by particularly heavy but short rain, especially at the very end of the day. Additionally, the rainy season in Cuba is particularly warm.

Cuba : Cuba

The Cuban climate is mild throughout the entire year, thanks to its optimal location at the entrance of the Gulf of Mexico - there are on average 330 sunny days per year! The sea temperature appears pleasant throughout the whole of the island and it is even more so in the further south, especially towards Santiago de Cuba where the water can climb an easy 2 or 3° C higher. The climate in Cuba is also characterized by the presence of many cyclones between the months of June and November, with October being the most affected month - especially when looking at Havana, the capital - which is generally more exposed due to its location on the north coast of the island. During the dry season, temperatures can drop drastically in the evening, refreshing somewhat the ambient atmosphere, especially with the cold winds coming in through the north of the island.

To the west of Cuba, there are a few drier, desert-like areas where one will feel less ambient humidity.


Temperatures and rainfall in Cuba

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Cuba and rainfall month by month for the cities of of Cayo Coco, of Havana, of Santiago de Cuba, of Trinidad et of Varadero, as well as the sea temperature months by month for the coastal cities..


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Map of Cuba

Hover on cities to obtain information about weather.


About of Cuba

What to do in Cuba ?

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Are these weather information for Cuba reliable?

Climate data for Cuba are raised every day since January 2009.Also, the analysis of these meteorological data for Cuba allows us to determine the average for each month in Cayo Coco, Havana, Santiago de Cuba, Trinidad, Varadero, Baracoa, Camagüey, Cayo Guillermo, Cayo Largo, Cayo Punta del Canto, Cayo Santa Maria, Cienfuegos, Holguín, Morón, Playa Larga, San José de las Lajas, Santa Clara, Soroa et Vinales.

So yes: these data are reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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