When is the best time to go to Havana?

When is the best time to go to Havana? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Havana are January, February, March, April, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • The rainiest months are June, July, August, September and October
  • The best months for swimming are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November

Annual weather in Havana

For full information about the climate and weather in Havana a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 68°F/79°F
February 68°F/83°F
March 70°F/85°F
April 76°F/90°F
May 77°F/90°F
June 79°F/90°F
July 81°F/92°F
August 79°F/92°F
September 79°F/92°F
October 77°F/88°F
November 72°F/83°F
December 70°F/81°F

Weather and climate in Havana

Havana enjoys a tropical savanna climate (with dry winter) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Havana is 86°F (ranging from 79°F in january to 92°F in july). Annual rainfall is 62.3in, with a minimum of 1.1in in march and a maximum of 9.4in in august.
  • From january to may the climate is good. By early evening, the temperature averages 81°F and it rains in may about 7.1in.
  • Between the months of june and september the climate is okay. At lunchtime, it's 90°F in average and, in september, 15 days of rain are expected.
  • From october to december the climate is favorable. By early evening, the temperature averages 74°F and it rains in december about 2in.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Havana

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Havana: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Havana

Find out when Havana has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Havana

  • Very low season in Havana
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: May, June and October.
  • Low season in Havana
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: July, August and September.
  • High season in Havana
    The number of visitors to Havana is high in: March and November.
  • Peak season in Havana
    The largest number of tourists visiting Havana is during: January, February, April and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Havana month by month

Best time for low prices in Havana

Average prices of hotels in Havana month by month

Generally, April is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Havana. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, July is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price for flights to Havana

A return flight between London and Havana is generally cheaper if you go in september ($ 653 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 594 more for your airline ticket to Havana if you go in august.

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Average price of hiring a car in Havana

On average, it costs $ 28 per day to hire a car in Havana. This price varies by $ 4.8 depending on the month. In february, hiring a car costs an average of $ 26 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in july is $ 30.

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