Seasons in Cuba

One of the most attractive countries of the modern world, where eternal summer reigns, the socialist nature reserve with an incredibly colourful people, the birthplace of the world's best tobacco and rum – Cuba is an island state, part of the greater Antilles, is located in the Northern part of the Caribbean sea, being separated from North America by the Florida Straits.

Cuba attracts by luxurious nature, a lot of revolutionary attractions, gorgeous sandy coastline and a wide range of entertainment for every taste and budget. The island also has one peculiarity, distinguishing feature from all countries of the world. These are old vintage cars of citizens, which became a symbol of the island of Freedom and real living Museum of time.

Every year more than two million Europeans, Africans and Asians put a lot of money and survive the long transatlantic flight, to relax, to relieve stress and to taste the sweet taste of freedom on the temperament of the island, where every day, the rousing celebration and mindless fun. Cuba is striking exotic splendor of the Caribbean, white sand beaches, clear, clean and very warm turquoise water, colorful underwater life and unusual revolutionary entourage. Everything here is made primarily to please tourists descending here a decent amount of money: luxury hotels, world-class dining, entertainment and water sports. Hundreds of thousands of people come here from November to April, when Cuba is the most dry weather. In General, the holiday season lasts all year round: in summer the country is visited by those who are not afraid of high temperatures and tropical rainfall.

Seasons in Cuba is wonderful, as virtually the whole year is wonderful weather. But there are some weather features that occur in the rainy season and drought.

However, tourists wishing to relax in Cuba, you should definitely take into account the particularities of the climate zone in which is located the country. It should take into account that it is better to choose a place for relaxation and tourist facilities.


Weather and Climate

Spring in Cuba

In the spring of in Cuba reigns a comfortable atmosphere. Weather conducive to a good rest. But, unfortunately, Cuba is located in this climatic zone, characterized by seasonal rains. So here until the end of April there is a dry season, during which people are trying to leave the country due to very high temperature. This season is quickly followed by a rainy season that begins in may.

Weather in Cuba is variable: in the rainy season can be some very hot days. So spring on Liberty Island can be seen as under the scorching sun and in the pouring rain is just impossible to say. Spring often get very windy days. Rainy days in these months may not be less than four. During this time the earth has time to "cool off" and the air is changing for the better.

On the island of Cuba are found such rare and exotic animals like the smallest bird in the world Hummingbird, frog, the size of which is not more than 12 millimeters.

The climate of the spring months

(Havana)

March
Max average t°: +27 °C (80.6 °F)
Min average t°: +19 °C (66.2 °F)
Sundial in the day: 8 hours
Rainy days: 4 days
Precipitation: 45 mm (1.8")
Water t°: +26 °C (78.8 °F)
April
Max average t°: +27 °C (80.6 °F)
Min average t°: +21 °C (69.8 °F)
Sundial in the day: 7 hours
Rainy days: 4 days
Precipitation: 60 mm (2.4")
Water t°: +26 °C (78.8 °F)
May
Max average t°: +30 °C (86 °F)
Min average t°: +22 °C (71.6 °F)
Sundial in the day: 6 hours
Rainy days: 7 days
Precipitation: 120 mm (4.7")
Water t°: +26 °C (78.8 °F)

Spring holidays

  • In the spring of in Cuba following holidays:

  • March, 8 – International women's day;
  • March, 13 – the attack on the presidential Palace;
  • April, 1 – international Day of laughter;
  • May, 1 – international workers day.

Summer in Cuba

Summer in Cuba could be called really hot, as the air temperature reaches 34 degrees, at night the temperature can drop to 25 degrees. This season will be the perfect place for people who love extreme sports, especially diving, water skiing and motorcycles.

In Cuba you can spend all summer, the temperature would not drop below 19 degrees, which will not cause pressure drops in people who are particularly sensitive to weather changes. The most interesting here will stay during the carnival, which is held in Havana.

In addition, Cuba has a lot of very interesting representatives of flora and fauna, but none of them can harm person. Crocodiles and snakes can only a little scare, but not to eat or hurt.

The climate of the summer months

(Havana)

June
Max average t°: +31 °C (87.8 °F)
Min average t°: +23 °C (73.4 °F)
Sundial in the day: 6 hours
Rainy days: 10 days
Precipitation: 165 mm (6.5")
Water t°: +27 °C (80.6 °F)
Jule
Max average t°: +32 °C (89.6 °F)
Min average t°: +24 °C (75.2 °F)
Sundial in the day: 6 hours
Rainy days: 9days
Precipitation: 125 mm (4.9")
Water t°: +28 °C (82.4 °F)
August
Max average t°: +32 °C (89.6 °F)
Min average t°: +24 °C (75.2 °F)
Sundial in the day: 6 hours
Rainy days: 10 days
Precipitation: 135 mm (5.3")
Water t°: +28 °C (82.4 °F)


Summer holidays

  • In summer, the Cubans decided to celebrate:
    June, 14 – the Birthday of Ernesto Che Guevara;
    July, 3-9 – the festival of lights in Santiago;
    July, 26 – Day of National rebellion;
    July, 30 – Day of martyrs of the revolution in Cuba;
    August, 13 – the Birthday Fidel Castro.

Autumn in Cuba

Weather in the autumn season on the island suffers significant changes. The days remain hot, but the nights are noticeably cooler. The rainy season continues. But this does not mean that whole days and weeks of rain.

Tourists in no hurry to Cuba in the autumn, because I know that hurricanes, high winds and bad weather can ruin a vacation. October comes after September, and the rainy season ends. So during October and November there is a very large influx of tourists who come not only for leisure but also for fishing.

The climate of the autumn months

(Havana)

September
Max average t°: +31 °C (87.8 °F)
Min average t°: +24 °C (7.2 °F)
Sundial in the day: 5 hours
Rainy days: 11 days
Precipitation: 150 mm (5.9")
Water t°: +29 °C (84.2 °F)
October
Max average t°: +29 °C (84.2 °F)
Min average t°: +23 °C (73.4 °F)
Sundial in the day: 5 hours
Rainy days: 11 days
Precipitation: 170 mm (6.7")
Water t°: +28 °C (82.4 °F)
November
Max average t°: +27 °C (80.6 °F)
Min average t°: +21 °C (69.8 °F)
Sundial in the day: 6 hours
Rainy days: 7 days
Precipitation: 80 mm (3.1")
Water t°: +27 °C (80.6 °F)

Autumn holidays

Autumn on Liberty Island celebrating such holidays as:
October, 10 – the beginning of the war for independence;
November, 16 – the day of St. Cristobal (Christopher Columbus);
November, 27 – the day of honoring the students who died at the hands of the Spanish government.

Winter in Cuba

Winter in Cuba is the most favorable time for rest. When the whole Europe is in snow, it is very good: not very cold, but not hot. Anyway, not here in this time, strong winds, hurricanes, rains. May rainfall one or two days within three months. But all tourists are eager to get to Cuba during these months, because already over the rain, and no bright sunlight.

It is important to remember that the weather here is unpredictable, so it is always wise to dress warmer. At this time of the year on Liberty Island and you can have fun: take a dip in the ocean, diving, and watching the incredible underwater world, or just visit one of the most beautiful carnivals.

The climate of the winter months

(Havana)

December
Max average t°: +26 °C (78.8 °F)
Min average t°: +19 °C (66.2 °F)
Sundial in the day: 6 hours
Rainy days: 6 days
Precipitation: 60 mm (2.4")
Water t°: +26 °C (78.8 °F)
January
Max average t°: +26 °C (78.8 °F)
Min average t°: +18 °C (64.4 °F)
Sundial in the day: 6 hours
Rainy days: 6 days
Precipitation: 70 mm (2.7")
Water t°: +25 °C (77 °F)
February
Max average t°: +26 °C (78.8 °F)
Min average t°: +18 °C (64.4 °F)
Sundial in the day: 7 hours
Rainy days: 4 days
Precipitation: 45 mm (1.8")
Water t°: +25 °C (77 °F)

Winter holidays

  • December, 7 – the major festival of Latin American cinema;
    December, 24 – Christmas eve;
    December, 25 – Christmas;
    January, 1 – Liberation Day and New Year;
    January, 28 – birthday of Jose Julian Marti;
    February, 2 – Feast gathering grapefruits in Cuba;
    February, 28 – International Festival of Cuban cigars in Havana.