The climate in Cuba

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams of this page are taken from the collected data from 5 measuring stations in Cuba.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Climate zone: tropics

High humidity in Cuba and high temperatures are causing a pleasant weather at times, but also and partly tropical hot and humid. It is warm to hot all year round and invites to bathe at average water temperatures of 27 degrees. Dued to the lesser rain the best time for traveling is from January to April. Most precipitation decrease from June to October.

Duration of daylight and sunshine in Cuba

hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Cuba
rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Cuba
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Cuba
Water temperatureWater temperatures in Cuba
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Cuba
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)Absolute humidity in Cuba
Climate charts for other regions in Cuba

Temperature records of the last 70 years

The hottest temperature measured from 1951 to October 2021 was reported by the Havanna weather station. In September 2015 the record temperature of 38.2 °C was reported here. The hottest summer from July to September, based on all 5 weather stations in Cuba , was recorded in 2015 with an average temperature of 28.9 °C. This average temperature will normally be measured every 4 to 6 hours, thus also including the nights. Normally, this value is 27.8 degrees Celsius. The average maximum daily temperature at that time was 32.6 °C.

The coldest day in these 70 years was reported by the weather station Havanna. Here the temperature dropped to 13.0 °C in February 2015. Havanna lies at an altitude of 50 meters above sea level. The coldest winter (January to March) was in 1958 with an average temperature of 20.6 °C. In Cuba, it is usual to have about 3.0 degrees more at 23.5 °C for this three-month period.

The most precipitation fell in Mai 1990. With 22.7 mm per day, the Sancti Spiritus Las Villas weather station recorded the highest monthly average of the last 70 years.

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements.