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Best time to visit Cuba

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The best time to visit Cuba is December-April

Are you looking to travel to Cuba and want to find out when the best times to visit are? You’re in the right place! The perfect time to visit Cuba is December-April due to the excellent weather conditions, and you might even find that the cost of flights and accommodation are lower than if you travel during the peak holiday seasons.

In summer, temperatures can reach as high 35℃ (96℉) in the middle of the day in Havana. The temperature at night in the winter can drop to as low as 16℃ (61℉), although this can differ at other destinations across Cuba depending on the geography.

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Cuba, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Cuba in August – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Continue reading to find out loads more about when to travel to Cuba, check out climate info on some of the top places to visit, then use the handy tools below to search for the best flight and hotel options that are right for you.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

March

Most daylight

July

Cuba seasons

Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Cuba is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Best time to visit the top destinations in Cuba

We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Cayo CocoDecember-April
27℃
20℃
28℃
20℃
28℃
20℃
30℃
22℃
30℃
23℃
31℃
24℃
32℃
25℃
32℃
25℃
31℃
24℃
30℃
24℃
28℃
22℃
27℃
21℃
HavanaDecember-April
26℃
18℃
27℃
19℃
28℃
20℃
31℃
22℃
31℃
23℃
32℃
24℃
33℃
25℃
33℃
25℃
32℃
24℃
30℃
23℃
28℃
21℃
27℃
20℃
HolguinJanuary-April
28℃
20℃
29℃
20℃
30℃
20℃
31℃
21℃
31℃
22℃
33℃
23℃
33℃
24℃
33℃
24℃
32℃
23℃
31℃
23℃
29℃
21℃
28℃
20℃
VaraderoJanuary-April
25℃
20℃
26℃
20℃
27℃
21℃
29℃
23℃
30℃
24℃
31℃
25℃
32℃
25℃
32℃
26℃
31℃
25℃
29℃
24℃
27℃
22℃
26℃
21℃
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Top FAQs

Cuba is in North America.
The warmest month of the year in Havana, one of the most popular places to visit in Cuba, is July.
The driest month of the year in Havana, Cuba, is usually around March each year.

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