Weather Charts

The most common question we get asked is ‘when is the best time to visit Cuba’ and of course the answer is that depends on you and the type of holiday you are looking for. We have pulled together some useful facts and stats to help you choose the best time for your holiday.

Cuba has a year-round warm to hot tropical climate with cool trade winds that provide some relief from the heat and humidity making it a fantastic holiday destination at almost any time of the year. The winter months are dry, warm and sunny and the summer is hot and humid. The average year-round temperature is around 26°C and there’s plenty of sunshine. The Ultra Violet index can be high so pack sun screen and use it!

During the summer you can expect occasional tropical rain showers and sometimes even hurricanes. If it does rain it usually happens in the afternoon and can blow over very quickly. Cuba really is an island paradise and hopefully this information will help you plan your visit. See our weather charts below, Get In Touch if you have any more questions.

Todays Weather

Average Temperatures

As you would expect from the Caribbean, the average temperatures across Cuba are fantastic. Only falling below 20°C in winter evenings, temperatures regularly break the 30°C mark in the summer.
Cuba Temperature Chart1
Sunshine Hours

There are between 11 and 14 hours of daylight each day in Cuba from the winter to the summer and within that time you can expect 7 to 10 hours of sunshine. Pack your sun tan lotion, you’re going to need it!
Cuba Sunshiine Chart1
Sea Temperatures

One thing you will always remember about a trip to the Caribbean is just how warm the sea is. With average water temperatures no lower than 25ºC, shallow tides breaking onto white sand beaches lined with palm trees, the sea has never been so inviting.
Cuba Sea temp Chart1
Rainfall

The wet season in Cuba generally starts in May and can go on to October. If it does rain it usually starts mid afternoon and can last a few hours. It rarely rains for very long except when tropical storms move in from the Atlantic in August and September. When this happens there can be 3 or 4 days where the sky is cloudy but in the last 50 years just 5% of August and September days been disrupted by storms.
Cuba Rainfall Chart1