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Cuba's Weather & Climate

June 17, 2015

Cuba has a warm tropical climate, being situated just south of the Tropic of Cancer, under strong influence from warm Caribbean currents.

Planning a trip to Cuba requires careful examination of the weather patterns - there are very hot humid periods and hurricanes also occur frequently.

Climate Periods, Weather Patterns, Temperatures

There are two main periods to take account: the hot humid period and the cool dry period.

The hot humid period is between months May-October.
Characterized by elevated degree of humidity, frequent dense rain showers and high temperatures, it gets hard to bear even from locals' points-of-view.

Besides, the summer period between June-August precedes a hurricane season in September-October. But, the hurricanes sometimes occur earlier, during the wet period.

The cool dry period is within the November-April interval.

This is when most visitors arrive to Cuba.

The months of November and April have the mildest weather and they might be good for visiting the exotic country.

During these months, the weather is generally sunny, but without being too hot or humid.
Rains aren't frequent and there are almost no cold fronts at all.

The mentioned September-October period is when hurricanes might occur. Although they don't occur on a yearly basis, heavy rainstorms and flooding do occur frequently.

December-February is the coolest period, when temperatures can dip to 15°C or even lower. It gets rally cool, especially on the northern coast.

During this interval, the temperatures are low especially during the night.

Most precipitation falls in June, October, slightly less in October

19°C-20°C is the average minimum temperature, while 29°C-32°C is the average maximum interval.

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