Cuba's Weather & Climate
Those that enjoy the beach will be glad to know that the average water temperature surpasses 25°C
in Cuba. By its geographic situation, the country is affected between June 1st and 30th November by the cyclone
season. They can affect the island in hurricane form with winds that goes up to 200 km/h and heavy storms. A
serious hurricane does not come every year by any means, but in the last few years there have been several storms
which caused flooding and damage to houses and crops.
Cuba’s cyclone stage agrees approximately with the rainy season (May to October), in front of the
dry one (November to April).
The experience of a cyclone emergency is a moving but non dangerous fact; all the hotels have modern structure or
are rehabilitated and protected to receive the phenomenon. North-East trade winds temper the heat, but summer shade
temperatures can rise to 33 °C (Havana), and higher in others of the Island.
The average annual temperature is about 77 degrees Fahrenheit or 25 degrees Celsius. During the
summer season extremes of heat average 81 degrees Fahrenheit or 27.2 degrees Celsius and relative humidity average
The average temperature in winter is about 70 degrees Fahrenheit or 21 degrees Celsius.
Annual rainfall averages about 1320 mm (about 52 in.) More than 60% of the rain falls during the wet season,
which extends from May to October.
The island lies in a region occasionally traversed by violent tropical hurricanes during August, September,
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