Florida, Cuba: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Florida, Cuba? If you're planning to go to Florida, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Florida, Cuba

Based on the climate and weather in Florida, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

Important essentials for Florida, Cuba

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Florida, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Florida, Cuba by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January in this region is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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February

If you vacation in Florida during February, you will probably find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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March

If you go to Florida in March, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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April

April in this region can be very hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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May

In May, Florida is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) and regularly jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Florida, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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June

If you visit Florida during June, you will probably see that it is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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July

July in this region can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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August

If you are traveling to Florida in August, you will notice that it is consistently hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

Traveling to Florida in September, you will notice that it can be very hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

If you vacation in Florida during October, you may find that it is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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November

If you visit Florida during November, you are likely to find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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December

December for Florida is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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Activities for Florida, Cuba

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Florida.

If you go to Parque José Martí, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

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