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

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Traveling to Havana, Cuba? If you're planning to go to Havana, this 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 Havana, Cuba

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

Important essentials for Havana, Cuba

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

If you vacation in Havana during January, you are likely to see that it is a perfect temperature and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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February

February is a perfect temperature and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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March

March in Havana is pretty consistently hot and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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April

If you vacation in Havana during April, you might notice that it is hot and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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May

May in Havana can be very hot and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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June

June in this region is really hot, somewhat rainy, somewhat stormy and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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July

July for Havana is constantly hot, somewhat rainy, somewhat stormy and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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August

If you go to Havana in August, you will notice that it is really hot, somewhat rainy, somewhat stormy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

In September, Havana can be sweltering, somewhat rainy, somewhat stormy and extremely hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Havana, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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October

If you vacation in Havana during October, you might find that it is extremely warm, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 5-10 days this month.

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November

November in Havana is pretty consistently hot and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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December

Traveling to Havana in December, you will notice that it is warm and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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