Holguín, Cuba: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Holguín, Cuba? If you're planning to go to Holguín, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Holguín, Cuba

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Holguín in January, you will notice that it is hot, very hazy and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts

February

If you vacation in Holguín during February, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm, very hazy and dry with little rain. 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 between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals

March

Traveling to Holguín in March, you will notice that it is hot, very hazy and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses

April

Traveling to Holguín in April, you will notice that it is hot, very hazy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

May

Traveling to Holguín in May, you will notice that it is hot and very hazy. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

June

If you visit Holguín during June, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot, somewhat stormy, very hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear

July

If you vacation in Holguín during July, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering, somewhat stormy, very hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

August

August can be sweltering, somewhat stormy, very hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts

September

If you go to Holguín in September, you will notice that it is constantly hot, somewhat stormy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses

October

Traveling to Holguín in October, you will notice that it is hot, somewhat stormy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts

November

November is pretty consistently hot and very hazy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Holguín, Cuba

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A, B, C and L
  • A SIM card that works in Holguín

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