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

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Traveling to Matanzas, Cuba? If you're planning to go to Matanzas, 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 Matanzas, Cuba

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

Important essentials for Matanzas, Cuba

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Matanzas, 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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly choice.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

If you are traveling to Matanzas in January, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very hazy. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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February

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

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March

March in this region is hot and very 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 Matanzas during April, you may 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 low 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 occasionally.

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May

Traveling to Matanzas in May, you will notice that it is extremely warm and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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June

In June, Matanzas can be sweltering, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) and once in a while 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 Matanzas, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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July

If you visit Matanzas during July, you might find that it can be very hot and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 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 regularly.

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August

August in this region is constantly hot and very 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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September

If you are traveling to Matanzas in September, you will notice that it is consistently hot, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

If you go to Matanzas in October, you will notice that it is hot, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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November

November here is extremely warm and very hazy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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December

Traveling to Matanzas in December, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very hazy. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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