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

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

When to go to Viñales, Cuba

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

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

January

If you vacation in Viñales during January, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 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 occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Viñales in February, 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Viñales in March, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very hazy. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April for Viñales is extremely warm and very hazy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Viñales is hot, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) and sometimes 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 Viñales, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Viñales during June, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering, somewhat rainy, somewhat stormy and somewhat hazy. 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 a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Viñales is really hot, very stormy and very hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Viñales during August, you are likely to find that it is frigid, very stormy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October is pretty consistently hot and somewhat 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:

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

November

November for Viñales 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:

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

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Viñales, 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 Viñales
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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