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

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

When to go to Western Cuba, Cuba

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

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

January

Traveling to Western Cuba in January, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

February

Traveling to Western Cuba in February, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat

March

If you visit Western Cuba during March, you are likely to find that it is warm 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 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 occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

April

If you go to Western Cuba in April, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and extremely hazy. 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:

  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear

May

If you vacation in Western Cuba during May, you are likely to find 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 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

If you go to Western Cuba in June, you will notice that it is extremely hot, somewhat rainy, very stormy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage

July

July in this region is constantly hot, very stormy and extremely 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:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage

August

If you visit Western Cuba during August, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot, very stormy and extremely hazy. 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:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

September

If you vacation in Western Cuba during September, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot, somewhat rainy, very stormy and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella

October

In October, Western Cuba is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Western Cuba, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion

November

Traveling to Western Cuba in November, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts

December

If you visit Western Cuba during December, you are likely to find 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 high 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Western Cuba, 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 Western Cuba

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