Havana is just south of the Florida Keys in the United States, near the edge where the Gulf of Mexico connects to the Caribbean, so a tropical climate should be expected. Much of Cuba is warm all year round, though maybe not as hot as it could be because it is kept lower due to the island’s position in the belt of trade winds and offshore currents. Technically this is tropical savanna climate. The average temperature is about 72 degrees, at least in the winter season, and then increases to 82 degrees in August. It usually doesn’t get any lower than 50 degrees, which is good news to travellers escaping cold and snowy environments. While occasionally it drops to below freezing, these are unlikely changes in temperature.
Rain on the other hand, is fairly heavy in June and October. The season least likely to bring rain is the period from December to April, which only produces about 1,200 mm a year. You’re probably wondering about hurricane threats—they’re not unheard of, and do sometimes strike the south coast of Cuba. However, Havana is usually not struck, at least not when compared to other Cuban areas.