Weather Averages for Havana in July
Averages for Havana in July
July and August are brutally hot. Moreover, to top the heat off, the humidity is at its peak during this period. Drinking lots of water and carrying a good sunscreen with you is advisable.
If you love outdoor activites and roaming around, this is not the best period to visit as the heat is too much and will make you sweat a lot.
The average high temperatures in the month of July are around 31°C (87°F) and the average low temperatures are around 23°C (73°F).
Although all the hotels are air conditioned, you will sweat if you leave the premises and roam around. The heat is such that even if you sit idly in the shade, it will make you sweat.
July in Havana can expect an average 9 hours of sunshine a day.
If you want a respite from the heat and the extreme climates, you may wish to go for a swim in the sea or partake in water sports intead. The average temperature of the sea in July is 29°C (or 84°F).
Depsite the heat, you can expect rain in Havana in July. An average rainfall of 125 mm over 9 days can be expected over this month.
In early weeks of July you can also take part in and watch the incredible Carnivals which are around on weekends.
July 25-27th is a national Cuban holiday in Commemoration of the Assault of the Moncada Garrison.
Also, Havana Carnival, going over into August, involves two months of celebrations, including street parties, parades, music and dancing.
As well as this, there is La Rampa Art Fair, which takes place in Havana's centre at the Pabellón Cuba and involves craft fairs, music and shows for children.
You can head down dressed in colourful costumes and dance and party all night long. Be aware though, that rain can spoil all your fun, as the majority of the time it rains through the night. Moreover, the heat also makes it quite uncomfortable.