Weather Averages for Havana in May
Averages for Havana in May
May is the peak of the tourist season and Havana is jam packed with tourists.
May is one of the last months for you to enjoy the summer as from June onwards it's rain season in Havana.
So, if you want to take advantage of hot, sunny weather and long days on the beach or in the sea, May will be your last chance to do so in Havana before the onset of the rain season.
The average high temperatures during the day are around 32°C (87°F) whereas the average minimum temperatures are around 21°C (70°F).
The humidity is at an all time low during this month, which makes Havana quite favourable to visit. Moreover, the cool trade winds over the ocean make the temperatures feel pleasant.
If you enjoy being able to spend your days on the beach and like a bustling and lively atmosphere, Havana in May is a fantastic place to be.
However be ready to queue at busy places as there are tourists everywhere, be it night clubs, restaurants or watersports activites.
As always with Havana, there are a number of festivals and festivities for you to experience and enjoy.
May 1st is a national holiday in Cuba, that would traditionally be when Fidel Castro would make an annual speech at the Plaza de la Revolucion.
In May you can experience the Cubadisco which is a music extravagnza and trade fair that ends a with glamourous award ceremony.
You can also decide to see the Havana International Guitar Festival, which gives a chance to all the upcoming guitarists to demonstrate their skills.
It is also in May that the Internationa Poetry Festival happens, where poets from around the world gather at the Convento de San Francisco de Asis.