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Weather Averages for Havana in October
Averages for Havana in OctoberOctober, with September, is the worst time of the year as the probality of a hurricane is high in Havana.
While there have been some years when Cuba was spared from hurricanes, September and October have high probalities of hurricanes.
It is also quite wet during these months, with an average rainfall of 173 mm over 11 days.
Unnecessary travel should be avoided at all costs. Statistically Cuba is worst hit by hurricanes every 2.90 years. The next prediction of a big hurricane according to stats is by the end of 2013.
August is the month when Cuba has been hit worst. In the past, all the major hurricanes that have brushed through, hit Cuba with all their force in August. A recent powerful hurricane, named Charlie, hit Cuba on Aug 13th 2004, at 120 miles per hour. The most recent powerful hurricane was Dennis, which passed over eastern Havana at 100 miles per hour.
The average high temperatures during this period are around 31°C (87°F) whereas the average minimum temperatures drop to 23°C (73°F).
October in Havana can expect an average of 9 hours sunshine a day.
The average sea temperature for October is 29°C (84°F).
Several concerts will take place in October for the Havana Festival of Contemporary Music (Musica Contemporanea) across the city.
October 10th is Independence Day, celebrating the beginning of the war of independence against the colonial Spanish.
Havana International Ballet Festival also takes place in October, with ballet troupes from across the world performing at the Gran Teatro.