Cuba weather in December

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in December in Cuba. Is this month a good time to go to Cuba? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Cuba in December?

The weather conditions in Cuba in December are generally perfect.

During December in Cuba, the average maximum temperature ranges from high in Havana with 27°C (80°F) to very high in Guantanamo with 30°C (86°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 22°C (72°F) in Guantanamo and 20°C (67°F) in Havana.

Precipitation in December ranges from low in Cienfuegos with an average of 23mm (0.9inch) rainfall to moderate in Havana with 58mm (2.3inch). It is also generally a sunny period with an average of 193 hours of sunshine in Havana during the entire month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Cuba.

Where to go in Cuba in December

Find the average weather conditions in December for the most popular destinations in Cuba on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Cuba

What is the weather like in December for the 5 most popular destinations in Cuba?

Average weather in Havana

In December Havana generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C (80°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (67°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Havana
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
28°C / 82°F 
21°C / 70°F 
218 hours 
88mm / 3.5inch 
7 days 
27°C / 80°F 
20°C / 67°F 
193 hours 
58mm / 2.3inch 
6 days 
January   >> January
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26°C / 79°F 
19°C / 65°F 
219 hours 
66mm / 2.6inch 
6 days 
Climate in Havana

Average weather in Cabo Cruz

In December Cabo Cruz generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (84°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 21°C (69°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Cabo Cruz
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
30°C / 85°F 
22°C / 71°F 
50mm / 2inch 
29°C / 84°F 
21°C / 69°F 
31mm / 1.2inch 
January   >> January
>>  
29°C / 83°F 
20°C / 69°F 
34mm / 1.3inch 
Climate in Cabo Cruz

Average weather in Cienfuegos

In December Cienfuegos generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C (64°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Cienfuegos
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
28°C / 82°F 
19°C / 67°F 
41mm / 1.6inch 
4 days 
28°C / 82°F 
18°C / 64°F 
23mm / 0.9inch 
2 days 
January   >> January
>>  
27°C / 81°F 
17°C / 63°F 
17mm / 0.7inch 
2 days 
Climate in Cienfuegos

Average weather in Guantanamo

In December Guantanamo generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C (86°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Guantanamo
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
31°C / 88°F 
23°C / 73°F 
37mm / 1.5inch 
30°C / 86°F 
22°C / 72°F 
25mm / 1inch 
January   >> January
>>  
30°C / 86°F 
21°C / 70°F 
29mm / 1.1inch 
Climate in Guantanamo

Average weather in Ciego de Ávila

In December Ciego de Ávila generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C (64°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Ciego de Ávila
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
30°C / 86°F 
21°C / 69°F 
66mm / 2.6inch 
28°C / 82°F 
18°C / 64°F 
32mm / 1.3inch 
January   >> January
>>  
27°C / 81°F 
17°C / 63°F 
33mm / 1.3inch 
Climate in Ciego de Ávila

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Cuba.

Is December the best time to go to Cuba?

In our opinion December is one of the best times to visit Cuba with commonly perfect weather in Havana.

On average the best time to visit Cuba is in January, February, March, April, November and December with generally perfect weather in Havana. The worst month is June that can have unpleasant weather conditions.

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