Climate in Havana: the weather forecast for this August 21

Weather forecasts, based on observation and mathematical modelshelp predict the state of the atmosphere at a given time and location based on various relationships such as temperature, humidity, pressure, precipitation, or wind.

Weather forecasts are activities that have been carried out for hundreds of years, even before the Christian era, basing themselves basically on the observation of cloud patterns, the wind, the time of year, although initially these they were inaccurate.

However, it was not until the arrival of new technologies (such as computers) that mathematical models began to be put into operation that made it possible to achieve more precise predictions, becoming a fundamental factor for the transportation (land, sea or air), agriculture, tourism, disaster prevention, public health and even military operationsthis beyond deciding whether or not to carry an umbrella or what outfit to put on.

Below is the state of the weather for the next few hours in Havana:

The probability of rain for this Sunday in Havana it is 40% during the day and 9% throughout the night.

Meanwhile, the cloud cover will be 21% during the day and 63% during the night.

As to the temperature a maximum of 31 degrees and a minimum of 25 degrees are forecast in this Cuban region. Ultraviolet rays are forecast to reach a level of up to 10.

While the wind gusts will reach 41 kilometers per hour in the day and 37 kilometers per hour at night.

Weather in Havana

The warmth of the ocean currents make Havana a place with a unique climate. (Photo: File)

Havanathe main tourist destination and capital of Cuba, is characterized by having a tropical savannah climate due to the geographical position that the island has within the so-called "belt of the trade winds" and by the warmth of ocean currents.

In the Cuban capital, winter is not so extreme and proof of this is that the record minimum temperature was 3.2 degrees on January 30, 2022; while the highest in the city was 38.2 degrees in September 2015.

As for the rains, these are more frequent between the months of September and October, a season in which tropical storms and hurricanes usually hit the island; while in March and May there is very little chance of precipitation.

The record of minimum temperature recorded in the Cuban capital it had been until this year the temperature of 4 degrees Celsius that occurred in January 2010 in the José Martí International Airport area, however, on January 30, 2022 it dropped to 3.2 degrees.

In contrast, the highest temperature recorded in the city is 38.2 degrees, reached since September 2015 and to date has not been exceeded.

How is the weather in Cuba

Cuba, officially called the Republic of Cuba, is an island country located in the Antilles of the Caribbean Sea; It consists of 15 provinces plus Havana as the capital and city with the largest population.

The climate of Cuba is tropical type and is generally divided into two seasons: the dry onewhich runs from November to April, when minimum temperatures are recorded between 18 and 21 degrees, while the maximum reaches 27 degrees.

Secondly, the hottest and rainiest season they occur between the months of May to October, when the maximum temperatures are around 20 or 31 degrees; In addition, between September and November, the presence of cyclones and hurricanes.

The Cuban archipelago is also characterized by having a relatively high humidity, with averages close to 90%, which causes an intense sensation of embarrassment for much of the year.

The record high temperature in the country, the town of Veguitas, in Granma, has it, when on April 11, 2020 the thermometer rose to 39.3 degrees; in contrast, the lowest mark is held by Baiona, when on February 8, 1996 historically fell to 0.6 degrees.


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