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Climate: There are no great differences in seasonal temperature in Cuba, its pleasant subtropical climate being augmented by the gentle north-easterly tradewinds. The wet summer season is between May and October, and the drier winter season from November through April. The average temperature is 25, 5ºC (77º F) and water temperature is 25ºC. An average of 80% humidity exists all year round, with things just a little more sticky in the wet season. Cuba is in a hurricane zone, with the storm season June 1 to November 30.
Yahoo weather forecast for a number of locations in Cuba including Havana, Trinidad, Varadero, Holguin, Camaguey, Cienfuegus and Manzanillo.
Coordinates: 21 30 N, 80 00 W.
Currency: National currency is the Cuban Peso. We suggest you take US Dollars since goods and services are priced in US funds. Need exchange rates? Try our currency converter.
Electricity: 110 volts, 60 cycles. Some new hotels are 220 volts.
Official Language: Spanish.
Political Status: Socialist Republic.
Population: Approximately 10.7 million.
Shopping: Duty free shops can be found in all hotels and airports. Cuban cigars, rum, liqueurs, arts and crafts, t-shirts and other souvenirs are good buys. All goods taken out of the country must accompanied by official government receipts as well as a stamp of approval for certain arts and crafts.
Time: Eastern Standard Time, 5 hours behind GMT. There is Daylight Saving Time.