August weather forecast

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Weather in August

August in Cuba is traditionally the height of the wet season, marked by high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Average temperatures during this month range from 24.4°C (75.9°F) to 31.7°C (89.1°F), making it one of the warmest months of the year.

In the capital, Havana, temperatures typically fall in line with the national average, with lows of approximately 24°C (75.2°F) at night and highs reaching up to 32°C (89.6°F) during the day. Rainfall in Havana peaks in August, with an average of 150mm (5.91") for the month, reflecting the apex of the wet season.

Guantanamo Bay, situated on the southern side of the mountains, continues to register lower rainfall levels relative to the rest of Cuba. Although rainfall does increase in line with the wider national pattern, the area remains drier than other regions.

Compared to July, August experiences a marginal increase in temperatures and humidity, making it the hottest and wettest month of the year in Cuba. Looking ahead to September, August's weather conditions tend to be hotter and slightly drier, though the hurricane season heightens.

Daylight hours remain unchanged in August, with Cuba receiving at least 11 hours of daylight. However, the sun's intensity is near its peak, mirroring the sweltering summer conditions.

By August, the North American cold fronts have no influence on Cuba's weather. The dominant weather across the country is tropical, marked by frequent rainfall, high humidity, and warm temperatures. Despite the daytime heat, evenings are slightly cooler, especially in coastal areas where sea breezes help to temper the heat.

Sea temperatures continue to be high in August, averaging between 29°C (84.2°F) and 30°C (86°F). These conditions are favourable for water activities. However, the ongoing hurricane season calls for regular checking of weather forecasts before venturing out to sea.

  • Havana - August »
    Despite the continuous languid, luxurious heat of the summer, August is the warmest month in Havana. The warmest period in Havana is August, when temperatures fluctuate between an average high of 31.6°C (88.9°F) and a low of 24.1°C (75.4°F).
  • Santiago de Cuba - August »
    Santiago de Cuba's warmest month, August, registers temperatures that range from a high of 31.8°C (89.2°F) to a low of 23.3°C (73.9°F). With average temperatures fluctuating between a high of 31.8°C (89.2°F) and a low of 23.3°C (73.9°F), August stands out as the warmest month in Santiago de Cuba.
  • Camaguey - August »
    On the first day of August in Camaguey sunrise is at 06:45 and sunset at 19:50. The highest temperature witnessed in August is 32.8°C (91°F), making it one of the hottest months in Camaguey.
  • Holguin - August »
    August is another month when the temperature in Holguin flirts with the extremes, marking its highest point at 33.6°C (92.5°F). With average high and low temperatures of 33.6°C (92.5°F) and 23.6°C (74.5°F) respectively, August is Holguin's warmest month.
  • Santa Clara - August »
    August does not bring any substantial changes to Santa Clara's weather pattern: temperatures remain consistent with July and the humidity sticks around. In Santa Clara during August, the rain falls for 26 days and regularly aggregates up to 125mm (4.92") of precipitation.
  • Guantanamo - August »
    Guantanamo's August weather, marked by an average high temperature of 31.8°C (89.2°F) and an average low temperature of 24.1°C (75.4°F), is the warmest in the year. August encounters the highest temperature of the year with the thermometer often touching 31.8°C (89.2°F) in Guantanamo.
  • Bayamo - August »
    In Bayamo in August, it is raining for 25.4 days, with typically 93mm (3.66") of accumulated precipitation. Bayamo witnesses the warmest weather in August, with temperatures averaging a high of 33.5°C (92.3°F) and a low of 23.3°C (73.9°F).
  • Las Tunas - August »
    In Las Tunas in August, during 20 rainfall days, 99mm (3.9") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Las Tunas's warmest month, August, generally records average temperatures ranging from a high of 33.4°C (92.1°F) to a low of 23.4°C (74.1°F).
  • Cienfuegos - August »
    In Cienfuegos in August, it is raining for 27.2 days, with typically 121mm (4.76") of accumulated precipitation. With its average high temperature of 31.9°C (89.4°F) and a low of 24.9°C (76.8°F), August is regarded as the warmest month in Cienfuegos.
  • Pinar del Río - August »
    August brings similar weather conditions to July with the characteristic high temperatures, humidity, and rainfall of the summer season in Pinar del Río. In Pinar del Río, during August, the rain falls for 25.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 134mm (5.28") of precipitation.
  • Manzanillo - August »
    The month with the most rainfall in Manzanillo is August, when the rain falls for 24.5 days and typically aggregates up to 90mm (3.54") of precipitation. August, recognised by an average high temperature of 33.2°C (91.8°F) and a low of 24.3°C (75.7°F), is Manzanillo's warmest month.
  • Matanzas - August »
    The month with the warmest seawater in Matanzas is August, with an average sea temperature of 30.2°C (86.4°F). The warmest period in Matanzas, Cuba, is August, when temperatures fluctuate between an average high of 32.1°C (89.8°F) and a low of 24.5°C (76.1°F).


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