Beyond checking the weather forecast to find out what to wear or whether or not to carry an umbrella, the weather report It is an instrument that has become essential for various sectors such as the transportation (by sky, sea and land), agriculture, tourism, disaster prevention, public health and even to carry out military operations.
But if by itself predict the weather It could be complex, to this is added another variant: global warming, which has made the need to keep up to date in order to act and act even more urgent. adopt public policies that reduce disaster risks such as alerts about floods, droughts, icy waves, a bad landing and other related phenomena.
In this context, here the weather report for the next few hours in Havana:
the probability of rain for this Friday in Havana it is 62% during the day and 1% throughout the night.
Meanwhile, the cloudiness will be 33% during the day and 30% during the night.
As to temperature A maximum of 26 degrees and a minimum of 18 degrees are expected in this region. Ultraviolet rays are forecast to reach a level of up to 4.
While the wind gusts will reach 56 kilometers per hour during the day and 54 kilometers per hour at night.
How is the weather in Havana?
Havanathe main tourist pole 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 “trade wind belt” and by the warmth of ocean currents.
In the Cuban capital, winter is not so extreme and proof of this is that the lowest temperature recorded in history was 3.2 degrees on January 30, 2022; while the maximum 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 recorded temperature Until this year, in the Cuban capital it had been 4 degrees Celsius that occurred in January 2010 in the area of the José Martí International Airport, 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 which to date has not been exceeded.
What is the type of climate 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 most populous city.
The climate of Cuba is tropical type and is generally divided into two seasons: the drywhich runs from November to April, when minimum temperatures are 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 oscillate between 20 and 31 degrees; In addition, between September and November the presence of cyclones and hurricanes.
The Cuban archipelago is also characterized by having relatively high humidity, with averages close to 90%, which causes an intense sensation of muggy weather 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 minimum mark is held by Baiona, when on February 8, 1996 historically fell to 0.6 degrees.