The best times to visit Santa Clara for ideal weather are

November 19th to April 1st

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Santa Clara Travel Info

Weather in Santa Clara

Temperature

Average temperatures in Santa Clara vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 38th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Santa Clara, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 90.3°F (32.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.5°F (22.5°C) at night.

Santa Clara Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Santa Clara Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Santa Clara Perceived Temperature (F)

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Santa Clara Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Santa Clara Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 79.3 70 62.2
Feb 81.5 71.3 62.3
Mar 82.7 71.9 62.3
Apr 86.8 76.1 67.3
May 85.9 76.5 69.3
Jun 86.9 78.6 72.7
Jul 88.6 79.4 72.5
Aug 89.3 79.6 73
Sep 88 78.5 72.4
Oct 84.7 76.5 70.7
Nov 80.4 72.3 65.6
Dec 79.8 71.6 64.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 26.3 21.1 16.8
Feb 27.5 21.8 16.8
Mar 28.2 22.2 16.8
Apr 30.4 24.5 19.6
May 29.9 24.7 20.7
Jun 30.5 25.9 22.6
Jul 31.4 26.3 22.5
Aug 31.8 26.4 22.8
Sep 31.1 25.8 22.4
Oct 29.3 24.7 21.5
Nov 26.9 22.4 18.7
Dec 26.6 22 18.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Santa Clara are January, February, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early May with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of April 30th.

When can you find snow in Santa Clara? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Santa Clara.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Santa Clara (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 6% 0 0.7
Feb 6% 0 0.8
Mar 7% 0 1
Apr 12% 0 1.5
May 23% 0 5.3
Jun 23% 0 7.4
Jul 21% 0 4.1
Aug 26% 0 6.4
Sep 31% 0 5.3
Oct 31% 0 6.8
Nov 14% 0 3.1
Dec 9% 0 1.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 0 1.8
Feb 6 0 2
Mar 7 0 2.5
Apr 12 0 3.8
May 23 0 13.5
Jun 23 0 18.8
Jul 21 0 10.4
Aug 26 0 16.3
Sep 31 0 13.5
Oct 31 0 17.3
Nov 14 0 7.9
Dec 9 0 4.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Santa Clara has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (60.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (77.4%).

Wind in Santa Clara is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and May. March’s average wind speed of around 7.3 knots (8.4 MPH or 13.5 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early April where average top sustained speeds reach 14.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Santa Clara.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 6.4 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Feb 6.4 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Mar 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Apr 7.2 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
May 6.9 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Jun 6 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Jul 5.8 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Aug 5.7 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Sep 4.6 Light breeze 9.6 Significant breeze
Oct 5.3 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Nov 6.4 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Dec 6.2 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 72.1%
Feb 68%
Mar 62%
Apr 60.9%
May 67.1%
Jun 72.5%
Jul 70.6%
Aug 71.5%
Sep 74.9%
Oct 77.4%
Nov 75.2%
Dec 76.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Santa Clara?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Cuba; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Santa Clara, Cuba is January, followed by December and February. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Santa Clara in June. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 43.2 in June means 43.2% of the tourists vs. January.

 

 

Overall Santa Clara Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 87.6°F (30.9°C) and 80.9°F (27.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 6 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Santa Clara, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 89.1°F (31.7°C) and 78.3°F (25.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 9 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Santa Clara to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 83.4°F (28.6°C) and 77.3°F (25.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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