Summer (June to August) are the hottest months and the heat can seem quite intense. Temperatures can rise to 100 degrees on the Eastern side of the island, which when coupled with high humidity, can be quite unpleasant. Hurricane season is from July to November with September and October being the months with the highest probability of activity. On average, there is more rain in these months, but they usually comes in short afternoon bursts. Cuba's safety record concerning hurricanes is excellent. Cuba is very well prepared for such events and there are excellent evacuation procedures. The rest of the year enjoys beautiful warm weather. December, January, and February are the coolest months of the year with average maximum daily temperature is 77F, and an average of 64F at night. Occasionally, temperatures at night can drop to around 50F in some places.