Weather in the Cancun & Riviera Maya in August 2016

Check the weather in the Cancun & Riviera Maya in August before you book your next holiday. Long-term weather averages give the best indication of the weather in August 2016 and include figures for temperature, sunshine and rainfall for the Cancun and Riviera Maya, Mexico.

The August weather guide for the Cancun & Riviera Maya shown below is for Cancun.

Weather in Cancun & Riviera Maya in August

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  • 33°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)33
    33°C max day temperature
  • 7 hours of sunshine per day (55% of daylight hours) in August in Cancun & Riviera Maya7
    7 hours of sunshine per day
  • 13 days with some rainfall in August in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)13
    13 days with some rainfall
  • 23°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)23
    23°C min night temperature
  • 13 hours of daylight per day in August in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)13
    13 hours of daylight per day
  • Very high heat & humidity in August in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)VH
    Very High heat & humidity
  • 148 mm monthly rainfall in August in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)148
    148 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in August in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)11
    11+ (Extreme) UV index
  • 29°C sea temperature in August in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)29
    29°C sea temperature

The average maximum daytime temperature in Cancun & Riviera Maya in August is a hot 33°C (91°F) with very high heat & humidity. There are usually 7 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 55% of the 13 hours of daylight. The average sea temperature in and around Cancun & Riviera Maya in August is 29°C (84°F).

Expect 148mm (5.8 inches) of rainfall across the whole of August with 13 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be extreme (11+ UV index) at midday when the skies are clear. The average night-time temperature is usually a warm 23°C (73°F). The weather in Cancun & Riviera Maya in August is represented by Cancun.

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Cancun & Riviera Maya sunrise & sunset times for August 2016

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Monday, 1st August 2016 06:21 19:26
Tuesday, 2nd August 2016 06:22 19:25
Wednesday, 3rd August 2016 06:22 19:25
Thursday, 4th August 2016 06:22 19:24
Friday, 5th August 2016 06:23 19:24
Saturday, 6th August 2016 06:23 19:23
Sunday, 7th August 2016 06:23 19:22
Monday, 8th August 2016 06:24 19:22
Tuesday, 9th August 2016 06:24 19:21
Wednesday, 10th August 2016 06:25 19:20
Thursday, 11th August 2016 06:25 19:20
Friday, 12th August 2016 06:25 19:19
Saturday, 13th August 2016 06:26 19:18
Sunday, 14th August 2016 06:26 19:18
Monday, 15th August 2016 06:26 19:17
Tuesday, 16th August 2016 06:27 19:16
Wednesday, 17th August 2016 06:27 19:15
Thursday, 18th August 2016 06:27 19:15
Friday, 19th August 2016 06:27 19:14
Saturday, 20th August 2016 06:28 19:13
Sunday, 21st August 2016 06:28 19:12
Monday, 22nd August 2016 06:28 19:11
Tuesday, 23rd August 2016 06:29 19:11
Wednesday, 24th August 2016 06:29 19:10
Thursday, 25th August 2016 06:29 19:09
Friday, 26th August 2016 06:30 19:08
Saturday, 27th August 2016 06:30 19:07
Sunday, 28th August 2016 06:30 19:06
Monday, 29th August 2016 06:30 19:06
Tuesday, 30th August 2016 06:31 19:05
Wednesday, 31st August 2016 06:31 19:04
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