Cancun Climate

   
 
 

The Climate Guide for Cancun, Cancun and Riviera Maya is perfect for planning your holiday. Monthly weather averages give the best indication of what the weather is usually like for every month of the year including figures for temperature, rainfall and sunshine.

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Max Daytime Temperature (°C) 28°C (82°F) Max Daytime Temperature in January in Cancun 28°C (82°F) Max Daytime Temperature in February in Cancun 30°C (86°F) Max Daytime Temperature in March in Cancun 32°C (90°F) Max Daytime Temperature in April in Cancun 32°C (90°F) Max Daytime Temperature in May in Cancun 32°C (90°F) Max Daytime Temperature in June in Cancun 32°C (90°F) Max Daytime Temperature in July in Cancun 33°C (91°F) Max Daytime Temperature in August in Cancun 32°C (90°F) Max Daytime Temperature in September in Cancun 30°C (86°F) Max Daytime Temperature in October in Cancun 29°C (84°F) Max Daytime Temperature in November in Cancun 28°C (82°F) Max Daytime Temperature in December in Cancun
Min Night-time Temperature (°C) 18°C (64°F) Min Night-time Temperature in January in Cancun 18°C (64°F) Min Night-time Temperature in February in Cancun 19°C (66°F) Min Night-time Temperature in March in Cancun 21°C (70°F) Min Night-time Temperature in April in Cancun 22°C (72°F) Min Night-time Temperature in May in Cancun 23°C (73°F) Min Night-time Temperature in June in Cancun 23°C (73°F) Min Night-time Temperature in July in Cancun 23°C (73°F) Min Night-time Temperature in August in Cancun 23°C (73°F) Min Night-time Temperature in September in Cancun 22°C (72°F) Min Night-time Temperature in October in Cancun 20°C (68°F) Min Night-time Temperature in November in Cancun 18°C (64°F) Min Night-time Temperature in December in Cancun
Hours of Sunshine (Daily) 6 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (58% of Daylight Hours) in January in Cancun 7 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (59% of Daylight Hours) in February in Cancun 8 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (62% of Daylight Hours) in March in Cancun 8 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (63% of Daylight Hours) in April in Cancun 8 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (61% of Daylight Hours) in May in Cancun 7 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (52% of Daylight Hours) in June in Cancun 7 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (54% of Daylight Hours) in July in Cancun 7 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (55% of Daylight Hours) in August in Cancun 6 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (51% of Daylight Hours) in September in Cancun 7 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (56% of Daylight Hours) in October in Cancun 6 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (57% of Daylight Hours) in November in Cancun 6 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (58% of Daylight Hours) in December in Cancun
Hours of Daylight (Daily) 11 Hours of Daylight in January in Cancun 11 Hours of Daylight in February in Cancun 12 Hours of Daylight in March in Cancun 13 Hours of Daylight in April in Cancun 13 Hours of Daylight in May in Cancun 13 Hours of Daylight in June in Cancun 13 Hours of Daylight in July in Cancun 13 Hours of Daylight in August in Cancun 12 Hours of Daylight in September in Cancun 12 Hours of Daylight in October in Cancun 11 Hours of Daylight in November in Cancun 11 Hours of Daylight in December in Cancun
Heat and Humidity Discomfort Moderate heat & humidity in January in Cancun Moderate heat & humidity in February in Cancun High heat & humidity in March in Cancun High heat & humidity in April in Cancun Very high heat & humidity in May in Cancun Very high heat & humidity in June in Cancun Very high heat & humidity in July in Cancun Very high heat & humidity in August in Cancun Very high heat & humidity in September in Cancun High heat & humidity in October in Cancun Moderate heat & humidity in November in Cancun Moderate heat & humidity in December in Cancun
Days with some Rainfall 6 Days with some Rainfall in January in Cancun 5 Days with some Rainfall in February in Cancun 3 Days with some Rainfall in March in Cancun 3 Days with some Rainfall in April in Cancun 7 Days with some Rainfall in May in Cancun 11 Days with some Rainfall in June in Cancun 11 Days with some Rainfall in July in Cancun 13 Days with some Rainfall in August in Cancun 14 Days with some Rainfall in September in Cancun 13 Days with some Rainfall in October in Cancun 8 Days with some Rainfall in November in Cancun 7 Days with some Rainfall in December in Cancun
Monthly Rainfall (mm) 77 mm (3.0 inches) Monthly Rainfall in January in Cancun 51 mm (2.0 inches) Monthly Rainfall in February in Cancun 29 mm (1.1 inches) Monthly Rainfall in March in Cancun 37 mm (1.5 inches) Monthly Rainfall in April in Cancun 80 mm (3.1 inches) Monthly Rainfall in May in Cancun 144 mm (5.7 inches) Monthly Rainfall in June in Cancun 68 mm (2.7 inches) Monthly Rainfall in July in Cancun 69 mm (2.7 inches) Monthly Rainfall in August in Cancun 159 mm (6.3 inches) Monthly Rainfall in September in Cancun 196 mm (7.7 inches) Monthly Rainfall in October in Cancun 76 mm (3.0 inches) Monthly Rainfall in November in Cancun 80 mm (3.1 inches) Monthly Rainfall in December in Cancun
UV Index (Maximum) UV (Maximum) Index 7 (High) in January in Cancun UV (Maximum) Index 9 (Very High) in February in Cancun UV (Maximum) Index 11 (Extreme) in March in Cancun UV (Maximum) Index 11+ (Extreme) in April in Cancun UV (Maximum) Index 11+ (Extreme) in May in Cancun UV (Maximum) Index 11+ (Extreme) in June in Cancun UV (Maximum) Index 11+ (Extreme) in July in Cancun UV (Maximum) Index 11+ (Extreme) in August in Cancun UV (Maximum) Index 11 (Extreme) in September in Cancun UV (Maximum) Index 9 (Very High) in October in Cancun UV (Maximum) Index 8 (Very High) in November in Cancun UV (Maximum) Index 7 (High) in December in Cancun
Sea Temperature (°C) 26°C (79°F) Sea Temperature in January in Cancun 26°C (79°F) Sea Temperature in February in Cancun 26°C (79°F) Sea Temperature in March in Cancun 27°C (81°F) Sea Temperature in April in Cancun 28°C (82°F) Sea Temperature in May in Cancun 28°C (82°F) Sea Temperature in June in Cancun 29°C (84°F) Sea Temperature in July in Cancun 29°C (84°F) Sea Temperature in August in Cancun 29°C (84°F) Sea Temperature in September in Cancun 29°C (84°F) Sea Temperature in October in Cancun 28°C (82°F) Sea Temperature in November in Cancun 27°C (81°F) Sea Temperature in December in Cancun
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Cancun Climate Zone

Cancun has a hot tropical climate with a winter dry season.

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