Weather in the Cancun & Riviera Maya in December 2016

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

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

Weather in Cancun & Riviera Maya in December

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  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)28
    28°C max day temperature
  • 6 hours of sunshine per day (58% of daylight hours) in December in Cancun & Riviera Maya6
    6 hours of sunshine per day
  • 7 days with some rainfall in December in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)7
    7 days with some rainfall
  • 18°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)18
    18°C min night temperature
  • 11 hours of daylight per day in December in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)11
    11 hours of daylight per day
  • Moderate heat & humidity in December in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)M
    Moderate heat & humidity
  • 84 mm monthly rainfall in December in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)84
    84 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in December in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)7
    7 (High) UV index
  • 27°C sea temperature in December in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)27
    27°C sea temperature

The average maximum daytime temperature in Cancun & Riviera Maya in December is a warm 28°C (82°F) with moderate heat & humidity. There are usually 6 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 58% of the 11 hours of daylight. The average sea temperature in and around Cancun & Riviera Maya in December is 27°C (81°F).

Expect 84mm (3.3 inches) of rainfall across the whole of December with 7 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be high (7 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear. The average night-time temperature is usually a comfortable 18°C (64°F). The weather in Cancun & Riviera Maya in December is represented by Cancun.

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Cancun & Riviera Maya sunrise & sunset times for December 2016

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