Cancun Weather in May


Check the Weather in Cancun, Cancun and Riviera Maya in May before you book your next holiday. This gives the best indication of the weather in May and includes figures for temperature, sunshine and rainfall.

The good news is that if you fancy going on holiday in May, you definitely won't have to fly as far as in previous months to find warm rays of sunshine, or even beach friendly weather. It's also early in the European holiday season, so hotels are freshly cleaned and it's generally uncrowded, even though the weather in May means temperatures aren't yet at their peak.

Max Daytime Temperature (°C) 32°C (90°F) Max Daytime Temperature in May in Cancun 32°C (90°F) in May
Min Night-time Temperature (°C) 22°C (72°F) Min Night-time Temperature in May in Cancun 22°C (72°F) in May
Hours of Sunshine (Daily) 8 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (61% of Daylight Hours) in May in Cancun 8 Hours per day in May
Hours of Daylight (Daily) 13 Hours of Daylight in May in Cancun 13 Hours per day in May
Heat and Humidity Discomfort Very high heat & humidity in May in Cancun Very High in May
Days with some Rainfall 7 Days with some Rainfall in May in Cancun 7 Days in May
Monthly Rainfall (mm) 109 mm (4.3 inches) Monthly Rainfall in May in Cancun 109 mm (4.3 inches) in May
UV Index (Maximum) UV (Maximum) Index 11+ (Extreme) in May in Cancun 11+ (Extreme) in May
Sea Temperature (°C) 28°C (82°F) Sea Temperature in May in Cancun 28°C (82°F) in May
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