Weather in Cancun in May 2017

Check the weather in Cancun in May based on long-term weather averages before you book your next holiday to Cancun & Riviera Maya in 2017. Expect daytime temperatures to reach 32°C with on average 8 hours of sunshine per day in Cancun in May.

What is the weather like in Cancun in May?
How hot is Cancun in May? 32°C
How sunny is Cancun in May? 8 sunshine hours/day
How wet is Cancun in May? 109 mm rainfall
How warm is the sea around Cancun in May? 27°C

Weather in Cancun in May

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  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Cancun32
    32°C max day temperature
  • 8 hours of sunshine per day (61% of daylight hours) in May in Cancun8
    8 hours of sunshine per day
  • 7 days with some rainfall in May in Cancun7
    7 days with some rainfall
  • 22°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Cancun22
    22°C min night temperature
  • 13 hours of daylight per day in May in Cancun13
    13 hours of daylight per day
  • Very high heat & humidity in May in CancunVH
    Very High heat & humidity
  • 109 mm monthly rainfall in May in Cancun109
    109 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in May in Cancun11
    11+ (Extreme) UV index
  • 27°C sea temperature in May in Cancun27
    27°C sea temperature

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More about Cancun weather in May

The average maximum daytime temperature in Cancun in May is a hot 32°C (90°F) with very high heat & humidity. There are usually 8 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 61% of the 13 hours of daylight. The average sea temperature in and around Cancun in May is 27°C (81°F).

Expect 109mm (4.3 inches) of rainfall across the whole of May with 7 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 22°C (72°F). The weather in Cancun in May is represented by Cancun.

Cancun sunrise & sunset times for May 2017

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Cancun in May 2017. Select a month to view Cancun sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Monday, 1st May 2017 06:17 19:13
Tuesday, 2nd May 2017 06:16 19:13
Wednesday, 3rd May 2017 06:15 19:13
Thursday, 4th May 2017 06:15 19:14
Friday, 5th May 2017 06:14 19:14
Saturday, 6th May 2017 06:14 19:15
Sunday, 7th May 2017 06:13 19:15
Monday, 8th May 2017 06:13 19:15
Tuesday, 9th May 2017 06:12 19:16
Wednesday, 10th May 2017 06:12 19:16
Thursday, 11th May 2017 06:11 19:17
Friday, 12th May 2017 06:11 19:17
Saturday, 13th May 2017 06:10 19:17
Sunday, 14th May 2017 06:10 19:18
Monday, 15th May 2017 06:09 19:18
Tuesday, 16th May 2017 06:09 19:19
Wednesday, 17th May 2017 06:09 19:19
Thursday, 18th May 2017 06:08 19:20
Friday, 19th May 2017 06:08 19:20
Saturday, 20th May 2017 06:08 19:21
Sunday, 21st May 2017 06:07 19:21
Monday, 22nd May 2017 06:07 19:21
Tuesday, 23rd May 2017 06:07 19:22
Wednesday, 24th May 2017 06:06 19:22
Thursday, 25th May 2017 06:06 19:23
Friday, 26th May 2017 06:06 19:23
Saturday, 27th May 2017 06:06 19:24
Sunday, 28th May 2017 06:06 19:24
Monday, 29th May 2017 06:05 19:24
Tuesday, 30th May 2017 06:05 19:25
Wednesday, 31st May 2017 06:05 19:25
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