Weather in Cancun in May 2016

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

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

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).

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Cancun sunrise & sunset times for May 2016

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