Cancun & Riviera Maya climate guide

Temperature in Cancun & Riviera Maya (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
28°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)28
28°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)28
30°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)30
32°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)32
32°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)32
32°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)32
32°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)32
33°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)33
32°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)32
30°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)30
29°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)29
28°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)28
Min temperature (night-time)
18°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)18
18°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)18
19°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)19
21°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)21
22°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)22
23°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)23
23°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)23
23°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)23
23°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)23
22°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)22
20°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)20
18°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)18
Sea temperature
26°C sea temperature in January in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)26
26°C sea temperature in February in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)26
26°C sea temperature in March in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)26
26°C sea temperature in April in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)26
27°C sea temperature in May in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)27
28°C sea temperature in June in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)28
28°C sea temperature in July in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)28
29°C sea temperature in August in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)29
29°C sea temperature in September in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)29
28°C sea temperature in October in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)28
28°C sea temperature in November in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)28
27°C sea temperature in December in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)27

Sunshine & Daylight in Cancun & Riviera Maya

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight
11 hours of daylight per day in January in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)11
11 hours of daylight per day in February in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)11
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)12
13 hours of daylight per day in April in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)13
13 hours of daylight per day in May in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)13
13 hours of daylight per day in June in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)13
13 hours of daylight per day in July in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)13
13 hours of daylight per day in August in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)13
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)12
12 hours of daylight per day in October in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)12
11 hours of daylight per day in November in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)11
11 hours of daylight per day in December in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)11

Rainfall in Cancun & Riviera Maya

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
6 days with some rainfall in January in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)6
5 days with some rainfall in February in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)5
3 days with some rainfall in March in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)3
3 days with some rainfall in April in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)3
7 days with some rainfall in May in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)7
11 days with some rainfall in June in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)11
11 days with some rainfall in July in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)11
13 days with some rainfall in August in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)13
14 days with some rainfall in September in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)14
13 days with some rainfall in October in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)13
8 days with some rainfall in November in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)8
7 days with some rainfall in December in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)7
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
69 mm monthly rainfall in January in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)69
55 mm monthly rainfall in February in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)55
36 mm monthly rainfall in March in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)36
43 mm monthly rainfall in April in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)43
109 mm monthly rainfall in May in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)109
185 mm monthly rainfall in June in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)185
127 mm monthly rainfall in July in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)127
148 mm monthly rainfall in August in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)148
229 mm monthly rainfall in September in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)229
193 mm monthly rainfall in October in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)193
91 mm monthly rainfall in November in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)91
84 mm monthly rainfall in December in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)84

More climate for Cancun & Riviera Maya

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in January in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)7
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in February in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)9
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in March in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in April in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in May in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in June in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in July in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in August in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)11
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in September in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)11
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in October in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)9
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in November in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)8
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in December in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)7
Heat & Humidity
Moderate heat & humidity in January in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)M
Moderate heat & humidity in February in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)M
High heat & humidity in March in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)H
High heat & humidity in April in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)H
Very high heat & humidity in May in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)VH
Very high heat & humidity in June in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)VH
Very high heat & humidity in July in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)VH
Very high heat & humidity in August in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)VH
Very high heat & humidity in September in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)VH
High heat & humidity in October in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)H
High heat & humidity in November in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)H
Moderate heat & humidity in December in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)M

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Riviera Maya, represented by Cancun, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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