Cancun climate guide

Temperature in Cancun (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
28°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Cancun28
28°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Cancun28
30°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Cancun30
32°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Cancun32
32°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Cancun32
32°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Cancun32
32°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Cancun32
33°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Cancun33
32°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Cancun32
30°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Cancun30
29°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Cancun29
28°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Cancun28
Min temperature (night-time)
18°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Cancun18
18°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Cancun18
19°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Cancun19
21°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Cancun21
22°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Cancun22
23°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Cancun23
23°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Cancun23
23°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Cancun23
23°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Cancun23
22°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Cancun22
20°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Cancun20
18°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Cancun18
Sea temperature
26°C sea temperature in January in Cancun26
26°C sea temperature in February in Cancun26
26°C sea temperature in March in Cancun26
26°C sea temperature in April in Cancun26
27°C sea temperature in May in Cancun27
28°C sea temperature in June in Cancun28
28°C sea temperature in July in Cancun28
29°C sea temperature in August in Cancun29
29°C sea temperature in September in Cancun29
28°C sea temperature in October in Cancun28
28°C sea temperature in November in Cancun28
27°C sea temperature in December in Cancun27

Sunshine & Daylight in Cancun

  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 Cancun11
11 hours of daylight per day in February in Cancun11
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Cancun12
13 hours of daylight per day in April in Cancun13
13 hours of daylight per day in May in Cancun13
13 hours of daylight per day in June in Cancun13
13 hours of daylight per day in July in Cancun13
13 hours of daylight per day in August in Cancun13
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Cancun12
12 hours of daylight per day in October in Cancun12
11 hours of daylight per day in November in Cancun11
11 hours of daylight per day in December in Cancun11

Rainfall in Cancun

  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 Cancun6
5 days with some rainfall in February in Cancun5
3 days with some rainfall in March in Cancun3
3 days with some rainfall in April in Cancun3
7 days with some rainfall in May in Cancun7
11 days with some rainfall in June in Cancun11
11 days with some rainfall in July in Cancun11
13 days with some rainfall in August in Cancun13
14 days with some rainfall in September in Cancun14
13 days with some rainfall in October in Cancun13
8 days with some rainfall in November in Cancun8
7 days with some rainfall in December in Cancun7
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
69 mm monthly rainfall in January in Cancun69
55 mm monthly rainfall in February in Cancun55
36 mm monthly rainfall in March in Cancun36
43 mm monthly rainfall in April in Cancun43
109 mm monthly rainfall in May in Cancun109
185 mm monthly rainfall in June in Cancun185
127 mm monthly rainfall in July in Cancun127
148 mm monthly rainfall in August in Cancun148
229 mm monthly rainfall in September in Cancun229
193 mm monthly rainfall in October in Cancun193
91 mm monthly rainfall in November in Cancun91
84 mm monthly rainfall in December in Cancun84

More climate for Cancun

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in January in Cancun7
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in February in Cancun9
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in March in Cancun11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in April in Cancun11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in May in Cancun11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in June in Cancun11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in July in Cancun11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in August in Cancun11
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in September in Cancun11
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in October in Cancun9
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in November in Cancun8
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in December in Cancun7
Heat & Humidity
Moderate heat & humidity in January in CancunM
Moderate heat & humidity in February in CancunM
High heat & humidity in March in CancunH
High heat & humidity in April in CancunH
Very high heat & humidity in May in CancunVH
Very high heat & humidity in June in CancunVH
Very high heat & humidity in July in CancunVH
Very high heat & humidity in August in CancunVH
Very high heat & humidity in September in CancunVH
High heat & humidity in October in CancunH
High heat & humidity in November in CancunH
Moderate heat & humidity in December in CancunM

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

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The climate guide for Cancun, Cancun & Riviera Maya 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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