Cancun weather in January 2020

  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Cancun28
    28°C max day temperature
  • 6 hours of sunshine per day
  • 6 days with some rainfall in January in Cancun6
    6 days with some rainfall
  • 18°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Cancun18
    18°C min night temperature
  • 11 hours of daylight per day in January in Cancun11
    11 hours of daylight per day
  • Moderate heat & humidity in January in CancunM
    Moderate heat & humidity
  • 69 mm monthly rainfall in January in Cancun69
    69 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in January in Cancun7
    7 (High) UV index
  • 26°C sea temperature in January in Cancun26
    26°C sea temperature
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The January weather guide for Cancun, Riviera Maya shows long term 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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Guide to Cancun weather in January

The average maximum daytime temperature in Cancun in January is a warm 28°C (82°F) with moderate heat & humidity. The average night-time temperature is usually a comfortable 18°C (64°F). There are usually 6 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 58% of the 11 hours of daylight.

Expect 69mm (2.7 inches) of rainfall across the whole of January with 6 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be high (7 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The average sea temperature in and around Cancun in January is 26°C (79°F).

Cancun sunrise & sunset times for January 2020

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Cancun in January 2020. Select a month to view Cancun sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Wednesday, 1st January 2020 07:25 18:17
Thursday, 16th January 2020 07:27 18:27
Friday, 31st January 2020 07:25 18:37
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