Cancun & Riviera Maya weather in May 2019

  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)32
    32°C max day temperature
  • 8 hours of sunshine per day (61% of daylight hours) in May in Cancun & Riviera Maya8
    8 hours of sunshine per day
  • 7 days with some rainfall in May in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)7
    7 days with some rainfall
  • 22°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)22
    22°C min night temperature
  • 13 hours of daylight per day in May in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)13
    13 hours of daylight per day
  • Very high heat & humidity in May in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)VH
    Very High heat & humidity
  • 109 mm monthly rainfall in May in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)109
    109 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in May in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)11
    11+ (Extreme) UV index
  • 27°C sea temperature in May in Cancun & Riviera Maya (Cancun)27
    27°C sea temperature

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Expect 32°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 8 hours of sunshine per day in Cancun & Riviera Maya in May. Check more long-term weather averages for Cancun & Riviera Maya in May before you book your next holiday to Cancun & Riviera Maya in 2019/2020. The May weather averages shown above are for Cancun.

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The May weather guide for Riviera Maya, represented by Cancun, 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 & Riviera Maya weather in May

The average maximum daytime temperature in Cancun & Riviera Maya in May is a hot 32°C (90°F) with very high heat & humidity. The average night-time temperature is usually a warm 22°C (72°F). There are usually 8 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 61% of the 13 hours of daylight.

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 sea temperature in and around Cancun & Riviera Maya in May is 27°C (81°F).

The weather in Cancun & Riviera Maya in May is represented by Cancun.

Cancun & Riviera Maya sunrise & sunset times for May 2019

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Cancun & Riviera Maya in May 2019. Select a month to view Cancun & Riviera Maya sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The Cancun & Riviera Maya sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Cancun.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Wednesday, 1st May 2019 06:17 19:12
Thursday, 2nd May 2019 06:16 19:13
Friday, 3rd May 2019 06:16 19:13
Saturday, 4th May 2019 06:15 19:14
Sunday, 5th May 2019 06:14 19:14
Monday, 6th May 2019 06:14 19:14
Tuesday, 7th May 2019 06:13 19:15
Wednesday, 8th May 2019 06:13 19:15
Thursday, 9th May 2019 06:12 19:16
Friday, 10th May 2019 06:12 19:16
Saturday, 11th May 2019 06:11 19:16
Sunday, 12th May 2019 06:11 19:17
Monday, 13th May 2019 06:10 19:17
Tuesday, 14th May 2019 06:10 19:18
Wednesday, 15th May 2019 06:10 19:18
Thursday, 16th May 2019 06:09 19:19
Friday, 17th May 2019 06:09 19:19
Saturday, 18th May 2019 06:08 19:19
Sunday, 19th May 2019 06:08 19:20
Monday, 20th May 2019 06:08 19:20
Tuesday, 21st May 2019 06:07 19:21
Wednesday, 22nd May 2019 06:07 19:21
Thursday, 23rd May 2019 06:07 19:22
Friday, 24th May 2019 06:07 19:22
Saturday, 25th May 2019 06:06 19:22
Sunday, 26th May 2019 06:06 19:23
Monday, 27th May 2019 06:06 19:23
Tuesday, 28th May 2019 06:06 19:24
Wednesday, 29th May 2019 06:06 19:24
Thursday, 30th May 2019 06:05 19:25
Friday, 31st May 2019 06:05 19:25
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