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    Yucatan - Mexico

    Cancún weather and climate

    Yucatan - Mexico

    Cancún weather and climate

    Day

    33 °C

    Night

    23 °C

    Sea

    28 °C

    Precipitation

    109 mm

    in month

    Rainy days

    7 days

    in month

    Daylight

    13 hours

    average

    Sunshine

    8 hours

    average

    Humidity

    79 %

    Weather charts for Cancún

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    Weather overview
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    Wet days chart
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    Sunhours per day chart
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    Wind chart
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    Weather overview for Cancún

    Weather overview

    Cancún (Mexico) is a place with a tropical climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from 28.5 °C (83.3 °F) in January to 33.5 °C (92.3 °F) in August. Temperatures during the night go from 18.7 °C (65.7 °F) in January to 23.8 °C (74.8 °F) in September. The least rainy month in Cancún is March with its 3 days of rain, the rainiest month is September, when it rains 14 days. Sea temperatures are in the following range: 26.1 °C (78.9 °F) in February to 28.9 °C (84.1 °F) in September.

    January weather

    The minimum of the day temperature is observable in Cancún, while the sea temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 26.3 °C (79.3 °F). The descent of the number of rainy days can be observed, its value is 6 days. The night temperature reaches its minimum, with its value of 18.7 °C (65.7 °F).

    February weather

    The day temperature rise's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 29.7 °C (85.5 °F) in Cancún, while the sea temperature is on its minimum in February. The dry season slowly starts this month. The rainfall amount descent's start could be observed in this month. The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to rise, with its value being 7 hours.

    March weather

    The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month in Cancún, while the night temperature rise's start could be observed, its value is 19.7 °C (67.5 °F). The minimum of the number of rainy days can be noticed, with its value of 3 days, and the minimum of the rainfall amount can be noticed as well, its value is 45 mm (1.76 in). The dry season is close to its peak this month. The maximum of the wind speed is observable in March.

    April weather

    The sea temperature starts to rise, its value is 26.7 °C (80.1 °F) in Cancún, while the day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 31.7 °C (89.1 °F). There is pending dry season in April. The maximum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) is observable. The humidity reaches its minimum in April. The night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 21.1 °C (70.0 °F).

    May weather

    The sea temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 27.6 °C (81.6 °F) in Cancún, and the day temperature continues to rise as well, with its value of 32.7 °C (90.9 °F). The beginning of the rise of the number of rainy days could be noticed, its value is 7 days, and the beginning of the rise of the rainfall amount could be noticed as well, the value of this measure is 109 mm (4.29 in). The rise of the night temperature can be observed.

    June weather

    The rise of the sea temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 28.3 °C (82.9 °F) in Cancún, and the night temperature rises similarly to the previous month too, with its value of 23.7 °C (74.7 °F). The number of rainy days rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 12 days, and the rainfall amount rises similarly to the previous month as well, with its value being 169 mm (6.66 in). The beginning of the descent of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed, the value of this measure is 7 hours. The day length is on its maximum, the value of this measure is 13 hours.

    July weather

    The number of rainy days descent's start could be observed, its value is 11 days in Cancún, and the beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed too, its value is 106 mm (4.17 in). The day temperature rise's start could be observed, the value of this measure is 33.3 °C (91.9 °F).

    August weather

    The beginning of the rise of the number of rainy days could be noticed, the value of this measure is 12 days in Cancún, and the beginning of the rise of the rainfall amount could be noticed as well, its value is 132 mm (5.20 in). The maximum of the day temperature can be noticed in August.

    September weather

    The beginning of the descent of the day temperature could be noticed, its value is 32.6 °C (90.7 °F) in Cancún, while the sea temperature is on its maximum in this month. The number of rainy days is on its maximum, the value of this measure is 14 days, and the rainfall amount reaches its maximum too, with its value being 194 mm (7.63 in). The maximum of the humidity can be noticed, with its value being 86 %. The maximum of the night temperature is observable.

    October weather

    The number of rainy days starts to descent, with its value being 12 days in Cancún, and the beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed as well, with its value of 179 mm (7.05 in). The day temperature continues to descent, its value is 31.4 °C (88.5 °F), while the night temperature descent's start could be observed.

    November weather

    The day temperature descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 30.1 °C (86.2 °F) in Cancún, while the sea temperature starts to descent, with its value of 27.7 °C (81.8 °F). The number of rainy days descents similarly to the previous month, and the rainfall amount descents similarly to the previous month too, its value is 99 mm (3.89 in). The descent of the night temperature can be observed, with its value of 20.9 °C (69.6 °F).

    December weather

    The sea temperature continues to descent, with its value of 26.8 °C (80.2 °F) in Cancún, and the day temperature descents similarly to the previous month as well, with its value being 28.9 °C (84.0 °F). The rainfall amount descents similarly to the previous month, its value is 75 mm (2.94 in), and the descent of the number of rainy days can be observed as well, the value of this measure is 6 days. The night temperature descents similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 19.6 °C (67.3 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) reaches its minimum in December.

    FAQs

    What is the night temperature in January in Cancún?

    The average night temperature in Cancún in January is 18.7 °C (65.7 °F). This temperature is pleasant for a wide range of evening, night, and morning activities from sports to sitting outside in restaurants or evening walks.

    Are there good conditions to visit in February in Cancún?

    February is the best month to visit Cancún. The daily temperatures in this month reach pleasant 29.7 °C (85.5 °F). The seawater temperature reaches ideal 26.1 °C (78.9 °F). At night, temperatures hover around a pleasant 19.1 °C (66.4 °F). You can expect just 5 days of rain during the month, taking an umbrella is not necessary.

    What is the sea temperature in Cancún in March?

    The sea will reach 26.1 °C (79.0 °F) in March in Cancún. Seems like an ideal temperature for swimming, you can stay in the sea for a long time and enjoy it as well.

    Is it hot in April in Cancún?

    In Cancún in April, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.

    How many rainy days can I expect in Cancún in May?

    In May in Cancún, we can expect 7 days to be rainy, that is, days when precipitation exceeds 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 1.5 days of the week, or in general - 22 % days.

    How windy is it in June in Cancún?

    An average wind scale that can be expected in Cancún in June is 3.4.

    What level of humidity is to expect in July in Cancún?

    In Cancún in July, expect humidity around 84 %. This humidity is rather above average, but except for sensitive individuals, it should not be a problem.

    Is there a dry season in August in Cancún?

    No, August is not a dry month in Cancún, expect rain approximately 12 days in a month.

    How many sunny hours can I expect in Cancún in October?

    In Cancún in October, you can expect around 6 hours of sunshine.

    What is the temperature in Cancún during the day in November?

    The average daily temperature in Cancún in November is 30.1 °C (86.2 °F). The great temperature for lying by the sea or pool and sunbathing, everywhere else you will probably be a bit hot. Don't forget to drink during the day, in these temperatures you should hydrate yourself a lot.

    Is December part of the wet season in Cancún?

    No, there is no wet season in Cancún in December - you can expect 6 days of rain during the month.