CLIMATE AND WEATHER STATISTICS FOR CANCUN

Cancun Weather - Cancun Climate - Cancun Rainy Season

Cancun weather is fantastic year-round.  High temperatures average in the high 80s, while lows are only in the 70s.  The rainy season runs from May through October, while the dry season is November through April.  May and June are the most sweltering months, with high humidity, rainfall and temperatures, while the winter months are generally pleasant.

Cancun is a tropical climate, which makes it vulnerable to hurricanes, as evidenced by Hurricanes Emily and Wilma in 2005.  Cancun gets hit directly by a hurricane approximately every 12 years, and gets at least brushed by a hurricane every 2.5 years. Hurricane season in Cancun runs from July through November, with September and October being the most likely months for a hurricane event.

Cancun water temperatures are always bathtub warm, varying from 78F-80F in the winter months to 82F-84F in the summer months.  Underwater visibility is best near Cozumel, where it can reach up to an amazing 200 feet.  Visibility near Cancun is usually  50-100 feet.  In Cancun's famous Cenotes, the visibility often exceeds 300 feet...incredible. 

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CANCUN AVERAGE TEMPERATURES

 

Average High Temperature

Average Low Temperature

Average Temperature

Number of days over 90F (32C)

Number of days over 80F (26C)

January 81F (27C) 67F (19C) 75F (23C) 0 20
February 82F (27C) 68F (20C) 75F (23C) 0 21
March 84F (28C) 71F (21C) 78F (25C) 1 26
April 85F (29C) 73F (22C) 80F (26C) 3 29
May 88F (31C) 77F (25C) 82F (27C) 10 31
June 89F (31C) 78F (25C) 84F (28C) 17 30
July 90F (32C) 78F (25C) 84F (28C) 24 31
August 90F (32C) 77F (25C) 84F (28C) 25 31
September 89F (31C) 76F (24C) 83F (28C) 17 30
October 87F (30C) 74F 23C) 81F (27C) 7 30
November 84F (28C) 72F (22C) 78F (25F) 1 28
December 82F (27C) 69F (20C) 76F (24C) 0 23
           
Overall 86F (30C) 74F (23C) 80F (26C) 105 330

 

CANCUN RECORD TEMPERATURES

CANCUN FAST FACTS

  Record High Temperature Record Low Temperature

 

Latitude: 21.17N (2102'N)
Longitude: 86.83W (8653'W)
Average Elevation: Sea Level
Highest Elevation: 200 feet
Coastline: 540 miles

January 95F (35C) 45F (7C)
February 90F (32C) 52F (11C)
March 91F (32C) 52F (11C)
April 97F (36C) 52F (11C)
May 99F (37C) 63F (17C)
June 102F (38C) 63F (17C)
July 102F (38C) 64F (17C)
August 100F (37C) 64F (17C)
September 102F (38C) 63F (17C)
October 102F (38C) 59F (15C)
November 99F (37C) 55F (12C)
December 88F (31C) 52F (11C)
     
Overall 102F (38C) 45F (7C)

 

CANCUN WEATHER AND CLIMATE INFORMATION

  Average Days with Precipitation Average Morning Humidity Average Evening Humidity Average Wind Speed Average Rainfall
January 5 86% 75% 9 mph (14 km/hr) 3.5 in.
February 4 85% 73% 10 mph (16 km/hr) 2.2 in.
March 3 85% 72% 10 mph (16 km/hr) 1.6 in.
April 2 84% 69% 10 mph (16 km/hr) 1.6 in.
May 4 83% 71% 10 mph (16 km/hr) 4.6 in.
June 6 84% 73% 10 mph (16 km/hr) 7.0 in.
July 4 84% 70% 9 mph (14 km/hr) 4.3 in.
August 4 86% 70% 9 mph (14 km/hr) 5.9 in.
September 7 85% 75% 9 mph (14 km/hr) 9.0 in.
October 8 86% 74% 9 mph (14 km/hr) 8.6 in.
November 5 86% 75% 9 mph (14 km/hr) 3.8 in.
December 6 86% 75% 9 mph (14 km/hr) 4.3 in.
           
Overall 58 85% 73% 9 mph (14 km/hr) 56.4 in.

 

CANCUN WEATHER AND CLIMATE INFORMATION
  Average Days With Haze Average Days With Limited Visibility Average Dew Point Days with Thunderstorms

Days with Fog

January 4 5 68F 0 1
February 4 4 68F 0 1
March 5 5 69F 0 0
April 3 4 71F 0 0
May 5 5 73F 0 0
June 5 5 76F 1 0
July 5 5 76F 0 0
August 4 4 76F 0 0
September 3 3 75F 1 0
October 5 5 73F 1 0
November 4 4 71F 0 1
December 4 4 69F 0 1
           
Overall 51 53 72F 3 4

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