Cancun Weather and Climate

Cancun climate is pleasant year-round with an average yearly temperature between 80°F (26°C). The hottest period is the summer one (June, July, August, September) with temperature higher than 89°F (31°C). In some case this can be up to 100°F (37°C). Cancun have around 240 days of sun per year and only 58 of rain. Cancun climate is tropical and can be hit by hurricanes during the period between July and November, even if this is not very often as Cancun gets hit directly by a hurricane approximately every 12 years. The water temperature in Cancun is always warm, from 80°F (26°C) in the winter months to 84°F (28°C) in the summer months.

Average High Temperature

Average Low Temperature

Average Temperature

Number of days over 90°F (32°C)

Number of days over 80°F (26°C)

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