Cancun Weather

Current Weather Conditions

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Cancun Weather Information: 

The climate in Cancun and the Mayan Riviera is semi-tropical, with an average yearly temperature of 78 degrees Farenheit (26°C) , which can rise to 95°F (35°C) in summer. Average rainfall per year is 1400 mm.

There are two distinct seasons in Cancun. The wet season runs from May to October and is slightly hotter, the dry season is from November to April with cooler temperatures. This is due to the north trade winds which are strongest in this season and bring cooling breezes to the coast. In terms of weather, the best time of year to travel to Cancun is during the coolest months of the dry season, from January to April. Humidity can be high in Cancun, often around 80%. It is at its lowest in April and May. 

Weather in Cancun can't be reliably forecast more than a week or so in advance, but weather averages are good indicators of what to expect any month. 

Rain can be heavy at times in Cancun, but sporadic. Often a heavy downpour will be followed by bright sunshine an hour later.

Cancun weather is a strange phenomenon. Often, it can be raining in downtown Cancun, while  the skies are blue and sunny in the Cancun Hotel Zone, only a mile away.

Monthly Averages for Cancun, Mexico
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Avg High 81°F
27°C
82°F
28°C
84°F
29°C
85°F
29°C
88°F
31°C
89°F
31°C
90°F
32°C
90°F
32°C
89°F
31°C
87°F
30°C
84°F
29°C
82°F
28°C
Avg Low 67°F
19°C
68°F
20°C
71°F
21°C
73°F
23°C
77°F
25°C
78°F
25°C
78°F
25°C
77°F
25°C
76°F
24°C
74°F
23°C
72°F
22°C
69°F
20°C