Best time to visit, weather and climate Cancún

Best time to visit Cancún, Mexico

The best time to visit Cancún in Mexico is from january until december, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Cancún is 31°C in july and the lowest is 26°C in january. The water temperature is between 24°C and 35°C. The weather and climate of Cancún is suitable for a city trip.

The average climate figure for Cancún is an 8,5. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Cancún has the tropical monsoon climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Cancún or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



Climate Cancún per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
26°C 27°C 27°C 29°C 30°C 30°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 29°C 28°C 27°C
61
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33
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26
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37
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64
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86
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55
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68
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78
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121
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66
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58
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Climate Cancún

Cancún has the tropical monsoon climate prevailing. You have high temperatures and a lot of rainfall throughout the year. The average annual temperature for Cancún is 21° degrees and there is about 599 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 152 days a year with an average humidity of 62% and an UV-index of 4.


Climate Cancún

 
Day
Night
Water
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 26°C 27°C 27°C 29°C 30°C 30°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 29°C 28°C 27°C
Night 22°C 23°C 23°C 25°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 26°C 24°C 23°C
Water 24°C 30°C 29°C 34°C 35°C 35°C 33°C 33°C 32°C 30°C 28°C 27°C
Precip 61
mm
33
mm
26
mm
37
mm
64
mm
86
mm
55
mm
68
mm
78
mm
121
mm
66
mm
58
mm
Rain
days
19 14 14 12 16 18 18 20 21 23 20 20
Dry
days
12 14 17 18 15 12 13 11 9 8 10 11
Sun hours
per day
8 9 9 9 9 9 10 10 9 9 9 9
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 6
 


Climate Cancún january

On average, it is maximum 26° in january in Cancún and at least around 22° degrees. The sea temperature is around 24° degrees. In january there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 61 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Cancún.

Climate Cancún february

On average, it is maximum 27° in february in Cancún and at least around 23° degrees. The sea temperature is around 30° degrees. In february there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 33 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Cancún.

Climate Cancún march

On average, it is maximum 27° in march in Cancún and at least around 23° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. In march there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 26 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Cancún.

Climate Cancún april

On average, it is maximum 29° in april in Cancún and at least around 25° degrees. The sea temperature is around 34° degrees. In april there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 37 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Cancún.

Climate Cancún may

On average, it is maximum 30° in may in Cancún and at least around 26° degrees. The sea temperature is around 35° degrees. In may there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 64 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Cancún.

Climate Cancún june

On average, it is maximum 30° in june in Cancún and at least around 27° degrees. The sea temperature is around 35° degrees. In june there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 86 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Cancún.

Climate Cancún july

On average, it is maximum 31° in july in Cancún and at least around 27° degrees. The sea temperature is around 33° degrees. In july there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 55 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Cancún.

Climate Cancún august

On average, it is maximum 31° in august in Cancún and at least around 27° degrees. The sea temperature is around 33° degrees. In august there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 68 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Cancún.

Climate Cancún september

On average, it is maximum 31° in september in Cancún and at least around 27° degrees. The sea temperature is around 32° degrees. In september there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 78 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Cancún.

Climate Cancún october

On average, it is maximum 29° in october in Cancún and at least around 26° degrees. The sea temperature is around 30° degrees. In october there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 121 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in Cancún.

Climate Cancún november

On average, it is maximum 28° in november in Cancún and at least around 24° degrees. The sea temperature is around 28° degrees. In november there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 66 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Cancún.

Climate Cancún december

On average, it is maximum 27° in december in Cancún and at least around 23° degrees. The sea temperature is around 27° degrees. In december there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 58 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Cancún.

14 day weather forecast Cancún

The weather for Cancún in Mexico will be around 34° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
19 Sep
Onweer met regen 32°C 25°C 30°C 5.6 mm 65% 2m/s 7
Su
20 Sep
Onweer met regen 33°C 24°C 30°C 12 mm 80% 2m/s 9
Mo
21 Sep
Regen 33°C 24°C 30°C 10 mm 75% 1m/s 9
Tu
22 Sep
Wisselend bewolkt 35°C 23°C 30°C 1.1 mm 25% 1m/s 9
We
23 Sep
Lichte regen 36°C 23°C 30°C 7.5 mm 70% 1m/s 10
Th
24 Sep
Lichte regen 33°C 23°C 30°C 5.8 mm 65% 1m/s 10
Fr
25 Sep
Licht bewolkt 35°C 22°C 30°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 9

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
26 Sep
Lichte regen 34°C 25°C 30°C 7.8 mm 70% 1m/s 6
Su
27 Sep
Overwegend bewolkt 34°C 25°C 30°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 8
Mo
28 Sep
Bewolkt 34°C 25°C 30°C 0.3 mm 10% 2m/s 8
Tu
29 Sep
Overwegend bewolkt 32°C 25°C 30°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 5
We
30 Sep
Lichte regen 31°C 24°C 30°C 6.1 mm 65% 2m/s 8
Th
1 Oct
Licht bewolkt 33°C 24°C 30°C 3.1 mm 50% 2m/s 9
Fr
2 Oct
Helder 33°C 23°C 30°C 1.8 mm 40% 2m/s 9

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Flight tickets to Cancún

The 3 nearest airports to Cancún you can fly to are:

  • Cancún International Airport (16 km)
    Cancún
  • Cozumel International Airport (73 km)
    San Miguel de Cozumel
  • Licenciado Manuel Crescencio Rejon Int Airport (295 km)
    Mérida

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About Cancún

Cancún lies in Mexico in the province Quintana Roo and the population consists of 542.043 inhabitants. If you want to call Cancún you have to use +52 or 0052 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +525012457809 or 00525012457809.

Cancún is in a straight line at 7.959 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 11 hours.

The coordinates of Cancún, Mexico are latitude: 21.172361 en longitude: -86.829546

The GPS coordinates are N 21° 10' 20.6400" en W 86° 49' 46.2000"

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Currency Cancún

In Cancún the Mexican peso is used to pay.

Exchange rate Mexican peso (MXN) 19 september 2020

1 Mexican peso = 0,05 United States dollar
100 Mexican peso = 4,73 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 21,14 Mexican peso
100 United States dollar = 2.113,92 Mexican peso

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Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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Time difference Cancún

In Cancún it is now 11:06 o’clock in the morning on saturday 19 september 2020. That is 1 hour earlier than in United States. The time zone of Cancún is America/Cancun and the Greenwich time is UTC-05.

Vaccinations Cancún

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Cancún.

  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës
  • ZIKA-virus