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Cancún Climate by Month

The graphs below provide an overview of the climate in Cancún (Quintana Roo), Mexico. They present long-term patterns and averages of weather conditions over a 30-year period.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year.

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc.

Forecast for Cancún

Sat   Jul 13
32°C | 27°C
E 18 km/h
almost clear and no rain

almost clear and no rain

Sun   Jul 14
31°C | 26°C
E 14 km/h
1.3 mm
partly cloudy and  chance of rain

partly cloudy and chance of rain

Mon   Jul 15
31°C | 26°C
E 14 km/h
2.8 mm
broken clouds and  chance of rain

broken clouds and chance of rain

The best time of year to visit Cancún in Mexico

Cancún has an almost perfect climate for sun and beach holidays. Temperatures in Cancún are almost everyday around 30°C during the day and between 20°C and 22°C at night. In the period April to September, almost every day the temperature reaches the tropical thirty degrees limit. During winter months the daytime temperatures average drops slightly below 30°C.

In summer it is considerably wetter than in the winter. The precipitation that falls out usually comes in the form of heavy storms that often disappear just as fast as they came. There is a risk of hurricanes and tropical storms in the period June till November. The risk is the highest in August, September and October. Sometimes such hurricanes causes considerable damage. Fortunately, the chances of this are not as great as it seems, but those who don't want to take any chances should avoid these months.

The best time to visit is during the drier months: February, March and April.

Other facts from our historical weather data:

  • Which months have the greatest rainfall in Cancún?
    Most rainfall (rainy season) is seen in June, September and October.
  • Which is the wettest month in Cancún?
    October tops the wettest month list with 204 mm of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Cancún?
    March is the driest month with 34 mm of precipitation.

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