Cancún weather in August (Quintana Roo, Mexico)

This month is known as a warm month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Cancún in August lies at 34.9°C (94.82°F). The average minimum temperature is 24.5°C (76.1°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

The amount of rain during this month is moderate with an average of 87mm (3.4 inches). There are generally around 10 rainy days.

So what to wear in August? Visitors traveling to Cancún should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also bring your summer cloths because it can be very warm or even hot. With a water temperature of around 29.0°C (84.2°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in August look at the numbers below.


Monthly Averages in August

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 24 °C
Max Temperature 34 °C
Water Temperature 29 °C
Chance of Rain 33%
Precipitation 87mm
Rainy Days 10

Where to stay in Cancún

Where to go in Mexico in August

Find out more about the weather in Mexico in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.

Outdoor sports

Weather Forecasts for Cancún (Quintana Roo)

Tue   Feb 07
28°C | 22°C
SE 22 km/h
0 mm
almost clear and no rain

almost clear and no rain

Wed   Feb 08
28°C | 24°C
E 29 km/h
4.3 mm
half cloudy and showers

half cloudy and showers

Thu   Feb 09
28°C | 23°C
SE 22 km/h
2.2 mm
half cloudy and showers

half cloudy and showers

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