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Cancun – Best time to go

Best time to visit Cancun

Cancun enjoys a warm and sunny climate year-round with typical humidity levels of 69–85% and temperatures reaching highs of 32˚C and 33˚C during the warmest months from April to September.  The driest weather generally occurs from November to April however short bursts of rain are common year-round. 

Best times to visit

Dry Season

Cancun’s dry season sees slightly cooler temperatures and reduced humidity. Lasting from November to April, the dry season offers great beach weather and rain is rare. 

Rainy Season

May to October sees an increase in temperature and rainfall in Cancun, with July and August the hottest, most humid months. Hurricane season officially runs from 1st June to 30th November, although September and October are the months most likely to see a hurricane. 

Favourite Season

The tropical waters surrounding Cancun are bathwater warm and best enjoyed between December and April, when the temperatures are hot, there is a low chance of rain, and humidity hasn’t risen to summer levels yet. 

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Average weather in January

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Cancun
27ºC
105mm

Average weather in February

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Cancun
27ºC
50mm

Average weather in March

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Cancun
28ºC
46mm

Average weather in April

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Cancun
29ºC
29mm

Average weather in May

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Cancun
31ºC
89mm

Average weather in June

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Cancun
31ºC
141mm

Average weather in July

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Cancun
32ºC
70mm

Average weather in August

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Cancun
32ºC
88mm

Average weather in September

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Cancun
31ºC
184mm

Average weather in October

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Cancun
30ºC
282mm

Average weather in November

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Cancun
28ºC
128mm

Average weather in December

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Cancun
27ºC
90mm