Climate and temperature in Cancun

Find out how is the climate and temperature in Cancun every month. Get a better understanding of this subject and ensure the perfect clothes and walks for each season. We are sure that this article will greatly facilitate your trip planning there.

Sunset in Cancun

After reading this article, check out our tips about how to save a lot of money on your trip to Cancun. It is the most accessed article on our blog and will help you a lot with all the trip planning. There are several unmissable tips that will save you A LOT of cash and set up your entire trip to Cancun.

Temperatures in Cancun

The temperature in Cancun is pleasant all year round, with an average in the summer of 29°C (84.2°F) and 24°C (75.2°F) in the winter. Then, you will be able to enjoy the beach and all tours in Cancun in any of the two seasons. However, if you want real heat, it is best to go between June and August, which corresponds to the summer in Cancun.

Temperature graph for Cancun

The sea temperature is generally warmer between the months of May and October. But, don’t worry, because you can go into the sea every day of the year, even if the water is a little colder at the first contact. The rainy season usually happens between the months of September and October, but in the summer the rains are also abundant.

Caribbean Sea

Hurricane season in Cancun

Officially, the hurricane season runs from June to November, but the worst months may be September and October. But, calm down, because even during that time, life goes on normally and the chance of you seeing a hurricane is not the highest.

One of the benefits of going to Cancun at this time is the savings you can make, as it is the low season in the city and prices tend to go down. It is unlikely that your vacation will be affected by a hurricane, it is easier for your trips to be postponed due to the rains than because of the hurricanes.

Rain in Cancun

Weather in Cancun each month

April and May: perhaps the best months to make the most of Cancun, as it rains a little, the temperature is pleasant and prices are lower due to the low season.

February and March: these are high season months and hotels tend to get very crowded due to the Spring Break parties (parties that take place during the recess of colleges and colleges in the USA). The temperature is high and it doesn’t rain much.

Spring Break in Cancun

June and July: these are very hot months. June rains more, but in July the rain gives a respite. However, it coincides with the beginning of the hurricane season.

August, September and October: even though it is warm months to enjoy the beaches, this is the worst time of the year to visit Cancun, since the rains are more constant and are the months with the highest incidence of storms and hurricanes. However, it is the period with the lowest prices.

Hazard warning sign on beaches

November: the risk of hurricanes is lower and it rains less when compared to previous months.

December and January: these are the months most sought after by tourists, corresponding to the high season in Cancun. The rains are not as constant or as strong as in the months of August, September, October and November, but the weather is milder too, since it is winter in Cancun at this time of year. Prices go up a lot!

Sun in Cancun

Important tips to enjoy much more your trip to Cancun

Now that we have given you all the tips about climate and temperature in Cancun, here are some more suggestions that will make your trip even better. Cancun is a big city and its tourist spots and beaches are concentrated in some regions, so being well located makes all the difference. If you haven’t already booked your hotel, be sure to check out our article Where to stay in Cancun, with tips from the best regions and also how to get a great hotel at a great price (and find all inclusive hotels and resorts on sale).

Hotel Zone in Cancun

Another good tip is that many people think it is not worthwhile to rent a car in Cancun, but it all depends on how your trip will be. If you are staying at the hotel every day, it really is not worth it. But, if you are going on tours, want to go to shopping malls and tourist spots, they are all a little bit apart and the car is great for getting around.

Even in the hotel zone that has everything there, the distance between the points is great, and without the car you need to take a taxi or public bus. With the car, you have more comfort and freedom, not to mention the economy, because with the value of the transport that you will spend from the airport to the hotel and vice versa, you have already paid the rent of a car for almost 5 days. If you want to know all the tips on the subject and how to get incredible prices, see our full article about how to rent a car in Cancun.

Travel car rental service

Where to buy the cheapest tickets for tours and tourist attractions in Cancun

A good suggestion to save money is to buy tickets, tours and excursions in advance online. It costs a lot less and you don’t waste time in lines there in Cancun. We have done a lot of research and the site that always has the best prices is this Cancun tickets website. They are the biggest tours tickets website in the world.

Xcaret Park in Cancun

The unmissable tours that cannot be left out of your trip in any way are: the excursion to Isla Mujeres, excursion to X-Caret or Xel-Há (two incredible natural parks), the Coco Bongo party and the excursion to Chichén Itzá, which is one of the seven wonders of the world. It also has the swim with dolphins which is incredible. Virtually all tours pick you up at your hotel and drop you back there.

Don’t forget about travel insurance to Cancun

Another tip is to not forget to take international travel insurance to Cancun, as it is very important and no one should leave the country without one. If you want, read our article about travel insurance for Cancun and see tips on how to get good insurance at an incredible price. It is super cheap and very worth it.

How to use your cell phone in Cancun

Being able to use the Internet from your cell phone in Cancun is very worthwhile. The tourist attractions, restaurants, shopping malls and beaches have great applications. In addition, you save by not having to rent a GPS for the car with the rental company, you can search the addresses and times of the places, see the weather forecast to plan for the tours and beaches, stay connected with everyone through applications and post your photos of Cancun on social networks.

Woman using cell phone on the beach

If you want, see all our tips to use your cell phone in Cancun. It’s super cheap and you’ll be able to use your cell phone all day and anywhere. And, you can also search all about climate and temperature in Cancun for when you’re there.

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