21. März 2019

Water Temperature Cancun

Cancun is a well known vacation destination on the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula and the center of the Riviera Maya tourist area. It’s located in the district of Benito Juarez in the north-eastern state of Quintana Roo in the southeastern part of Mexico. Thanks to its location,  the weather is warm and sunny all over the year. The average maximum temperatures range between 91 to 93 degrees Fahrenheit between May and August und reach the lowest in January and February with 62 degrees Fahrenheit. The water temperature in Cancun is always warm, with comfortable 77 degrees as the lowest and warm 84 degrees as the highest. This means optimal conditions for swimming, diving or relaxing in the Caribbean Sea and for sun bathing on the wide beaches around Cancun. Important to know for tourists: the hurricane season lasts from May to December.

Current water temperature Cancun: 81°F


 

Minimum/ maximum & average water temperature in Cancun:

Month min. Water-
temperature
max. Water-
temperature
avg. Water-
temperature
January 77 °F 79 °F 78 °F
February 77 °F 79 °F 78 °F
March 77 °F 79 °F 78 °F
April 79 °F 81 °F 80 °F
May 81 °F 83 °F 82 °F
June 82 °F 84 °F 83 °F
July 82 °F 85 °F 84 °F
August 84 °F 86 °F 85 °F
September 84 °F 85 °F 84 °F
October 82 °F 85 °F 83 °F
November 80 °F 82 °F 81 °F
December 79 °F 81 °F 80 °F

 

Average Water Temperature in Cancun:

Average Water Temperature in Cancun
 

Average minimum & maximum Water Temperature in Cancun:

average min max water temperature cancun
 

  • Annual avg. water temperature: 81 °F
  • Month with avg. highest water temperature: August 86 °F
  • Month with avg. lowest water temperature:  January to March 77 °F

Weather Forecast for Cancun:

Partly Cloudy
Thursday 03/21/2019 10%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 81F. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph.
Clear
Friday 03/22/2019 0%
Clear
Sun and a few passing clouds. High near 80F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 03/23/2019 10%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High near 80F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of Rain
Sunday 03/24/2019 40%
Chance of Rain
Sunny skies during the morning hours will give way to occasional showers in the afternoon. High 81F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Clear
Monday 03/25/2019 20%
Clear
Sunny. High 83F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph.
Clear
Tuesday 03/26/2019 10%
Clear
A mainly sunny sky. High 83F. Winds NE at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 03/27/2019 20%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High around 80F. Winds NNE at 10 to 20 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 03/28/2019 0%
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 81F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of Rain
Friday 03/29/2019 40%
Chance of Rain
Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will give way to occasional showers in the afternoon. High 82F. Winds ESE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 03/30/2019 20%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 83F. Winds ESE at 10 to 20 mph.

 

Climate Chart for Cancun:

January February March April May June July August September October November December
Avg. High (°F) 82 84 89 91 93 91 91 91 89 87 84 82
Avg. Low (°F) 62 62 66 69 71 73 73 73 73 71 66 64
Avg. Precipitation days 8 6 4 4 8 13 12 12 16 14 10 10
Sunshine Hours 5 5 6 6 7 7 7 7 6 6 5 5

Image Source: MikeMcHolm