Cancun Water Temperature

Fabulous Cancun is situated in south eastern Mexico and situated north of Mexico’s beautiful Caribbean coast resort known as the Riviera Maya. Cancun has an amazing and interesting Mayan history which is well known throughout the world.

Cancun is a city close to gulf of mexico. September is the month with the hottest water temperature at 84.7°F / 29.3°C. The coldest month is February with an ø water temperature of 79.3°F / 26.3°C. April is the month with the lowest precipitation of 0.4in / 10.1mm and June with the highest precipitation in a year with 7.2in / 183mm. The avg. air temperature is around 82.2°F / 27.9°C, August is the month with the highest temperature. January is the coolest with 73.8°F / 23.2°C average air temperature. January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September, November, December would be the best time to visit. tropical savanna climate with wet summer would be the climate here.

Cancun Summary

Description Value
Current water temperature 80.6 °F / 27 °C
Warmest Month Water Temperature: September with 84.7°F / 29.3°C
Coldest Month Water Temperature: February with 79.3°F / 26.3°C
Warmest Month Air Temperature: August with 82.2°F / 27.9°C
Coldest Month Air Temperature: January with 73.8°F / 23.2°C
Wettest Month: June with 7.2in / 183mm
Driest Month: April with 0.4in / 10.1mm
Highest Humidity September with 82.2%
Lowest Humidity March with 71.2%
Best Time to Visit: January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September, November, December
Climate Classification tropical savanna climate with wet summer

Cancun water temperature by month

gulf of mexico water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°F)

ø. Water

Temperature (°F)

Min. Water

Temperature (°F)

January

80.4 79.7 79.3

February

79.7 79.5 79.2

March

80.1 79.7 79.3

April

81.1 80.4 79.9

May

82.9 82 81.1

June

83.3 82.9 82.6

July

84.2 83.8 83.1

August

84.7 84.6 84.2

September

84.7 84.6 84.2

October

84.6 84 83.1

November

83.1 82.4 81.3

December

81.5 80.8 80.2

gulf of mexico water temperature by month

Max. Water

Temperature (°C)

ø. Water

Temperature (°C)

Min. Water

Temperature (°C)

January

26.9 26.5 26.3

February

26.5 26.4 26.2

March

26.7 26.5 26.3

April

27.3 26.9 26.6

May

28.3 27.8 27.3

June

28.5 28.3 28.1

July

29 28.8 28.4

August

29.3 29.2 29

September

29.3 29.2 29

October

29.2 28.9 28.4

November

28.4 28 27.4

December

27.5 27.1 26.8

September is the month with the highest water temperature at 84.7°F / 29.3°C. The month with the lowest is February with an average water temperature of 79.3°F / 26.3°C.


Cancun weather today & 14-day weather forecast

Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 24
Broken clouds
82 °F
68°F
28 °C
20°C
1mph (2km/h)
east
0in (0mm)
10 %
82%
Jan. 25
Overcast clouds
83 °F
71°F
28 °C
21°C
2mph (2km/h)
east-southeast
0in (1mm)
15 %
85%
Jan. 26
Scattered clouds
85 °F
73°F
29 °C
23°C
2mph (3km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
79%
Jan. 27
Scattered clouds
86 °F
70°F
30 °C
21°C
1mph (2km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
82%
Jan. 28
Broken clouds
85 °F
68°F
29 °C
20°C
1mph (2km/h)
east-northeast
0in (1mm)
25 %
82%
Jan. 29
Overcast clouds
77 °F
64°F
25 °C
18°C
2mph (3km/h)
northeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
72%
Jan. 30
Broken clouds
80 °F
63°F
27 °C
17°C
1mph (2km/h)
east
0in (1mm)
20 %
75%
Date
Weather
Max. F
Min. F
Max. C
Min. C
Windspeed
Windir.
Precip.
Rainrisk
Rel. Humidity
Jan. 31
Scattered clouds
82 °F
65°F
28 °C
18°C
1mph (2km/h)
east
0in (1mm)
25 %
81%
Feb. 01
Scattered clouds
83 °F
65°F
28 °C
19°C
1mph (2km/h)
northeast
0in (1mm)
25 %
83%
Feb. 02
Scattered clouds
84 °F
65°F
29 °C
18°C
1mph (2km/h)
northeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
79%
Feb. 03
Scattered clouds
86 °F
66°F
30 °C
19°C
1mph (2km/h)
east
0in (0mm)
10 %
67%
Feb. 04
Scattered clouds
86 °F
67°F
30 °C
19°C
2mph (3km/h)
east-southeast
0in (1mm)
30 %
78%
Feb. 05
Few clouds
85 °F
71°F
30 °C
22°C
2mph (4km/h)
southeast
0in (1mm)
15 %
80%
Feb. 06
Few clouds
86 °F
74°F
30 °C
23°C
3mph (4km/h)
southeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
71%
Feb. 07
Few clouds
86 °F
73°F
30 °C
23°C
2mph (4km/h)
southeast
0in (2mm)
45 %
78%
Feb. 08
Few clouds
85 °F
71°F
30 °C
22°C
2mph (3km/h)
east-southeast
0in (0mm)
20 %
72%

Cancun weather by month / climate table

Max.

Temperature

°F

ø.

Temperature

°F

Min.

Temperature

(°F)

Precip.

(in)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

80.2 73.8 69.8 1.4 1 72.7%

February

81.3 75.2 70.5 0.9 0 73%

March

82.6 76.5 71.4 0.5 0 71.2%

April

85.1 78.6 73.6 0.4 0 72.4%

May

86.4 80.4 75.9 2.9 6 75.7%

June

86.4 81 77 7.2 19 81.3%

July

87.6 82 78.1 3.7 5 79.4%

August

87.6 82.2 78.3 4.2 13 79.8%

September

86.9 81.1 76.8 7.2 23 82.2%

October

84.7 79.3 75.2 7 0 80.7%

November

82.4 76.6 72.5 3.1 3 74.8%

December

80.6 75.4 70.9 1.7 3 75.1%

Max.

Temperature

°C

ø.

Temperature

°C

Min.

Temperature

(°C)

Precip.

(mm)

Rainy Days

(d)

Rel. Humidity

(%)

January

26.8 23.2 21 34.7 1 72.7%

February

27.4 24 21.4 22.5 0 73%

March

28.1 24.7 21.9 12.5 0 71.2%

April

29.5 25.9 23.1 10.1 0 72.4%

May

30.2 26.9 24.4 72.9 6 75.7%

June

30.2 27.2 25 183 19 81.3%

July

30.9 27.8 25.6 94.2 5 79.4%

August

30.9 27.9 25.7 106.2 13 79.8%

September

30.5 27.3 24.9 182.3 23 82.2%

October

29.3 26.3 24 179 0 80.7%

November

28 24.8 22.5 77.5 3 74.8%

December

27 24.1 21.6 43.5 3 75.1%
April is the month with the lowest rain of 0.4in / 10.1mm and June with the highest precipitation in a year with 7.2in / 183mm. The avg. temperature is around 82.2°F / 27.9°C, August is the month with the highest temperature. January is the coolest with 73.8°F / 23.2°C average temperature.
In the summer months in Cancun the ocean temperatures around Cancun rise to an average of 84 fahrenheit and do reach 86 in some areas. This makes Cancun the ideal place for enjoying great water sports activities such as diving, water skiing, boating, swimming and taking trips out on speed boats.
Why not also explore inland and learn more about Mayan history by visiting historical sites such as the Mayan temples at Chichen Itza or Tulum and Xel-Ha. If you just want to chill and relax then enjoy a relaxing drink and enjoy fine dining in the awesome bars and restaurants scattered all around Cancun. Cancun has everything you need to have a great holiday, enjoy!!!

Travelling to Cancun

Cancun has a tropical climate with lovely warm temperatures all year round with wet as well as dry seasons. The best way to get to Cancun is to fly. Flights with airlines such as Aeromexico, American Airlines and United Airlines are regular from Mexico City. Cancun International Airport is one of Mexico’s busiest airports.

The airport is about 10km from the main hotel strip so ideally located and within easy reach of all of the action and excitement that Cancun has to offer. The coolest period in Cancun is in January to February with temperatures averaging 73 fahrenheit. Temperatures do not drop very much below 68 fahrenheit at night. The warmest time in Cancun with temperatures in the mid-80s is around June and July.

Activities & POI in Cancun

Type of Activity List
Beach Playa Delfines, Playa Las Perlas, Playa Caracol, Playa Marlu00c3u00adn, Playa Ballenas, Playa Gaviota Azul, Playa Chac Mool, Playa Coral, Playa Tortugas, Playa Langosta
Marina for Sailing, Boat adventures, fishing Marina del Rey
Attraction Caracoles y Estrellas de Mar (El Ceviche), ferry, Condominio Bellamar, Torre Escu00c3u00a9nica de Cancu00c3u00ban, Templo del Alacran, Marina Cha-Chi, clips, Playa, Bungee, Adventure Bay, Letrero de Cancu00c3u00ban, Zona Arqueolu00c3u00b3gica El Rey, Coco Bongo
Golf Course Iberostar Golf Club Cancun, Pok Ta Pok, Puerto Cancun Golf Course

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