Weather in Cancun, Mexico in August

So you're interested in going to Cancun, Mexico in August

August is a hot and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Cancun. August is an excellent month for swimming in Cancun with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Cancun in the months of March, April, May, August, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in Cancun in August

The average maximum temperature in Cancun in August is 32°. The average maximum temperature is 31° in the previous month and 31° in the next month.

The average temperature in Cancun in August is 28°. The average temperature ranges is 28° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cancun in August is 24°. The minimum temperature is 24° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

Sunshine in Cancun in August

The average day light hours per day in Cancun in August are 12.8 and there are 6.1 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Cancun in August is typically 12.9 during August. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Cancun in August

The average sea water temperature in Cancun in August is 28.5° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Cancun in August

The average total rainfall in Cancun in August is 28.2cm and on average there are 7.9 rainy days in August making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cancun in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cancun in August is 26° which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning. The dew point is 25° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cancun in August is typically 94.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.8% in the previous month and 95.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cancun in August is typically 80.1%. The average relative humidity is 80.3% in the previous month and 82.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cancun in August

The average maximum wind speed in Cancun in August is typically 24kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 24kmh in the previous month and 23kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cancun in August is typically 9kmh. The average wind speed is 10kmh in the previous month and 9kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Cancun in August is from the East.

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