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Visiting Cancun, Mexico in February

February is one of the best months to visit Cancun for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

February has average maximum temperatures of 28°C (82°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 59.7% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day. February has total rainfall of 3.8cm (1.5inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (78°F). February is an excellent month for swimming in Cancun with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Also consider visiting Cancun in one of the other best months of March, April, December, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for February.

Can you sunbathe in Cancun in February?

Yes, February is a good time for sunbathing in Cancun.

February has average maximum temperatures of 28°C (82°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 59.7% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day. February has total rainfall of 3.8cm (1.5inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

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Can you swim in Cancun in February?

Yes, February is an excellent month for swimming in Cancun with very warm sea temperatures 26°C (78°F).

More about February sea temperatures.

Is February a good time to holiday in Cancun?

Yes, February is a great time for a holiday in Cancun.

February has average maximum temperatures of 28°C (82°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 59.7% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day. February has total rainfall of 3.8cm (1.5inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (78°F). February is an excellent month for swimming in Cancun with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the February temperatures and sunshine.

Is Cancun warm in February?

Yes, Cancun is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in February.

The average maximum temperature in Cancun in February is 28°C (82°F). The average maximum temperature is 27°C (80°) in the previous month and 28°C (83°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cancun in February is 24°C (74°F). The average temperature is 23°C (73°F) in the previous month and 24°C (76°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Cancun in February?

The average day light hours per day in Cancun in February are 11.5. The sunshine percentage is 59.7% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Cancun in February

The average maximum temperature in Cancun in February is 28°C (82°F). The average maximum temperature is 27°C (80°F) in the previous month and 28°C (83°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cancun in February is 24°C (74°F). The average temperature is 23°C (73°F) in the previous month and 24°C (76°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cancun in February is 20°C (68°F). The minimum temperature is 20°C (67°F) in the previous month and 21°C (69°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Cancun in February

During February the average day light hours are 11.5 per day in Cancun. The sunshine percentage is 59.7% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Cancun in February is typically 9.6 during February. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. 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 February

The average sea water temperature in Cancun in February is 25.7°C (78.3°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Cancun in February

The average total rainfall in Cancun in February is 3.8cm (1.5inches) and on average there are 5.4 rainy days in February making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cancun in February

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cancun in February is 22°C (71°F) which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 21°C (70°F) in the previous month and 22°C (22°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cancun in February is typically 92.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.1% in the previous month and 91.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cancun in February is typically 78.7%. The average relative humidity is 79.3% in the previous month and 76.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cancun in February

The average maximum wind speed in Cancun in February is typically 26KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 25KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 29KM/H (18MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cancun in February is typically 12KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 12KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 15KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

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

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