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Visiting Cancun, Mexico in January

January is hot, and quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. January is predominantly dry but a bit rainy with occasional light showers, though there are many days with out any rain. It is a good time for sunbathing in Cancun. January is an excellent month for swimming in Cancun with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Cancun in the months of February, March, April, December, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Cancun in January?

Yes, January is a good time for sunbathing in Cancun. January is hot but quite a high chance of overcast or cloudy skies, might make sunbathing less enjoyable, and there is some chance of rain showers.

The average maximum temperature in Cancun in January is 27°C (80°F).

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Cancun in January?

Yes, January is an excellent month for swimming in Cancun with very warm sea temperatures 26°C (80°F).

More about January sea temperatures.

Can you visit Cancun in January?

Yes, January is a great time for visiting Cancun.

January is hot and quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. It is predominantly dry but a bit rainy with occasional light showers, though there are many days with out any rain.

It's perfect for laying on the beach and enjoying the sunshine.

The average maximum temperature in Cancun in January is 27°C (80°F).

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How cold is Cancun in January?

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

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How sunny is Cancun in January?

The average day light hours per day in Cancun in January are 11 and there are 5.9 hours of sunshine per day on average during January, making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies.

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Is it warm enough to swim in Cancun in January?

Yes, January is an excellent month for swimming in Cancun with very warm sea temperatures 26°C (80°F).

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Cancun?

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

January is hot and quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. It is predominantly dry but a bit rainy with occasional light showers, though there are many days with out any rain.

It's perfect for laying on the beach and enjoying the sunshine.

The average maximum temperature in Cancun in January is 27°C (80°F).

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Cancun in January worth visiting?

Yes, Cancun is definitely worth visiting in January.

January is hot and quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. It is predominantly dry but a bit rainy with occasional light showers, though there are many days with out any rain.

It's perfect for laying on the beach and enjoying the sunshine.

The average maximum temperature in Cancun in January is 27°C (80°F).

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Cancun warm in January?

Yes, Cancun is hot in January.

The average maximum temperature in Cancun in January is 27°C (80°F). The average maximum temperature is 27°C (81°) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

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

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Temperature in Cancun in January

The average maximum temperature in Cancun in January is 27°C (80°F). The average maximum temperature is 27°C (81°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

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

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

Sunshine in Cancun in January

The average day light hours per day in Cancun in January are 11 and there are 5.9 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies

The ultraviolet index in Cancun in January is typically 7.7 during January. 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 January

The average sea water temperature in Cancun in January is 26.4°C (79.5°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Cancun in January

The average total rainfall in Cancun in January is 5.3cm (2.1inches) and on average there are 7 rainy days in January making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cancun in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cancun in January is 21°C (70°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 22°C (71°F) in the previous month and 22°C (22°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cancun in January is typically 93.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.6% in the previous month and 92.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cancun in January is typically 79.3%. The average relative humidity is 80.8% in the previous month and 78.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cancun in January

The average maximum wind speed in Cancun in January is typically 25KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 24KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 26KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cancun in January is typically 12KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 12KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Cancun in January is from the East-Northeast.

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