Weather in Riviera Maya, Mexico in December

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

Temperature in Riviera Maya in December

The average maximum temperature in Riviera Maya in December is 27°. The average maximum temperature is 28° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

The average temperature in Riviera Maya in December is 24°. The average temperature ranges is 25° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Riviera Maya in December is 20°. The minimum temperature is 21° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

Sunshine in Riviera Maya in December

The average day light hours per day in Riviera Maya in December are 10.9 and there are 5.9 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Riviera Maya in December is typically 7.1 during December. 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 Riviera Maya in December

The average sea water temperature in Riviera Maya in December is 26.8° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Riviera Maya in December

The average total rainfall in Riviera Maya in December is 45.4cm and on average there are 6.5 rainy days in December making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Riviera Maya in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Riviera Maya in December is 22° 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 23° in the previous month and 22° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Riviera Maya in December is typically 94.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 94% in the previous month and 92.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Riviera Maya in December is typically 81.1%. The average relative humidity is 80.4% in the previous month and 79.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Riviera Maya in December

The average maximum wind speed in Riviera Maya in December is typically 24kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 24kmh in the previous month and 25kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Riviera Maya in December is typically 11kmh. The average wind speed is 12kmh in the previous month and 13kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Riviera Maya in December is from the East-Northeast.

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