Weather in Playa de Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico in December

So you're interested in going to Playa de Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico in December

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

Temperature in Playa de Carmen in December

The average maximum temperature in Playa de Carmen in December is 27°. The average maximum temperature is 28° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.

The average temperature in Playa de Carmen in December is 23°. The average temperature ranges is 24° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Playa de Carmen in December is 20°. The minimum temperature is 21° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

Sunshine in Playa de Carmen in December

The average day light hours per day in Playa de Carmen in December are 10.9 and there are 6.1 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Playa de Carmen in December is typically 6.9 during December. An ultraviolet index reading of 6 to 7 indicates a high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 20 minutes. Protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm. 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 Playa de Carmen in December

The average sea water temperature in Playa de Carmen in December is 26.6° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Playa de Carmen in December

The average total rainfall in Playa de Carmen in December is 60.2cm and on average there are 6.8 rainy days in December making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Playa de Carmen in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Playa de Carmen 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 22° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Playa de Carmen in December is typically 95.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 95.1% in the previous month and 93.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Playa de Carmen in December is typically 81.9%. The average relative humidity is 81% in the previous month and 79.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Playa de Carmen in December

The average maximum wind speed in Playa de Carmen in December is typically 24kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 25kmh in the previous month and 26kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Playa de Carmen in December is typically 12kmh. The average wind speed is 13kmh in the previous month and 14kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Playa de Carmen in December is from the East-Northeast.

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