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

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

January is a hot and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Playa de Carmen. January 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 January.

Temperature in Playa de Carmen in January

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

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

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

Sunshine in Playa de Carmen in January

The average day light hours per day in Playa de Carmen in January are 11 and there are 5.8 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Playa de Carmen 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 Playa de Carmen in January

The average sea water temperature in Playa de Carmen in January is 26.8° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Playa de Carmen in January

The average total rainfall in Playa de Carmen in January is 30.2cm and on average there are 7.5 rainy days in January making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Playa de Carmen in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Playa de Carmen in January is 21° which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. 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 January is typically 93.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 95.8% in the previous month and 94.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Playa de Carmen in January is typically 79.5%. The average relative humidity is 81.9% in the previous month and 79.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Playa de Carmen in January

The average maximum wind speed in Playa de Carmen in January is typically 26kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 24kmh in the previous month and 27kmh in the next month.

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

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

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