What’s the weather like in Cancun in December?
December is a popular time to visit Cancun, as it offers warm and pleasant weather for most of the month. The region experiences a tropical climate, which means consistently high temperatures and high humidity throughout the year. However, December is considered part of the dry season, so rain showers are less frequent during this time.
Average daily temperatures
In December, the average daily temperature in Cancun ranges between 22°C (72°F) and 28°C (82°F). The evenings can be cooler, with temperatures dropping to around 18°C (64°F). The seawater temperature remains quite pleasant, around 27°C (81°F), making it ideal for swimming and water activities. It is advisable to pack a mix of lightweight clothes for the warm days and a light sweater or jacket for the cooler evenings.
Sunshine and rainfall
December in Cancun provides plenty of sunshine, with an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day. This gives visitors ample opportunity to explore the beautiful beaches and indulge in outdoor activities. Rainfall is relatively low during this month, with an average precipitation of around 75mm. However, it is still a good idea to bring a light rain jacket or umbrella, as occasional showers can occur during this time.
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