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Cancun vs Riviera Maya: Where are the Best Weather Conditions?

Are you still thinking which resort would be better for your vacation Cancun or Riviera Maya? Following information will help you to make right decision.
Table below displays average weather conditions based on information from 14 day weather forecast.
  Cancun   Riviera Maya
Current Weather Conditions
Day Air Temperature 83.7°F 83.8°F
Night Air Temperature 80.0°F 77.7°F
Cloudiness 65.2% 61.1%
Sea Water Temperature * 88.2°F 88.8°F
Rainy Days / Precipitation totals 9 days (6.4 in.) 8 days (4.1 in.)
Sunshine Hours Per Day ** 04h. 59m. 05h. 27m.
14 day forecast 14 day forecast
* There is no forecast for sea water temperature that is why we display current value.
** We are using day length and cloud cover information for each day of two weeks forecast to calculate average value for this parameter.
What is the best time for vacation?
Charts below will help you to compare such weather conditions as day and night air temperature, sea water temperature and precipitation totals. Chart's data is based on information gathered for the last three years.

Resorts Air Temperature by Month, °F

Air Temperature: Day Night

Sea Water Temperature by Month, °F

Precipitation Totals by Month, in

When is the best time to visit Cancun and Riviera Maya?
Following information will help you to choose the best time to visit desired resort. You can see the top months of the year for each place.
Cancun
The most sunny months:
July 18 days
August 16 days
April 16 days
The most warm months:
August 93.0 °F
July 92.8 °F
September 91.2 °F
Warmest sea temperature:
August 88.9 °F
September 88.6 °F
July 88.1 °F
The most rainy months:
September 11 days
October 10 days
August 8 days
 
Riviera Maya
The most sunny months:
July 17 days
August 14 days
April 14 days
The most warm months:
July 93.1 °F
August 93.0 °F
September 91.6 °F
Warmest sea temperature:
September 89.0 °F
August 88.8 °F
October 88.5 °F
The most rainy months:
September 12 days
October 11 days
August 9 days