October weather forecast and climate
Cancún, Mexico

White buildings on the white sandy beach in sharp contrast of the clear blue waters on a beach in Cancún, Mexico
White buildings on the white sandy beach in sharp contrast of the clear blue waters on a beach in Cancún, Mexico
After the blazing summer months, things start to cool down to 31°C (87.8°F) with the autumn month of October. In the second wettest month of the year, the precipitation drops to 185.4mm (7.3") from 13 days of rain.
Get plenty of sun from 8 hours of daytime sightseeing ancient Mayan ruins with less sweat from 17.4km/h (10.8mph) of wind. Test the waters of 29°C (84.2°F) for a relaxing swim to remove the sticky feeling from the high humidity.

What is the temperature in October in Cancún?

In Cancún, Mexico, in October, the average high-temperature is 31.6°C (88.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.3°C (73.9°F).

How much does it rain in Cancún in October?

In Cancún, during October, the rain falls for 16.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 271.9mm (10.7") of precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Cancún?

October is the month with the most rainfall in Cancún, Mexico. Rain falls for 16.4 days and accumulates 271.9mm (10.7") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in October in Cancún?

In October, in Cancún, Mexico, the average sea temperature is 28.6°C (83.5°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.
Average temperature in October - Cancún, Mexico
  • Average high temperature in October: 31.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (34.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 23.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (24.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.8°C).

Average rainfall in October - Cancún, Mexico
  • Average rainfall in October: 271.9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (271.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (41.2mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Cancún, Mexico
  • Average rainfall days in October: 16.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (16.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (4.1 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Cancún, Mexico
  • Average sea temperature in October: 28.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (29.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (25.6°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Cancún, Mexico
  • Average daylight in October: 11.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.9h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7h

Months with most sunshine are March, April and May (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are January, September, November and December (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in October - Cancún, Mexico
  • Average UV index in October: 9

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 7).

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