Playa del Carmen
Mexico
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

A bright skyline and blue water on the white Caribbean Sea beach in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, with large rocks
A bright skyline and blue water on the white Caribbean Sea beach in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, with large rocks
August, the last month of the summer, in Playa del Carmen, is another tropical month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 23.2°C (73.8°F) and an average high of 32.9°C (91.2°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 32.9°C (91.2°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.2°C (73.8°F), August is the warmest month.

Rainfall

In Playa del Carmen, during August, the rain falls for 9.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 126.3mm (5") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 102.8 rainfall days, and 1331.2mm (52.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

August through October, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are months with the warmest seawater. Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Playa del Carmen is 12.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Playa del Carmen is 7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Playa del Carmen are April through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the warmest month in Playa del Carmen?

With an average high-temperature of 32.9°C (91.2°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.2°C (73.8°F), August is the warmest month in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

What is the temperature in August in Playa del Carmen?

In August, in Playa del Carmen, the average high-temperature is 32.9°C (91.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.2°C (73.8°F).

How much does it rain in Playa del Carmen in August?

In August, in Playa del Carmen, the rain falls for 9.6 days. Throughout August, 126.3mm (5") of precipitation is accumulated.

What months are the sea warmest in Playa del Carmen?

August through October, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Playa del Carmen. Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the sea water temperature in August in Playa del Carmen?

In Playa del Carmen, the average seawater temperature in August is 29°C (84.2°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

What is the average length of the day in August in Playa del Carmen?

The average length of the day in August in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, is 12.8h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Playa del Carmen?

In Playa del Carmen, the average sunshine in August is 7h.

When is the highest UV index in Playa del Carmen?

April through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Playa del Carmen?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average high temperature in August: 32.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (32.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 23.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (23.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.9°C).

Average rainfall in August - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average rainfall in August: 126.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (284.3mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (28.1mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average rainfall days in August: 9.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (15.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (3.7 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average sea temperature in August: 29°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August, September and October (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February and March (26°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average daylight in August: 12.8h

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 August: 7h

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

Average UV index in August - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average UV index in August: 12

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).