August weather forecast and climate
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

A clear skyline and blue water on the white Caribbean Sea beach in Playa del Carmen, Mexico
A clear skyline and blue water on the white Caribbean Sea beach in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another tropical month in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, with average temperature ranging between min 27°C (80.6°F) and max 31.1°C (88°F).

Temperature

August is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 31.1°C (88°F) and an average low-temperature of 27°C (80.6°F).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is calculated to be a scorching 40.2°C (104.4°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like pregnancy, metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. When the relative humidity is high, the evaporation rate is reduced. The warmth is removed from the body at a lower rate, causing the body to retain more heat than it would in dry air. If the body can not disperse the excessive heat and body temperature reaches conditions of hyperthermia, above 37.5°C (99.5°F) to 38.3°C (100.9°F), thermal conditions are potentially life-threatening.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August is 77%.

Rainfall

In Playa del Carmen, Mexico,, it is raining for 24.7 days, with typically 116mm (4.57") of accumulated precipitation. In Playa del Carmen, Mexico, during the entire year, the rain falls for 227.4 days and collects up to 1021mm (40.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

August through October, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Playa del Carmen.
Note: 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

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 9.1h.

UV index

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Playa del Carmen. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Playa del Carmen?

With an average high-temperature of 31.1°C (88°F) and an average low-temperature of 27°C (80.6°F), August is the warmest month in Playa del Carmen.

What is the temperature in August in Playa del Carmen?

In Playa del Carmen, Mexico, in August, the average high-temperature is 31.1°C (88°F), and the average low-temperature is 27°C (80.6°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is calculated to be 40.2°C (104.4°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Playa del Carmen?

The average relative humidity in August in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, is 77%.

How many days does it rain in August in Playa del Carmen?

In August, in Playa del Carmen, the rain falls for 24.7 days. Throughout August, 116mm (4.57") of precipitation is accumulated.

When is 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.

How warm is the water in August in Playa del Carmen?

In Playa del Carmen, Mexico, in August, the average water temperature is 29°C (84.2°F). 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 average length of the day in August in Playa del Carmen?

In August, the average length of the day is 12.8h.

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

In August, the average sunshine in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, is 9.1h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Playa del Carmen?

Months with the highest UV index in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

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

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Average temperature in August - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average high temperature in August: 31.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (31.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 27°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (27°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.8°C).

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Average pressure in August
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Average pressure in August - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average pressure in August: 1013.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1017.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (1012.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Average wind speed in August - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average wind speed in August: 11.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (16.1km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July, August and September (11.9km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Average humidity in August - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average humidity in August: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (74%).

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Average rainfall in August
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Average rainfall in August - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average rainfall in August: 116mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (169mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is March (24mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Average rainfall days in August - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average rainfall days in August: 24.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (24.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (12.6 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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

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

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9.1h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7.8h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Average sunshine days in August - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average sunshine days in August: 3.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (13.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (2.9 days).

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Average UV index in August
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Average UV index in August - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average UV index in August: 7

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in August
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Average cloud cover in August - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average cloud cover in August: 28

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 38).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in August
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Average visibility in August - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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