January 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
January, the same as December, is a warm winter month in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, with average temperature fluctuating between 27.8°C (82°F) and 17.9°C (64.2°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 27.8°C (82°F) and an average low-temperature of 17.9°C (64.2°F), January is the coldest month.

Rainfall

In Playa del Carmen, during 7.7 rainfall days, 61.2mm (2.4") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Playa del Carmen, during the entire year, the rain falls for 102.8 days and collects up to 1331.2mm (52.4") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

January through March, with an average sea temperature of 26°C (78.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Playa del Carmen. 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.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Playa del Carmen is 11h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine in Playa del Carmen are January, September through December, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Playa del Carmen are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in Playa del Carmen?

January is the coldest month in Playa del Carmen, with an average high-temperature of 27.8°C (82°F) and an average low-temperature of 17.9°C (64.2°F).

What is the temperature in January in Playa del Carmen?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Playa del Carmen, is 27.8°C (82°F), while the average low-temperature is 17.9°C (64.2°F).

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

In Playa del Carmen, Mexico, during January, the rain falls for 7.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 61.2mm (2.4") of precipitation.

When is the sea coldest in Playa del Carmen?

Through and March, with an average sea temperature of 26°C (78.8°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 sea water temperature in January in Playa del Carmen?

In January, the average sea temperature in Playa del Carmen is 26°C (78.8°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.

How many hours of daylight does Playa del Carmen have in January?

In January, the average length of the day is 11h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Playa del Carmen?

January, September through December, with an average of 6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Playa del Carmen.

How many hours of sunshine does Playa del Carmen have in January?

In Playa del Carmen, the average sunshine in January is 6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Playa del Carmen?

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

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

In Playa del Carmen, Mexico, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average high temperature in January: 27.8°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 January: 17.9°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 January - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average rainfall in January: 61.2mm

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 January - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average rainfall days in January: 7.7 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 January - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average sea temperature in January: 26°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 January / Average sunshine in January - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average daylight in January: 11h

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 January: 6h

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

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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