May 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

Temperature

In Playa del Carmen, Mexico, in May, the average high-temperature is 31.7°C (89.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.9°C (73.2°F).

Rainfall

In Playa del Carmen, it is raining for 6.5 days, with typically 78.1mm (3.1") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, there are 102.8 rainfall days, and 1331.2mm (52.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature in Playa del Carmen is 28°C (82.4°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.

Daylight

In Playa del Carmen, the average length of the day in May is 13.1h.

Sunshine

March through May, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

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

What is the temperature in May in Playa del Carmen?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Playa del Carmen, is 31.7°C (89.1°F), while the average low-temperature is 22.9°C (73.2°F).

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

In May, in Playa del Carmen, the rain falls for 6.5 days. Throughout May, 78.1mm (3.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

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

In Playa del Carmen, Mexico, the average seawater temperature in May is 28°C (82.4°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 May?

In Playa del Carmen, the average length of the day in May is 13.1h.

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

Months with the most sunshine are March through May, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

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

In May, the average sunshine in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, is 8h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Playa del Carmen?

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

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

In May, the average UV index in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, is 12.
Average temperature in May - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average high temperature in May: 31.7°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 May: 22.9°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 May - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average rainfall in May: 78.1mm

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 May - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average rainfall days in May: 6.5 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 May - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average sea temperature in May: 28°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 May / Average sunshine in May - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average daylight in May: 13.1h

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 May: 8h

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 May - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average UV index in May: 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).

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