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

October 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
October, the same as September, in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, is another hot autumn month, with average temperature ranging between min 21.7°C (71.1°F) and max 30.8°C (87.4°F).

Temperature

In Playa del Carmen, the average high-temperature in October is practically the same as in September - a still hot 30.8°C (87.4°F). The average low-temperature, in October, is 21.7°C (71.1°F).

Rainfall

October is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 15.9 days and accumulates 284.3mm (11.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

Months with the warmest seawater in Playa del Carmen are August through October, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°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 October, the average length of the day is 11.7h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
In October, the average maximum UV index of 9 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in October in Playa del Carmen?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Playa del Carmen, is 30.8°C (87.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 21.7°C (71.1°F).

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

In Playa del Carmen, during October, the rain falls for 15.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 284.3mm (11.2") of precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Playa del Carmen?

October is the month with the most rainfall in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Rain falls for 15.9 days and accumulates 284.3mm (11.2") of precipitation.

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. 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.

What is the water temperature in October in Playa del Carmen?

In Playa del Carmen, Mexico, the average seawater temperature in October is 29°C (84.2°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.

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

In October, the average length of the day is 11.7h.

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.

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

In October, the average sunshine is 6h.

How high is the UV index in October in Playa del Carmen?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average high temperature in October: 30.8°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 October: 21.7°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 October - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average rainfall in October: 284.3mm

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 October - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average rainfall days in October: 15.9 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 October - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average sea temperature in October: 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 October / Average sunshine in October - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Average daylight in October: 11.7h

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: 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 October - Playa del Carmen, 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).