Playa del Carmen Weather in May

What's the weather like in Playa del Carmen, Mexico in May 2018?

The climate in Playa del Carmen during May can be summarized as hot, humid and damp.

May is in the spring in Playa del Carmen and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 33°C (90°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

Playa del Carmen weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 32.5°C 90.4°F
Nightly temperature 22.2°C 71.9°F
Average temperature 27.3°C 81.1°F
Daily sunshine 8.5 hrs
Avg rainfall 109 mm 4.3 ins
Rainy days 7 days
Sea temperature 27.4°C 81.4°F
Humidity 80%
Windspeed 14.4kph 9 mph

On average May is the 6th wettest month of the year in Playa del Carmen with around 109mm 4.3 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.5 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Playa del Carmen

May rainfall

May hourly sunshine

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in May 2018.

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Playa del Carmen weather stats

Playa del Carmen weather statistics
Hottest month: August 32.6°C 90.7°F
Driest month: March 38mm 1.5ins
Sunniest month: April 8.5hrs
Coldest month: January 28.1°C 82.6°F
Wettest month: September 237mm 9.3ins
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