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.
|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|
|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.
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 2019.
|Hottest month:||August||32.6°C 90.7°F|
|Driest month:||March||38mm 1.5ins|
|Coldest month:||January||28.1°C 82.6°F|
|Wettest month:||September||237mm 9.3ins|