When is the best time to go to Akumal?

When is the best time to go to Akumal? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Akumal are January, February, March, April, May, July, August, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • The rainiest months are June, September and October
  • The best months for swimming are April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December

Annual weather in Akumal

For full information about the climate and weather in Akumal a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 72°F/81°F
February 74°F/83°F
March 74°F/85°F
April 77°F/86°F
May 79°F/88°F
June 81°F/88°F
July 81°F/90°F
August 81°F/90°F
September 79°F/90°F
October 77°F/88°F
November 74°F/85°F
December 74°F/83°F

Weather and climate in Akumal

Akumal enjoys a tropical savanna climate (with dry winter) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Akumal is 86°F (ranging from 81°F in january to 90°F in august). Annual rainfall is 71.3in, with a minimum of 2in in march and a maximum of 11.5in in june.
  • Between the months of january and may the climate is beautiful. The temperature rises to 88°F and you can expect to have 5.9in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between june and november the climate is okay. The record temperature this month is 92°F and it rains about 30% of the time in november.
  • In december the climate is beautiful. At lunchtime, it's 83°F in average and it rains about 4in each month.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Akumal

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Akumal: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Akumal

Find out when Akumal has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Akumal

  • Very low season in Akumal
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: May, June, September and October.
  • Low season in Akumal
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: January and February.
  • High season in Akumal
    The number of visitors to Akumal is high in: March, April, July, August and November.
  • Peak season in Akumal
    The largest number of tourists visiting Akumal is during: December.

Figure: Visitor index for Akumal month by month

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