When is the best time to go to Playa del Carmen?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Playa del Carmen are January, February, March, April, May, July, 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 Playa del Carmen

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

January 74°F/81°F
February 74°F/81°F
March 76°F/83°F
April 77°F/85°F
May 81°F/86°F
June 81°F/88°F
July 81°F/88°F
August 83°F/90°F
September 81°F/88°F
October 79°F/86°F
November 76°F/83°F
December 76°F/83°F

Weather and climate in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen enjoys a tropical savanna climate (with dry winter) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Playa del Carmen is 85°F (ranging from 81°F in january to 90°F in august). Annual rainfall is 87.9in, with a minimum of 2.3in in march and a maximum of 14.3in in june.
  • From january to june the climate is beautiful. the thermometer goes up to 88°F°C and it rains in june about 14.3in.
  • Between july and september the climate is correct. By early evening, the temperature averages 83°F.
  • Between the months of october and december the climate is good. At lunchtime, it's 81°F in average and, in december, 6 days of rain are expected.

Playa del Carmen : Plage de Playa del Carmen dans la Riviera Maya

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Playa del Carmen

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Playa del Carmen: 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 Playa del Carmen

Find out when Playa del Carmen 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 Playa del Carmen

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

Figure: Visitor index for Playa del Carmen month by month

Best time for low prices in Playa del Carmen

Average prices of hotels in Playa del Carmen month by month

Generally, October is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Playa del Carmen. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, December is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

Find the best price for your hotel room

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