Avg weather in December
8 Hrs per day
87 mm per month
80 % avg
14 Mph avg


What’s the weather like in Cancún in December?

Cancún’ is one of Mexico’s best holiday destinations and has a stunning setting on the Yucatán Peninsula. Sitting on the Caribbean Sea, Cancún has high temperatures all year round so you can count on it being nice and warm in December. The dry season’s from November to April, so although you’ll get some rain, there’s much less than in the wet season and it’s usually only in short showers. Cancún’s a great place for you to escape the UK’s chilly winter in December.


The average high in Cancún is 28ºC in December, and evenings are nice and pleasant with temperatures cooling to 18ºC. The sea temperature’s 27ºC, which is perfect for swimming, while humidity’s moderate. There’s 84mm of rain over seven days, and you can expect 11 hours of daylight with six hours of sunshine each day. UV levels will be high so make sure you take sun cream. Sunset’s just after 6pm.

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