What's the weather like in Playa del Carmen in May?
Playa del Carmen is a stunning beach resort on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. It has a tropical climate which brings warm weather to this Caribbean destination all year round. If you visit in May, you can expect lots of hot and sunny weather. The month is the last in Playa del Carmen’s dry season, making it the perfect time to visit for a relaxing beach break. Spend your days soaking up some sun on the spectacular white sand beaches, or go on a boat trip to see more of the picturesque peninsula.
The average temperature in Playa del Carmen is 28ºC in May, reaching highs of a sweltering 32ºC in the peak of the afternoon. Make sure you take good care in the sun by staying in the shade in the hottest part of the day, drinking lots of water and regularly applying lots of high factor sun cream. Just 15mm of rain’s predicted over a single wet day in May, which expects 11 hours of sunshine each day. The Caribbean waters are a warm 28ºC this month, ideal for swimming and snorkelling. With after-dark temperatures of 25ºC, you’ll be grateful for air conditioning in your hotel room.