Weather in Playa de Carmen, Isla Mujeres, Mexico in December

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Visiting Playa de Carmen, Isla Mujeres, Mexico in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 28°C (82°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 9.1cm (3.6inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 9.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Playa de Carmen. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (79°F). December is an excellent month for swimming in Playa de Carmen with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Playa de Carmen in the months of February, March, April, May, for the best beach weather.

December brings cooler weather with mostly sunny days and cool evenings. It's an ideal time for sunbathing, swimming, and enjoying beach activities. Snorkeling and diving are popular during this month, as the water visibility is good and marine life is active. Windsurfing and kitesurfing are also popular during this month due to the steady winds. Also consider one of our other suggestions for December.

Can you sunbathe in Playa de Carmen in December?

Yes, December is a good time for sunbathing in Playa de Carmen.

December has average maximum temperatures of 28°C (82°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 9.1cm (3.6inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 9.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about December temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Playa de Carmen in December?

Yes, December is an excellent month for swimming in Playa de Carmen with very warm sea temperatures 26°C (79°F).

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Playa de Carmen?

Yes, December is a great time for a holiday in Playa de Carmen.

December has average maximum temperatures of 28°C (82°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day. December has total rainfall of 9.1cm (3.6inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 9.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Playa de Carmen. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (79°F). December is an excellent month for swimming in Playa de Carmen with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Playa de Carmen warm in December?

Yes, Playa de Carmen is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in December.

The average maximum temperature in Playa de Carmen in December is 28°C (82°F). The average maximum temperature is 28°C (83°) in the previous month and 27°C (81°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Playa de Carmen in December is 24°C (74°F). The average temperature is 24°C (75°F) in the previous month and 23°C (73°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Playa de Carmen in December?

The average day light hours per day in Playa de Carmen in December are 10.8. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Playa de Carmen in December

December is a busy month for the beach, as many tourists visit the area to celebrate the Christmas and New Year holidays. The beach can be quite crowded, especially around the holiday season, but the festive atmosphere makes it an exciting time to visit.

Temperature in Playa de Carmen in December

The average maximum temperature in Playa de Carmen in December is 28°C (82°F). The average maximum temperature is 28°C (83°F) in the previous month and 27°C (81°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Playa de Carmen in December is 24°C (74°F). The average temperature is 24°C (75°F) in the previous month and 23°C (73°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Playa de Carmen in December is 20°C (67°F). The minimum temperature is 20°C (68°F) in the previous month and 19°C (66°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Playa de Carmen in December

During December the average day light hours are 10.8 per day in Playa de Carmen. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Playa de Carmen in December is typically 6.5 during December. An ultraviolet index reading of 6 to 7 indicates a high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 20 minutes. Protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Playa de Carmen in December

The average sea water temperature in Playa de Carmen in December is 26.1°C (79.0°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Playa de Carmen in December

The average total rainfall in Playa de Carmen in December is 9.1cm (3.6inches) and on average there are 9.2 rainy days in December making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Playa de Carmen in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Playa de Carmen in December is 21°C (70°F) which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 22°C (71°F) in the previous month and 21°C (21°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Playa de Carmen in December is typically 94.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.9% in the previous month and 93.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Playa de Carmen in December is typically 79.3%. The average relative humidity is 78.9% in the previous month and 78.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Playa de Carmen in December

The average maximum wind speed in Playa de Carmen in December is typically 23KM/H (14MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 22KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 23KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Playa de Carmen in December is typically 10KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 9KM/H (5MPH) in the previous month and 11KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Playa de Carmen in December is from the East-Northeast.

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