Cancún Water Temperature

(Today) 2024

28.4°C / 83.2°F

The water will feel hot. Water temperature similar to a heated indoor swimming pool.

Current weather

27°C / 80°F
(haze)
Partly cloudy
Wind
5 mph
Humidity
100%

The measurements for the water temperature in Cancún, Quintana Roo are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the sea surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

*Live data may vary from satellite readings for a number of reasons. These include local factors, depth of smapling and time of day.

Water temp by month

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Cancún water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Cancún average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Cancún
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 24 24.1 24.2 25.8 26.4 27.5 27.1 28.1 28.1 26.7 25.8 25.1
Max °C 26.5 26.4 26.4 27.1 28.3 29 29.8 30.5 30.1 29.8 28 26.8
Min °F 76.2 76.3 76.4 78.9 80.2 82.1 81.8 83.5 83.4 81.3 79.3 77.8
Max °F 78.7 78.6 78.6 80.2 82.1 83.6 84.5 85.9 85.4 84.4 81.5 79.5

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 84.7°F / 29.3°C. The coldest month is January with an average water temperature of 77.4°F / 25.2°C.


7 day tide forecast for Cancún

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  • Low 5:56am
    (0.12m)
  • High 9:08am
    (0.2m)
  • Low 4:08pm
    (-0.09m)
  • High 11:03pm
    (0.52m)
  • Low 6:39am
    (0.12m)
  • High 10:07am
    (0.21m)
  • Low 4:59pm
    (-0.07m)
  • High 11:47pm
    (0.52m)
  • Low 7:19am
    (0.11m)
  • High 11:12am
    (0.24m)
  • Low 5:55pm
    (-0.03m)
  • High 12:30am
    (0.51m)
  • Low 7:58am
    (0.1m)
  • High 12:22pm
    (0.27m)
  • Low 6:57pm
    (0.02m)
  • High 1:12am
    (0.48m)
  • Low 8:36am
    (0.07m)
  • High 1:36pm
    (0.31m)
  • Low 8:06pm
    (0.07m)
  • High 1:54am
    (0.43m)
  • Low 9:15am
    (0.04m)
  • High 2:50pm
    (0.36m)
  • Low 9:23pm
    (0.11m)
  • High 2:36am
    (0.38m)
  • Low 9:55am
    (0m)
  • High 4:00pm
    (0.41m)
  • Low 10:46pm
    (0.14m)
7 day tide times for Cancún

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Cabo San Antonio, Cuba) and may differ by up to half an hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.