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Weather in Cozumel throughout the year

Weather in Cozumel throughout the year

A must-see during any trip to Cancun and the Riviera Maya, the island of Cozumel is a destination surrounded by Caribbean waters and the first place where the sun’s rays touch Mexico.

In just a few years, this pristine island has become a favorite destination for both domestic and foreign visitors who want to visit its paradisiacal Mexican beaches.


The ancient Mayans used to make pilgrimages to Cozumel Island to worship the goddess Ixchel. Today families, couples and divers vacation at this destination for its fine white sand, turquoise sea and the wide variety of activities it offers.

For all that is found on its surface, as well as under its turquoise blue waters, Cozumel in Quintana Roo, attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world who seek to dive and snorkel to see its impressive and beautiful coral reefs, as well as visit some of its beautiful beaches, museums or sanctuaries.


As a curious fact, in 2019, it was 500 years since its founding as a city, it was on February 21, 1519 when Hernán Cortés landed on the island of Cozumel, the first Mexican stopover of his expedition that culminated with an outcome of great significance for world history.

For all this and much more, we will give you all the details and everything you need to know about the climate of this wonderful place, information that we hope will help you plan your next trip.

Average weather in Cozumel

In Cozumel, summers are long, very hot, wet and cloudy and winters are short, comfortable and mostly clear.

During the course of the year, the temperature generally varies from 19 ° to 32 °C and rarely drops below 14 °C or rises above 34 °C.

The best time of year to visit Cozumel for warm weather activities is from early December to mid-March.


The hot season lasts 4.5 months, from May 3 to September 18, and the average daily maximum temperature is 31 °C.

The hottest day of the year in Cozumel is July 31, with an average maximum temperature of 32 °C and an average minimum temperature of 22 °C.

The cool season lasts 2.8 months, from December 1 to February 22, and the average daily maximum temperature is less than 28 °C.

The coldest day of the year is February 19, with an average minimum temperature of 19 °C and average maximum of 28 °C.



The length of the day in Cozumel varies throughout the year. In 2020, the shortest day is December 21, with 10 hours and 53 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 20, with 13 hours and 23 minutes of daylight.

The earliest sunrise is at 6:06 AM on June 6, and the latest sunrise is 1 hour and 20 minutes later, at 7:26 AM on January 17.

The earliest sunset is at 18:05 PM on November 25, and the latest sunset is 1 hour and 26 minutes later at 19:32 PM on July 4.


The average percentage of cloudy skies in Cozumel varies greatly throughout the year.

The clearest time of the year begins on November 1; it lasts 6.5 months and ends approximately on May 16.

The clearest day of the year is February 14.

The cloudiest time of the year begins on approximately May 16; it lasts 5.5 months and ends on approximately November 1.

June 28 is usually the cloudiest day of the year; skies are cloudy or mostly cloudy, mostly clear or partly cloudy.



In Cozumel it rains throughout the year. The rainy season lasts 5.3 months, from May 25 to November 4, with a probability of more than 35% that a certain day will be a wet day.

The wettest day of the year is usually September 26, with a maximum probability of 56% chance of rain.

The driest season lasts 6.7 months, from November 4 to May 25. The approximate day with the least amount of rain is March 16.


In Cozumel the perceived humidity varies considerably. The wettest period of the year lasts 9.1 months, from March 16 to December 19, and during that time the comfort level is muggy for at least 73% of the time.

The wettest day of the year is August 23, with humidity 100% of the time.

The least humid day of the year is January 15, with humid conditions 63% of the time.


The average hourly wind speed in Cozumel has slight seasonal variations throughout the year. But all in all, if windy activities are your thing, Cozumel is the place to be.

The windiest part of the year lasts 7.9 months, from October 20 to June 17, with average wind speeds over 13.1 kilometers per hour. The windiest day of the year was March 15, with an average wind speed of 15.0 kilometers per hour.

The calmest time of the year lasts 4.1 months, from June 17 to October 20. The calmest day of the year is August 25, with an average wind speed of 11.2 kilometers per hour.


Best time of the year to visit Cozumel

With this information we already have elements to describe how pleasant the weather is in Cozumel during the year. It is pertinent to say that both locals and specialists recommend two periods for travel:

Tourist activities in general outdoors, are favored during clear days and without rain with temperatures between 18 °C and 27 °C. Based on this, the best time of the year to visit Cozumel is from early December to mid-March. The last week of January is the most recommended.

Beach/pool activities are favored on clear days, without rain, with perceived temperatures between 24 °C and 32 °C. Thus, the best time of the year to visit Cozumel for hot weather activities is from mid-November to early May. The third week of March is the best time to take a dip on the beach or in the pool.

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