Playa del Carmen, the most popular resort town of the Riviera Maya, is located in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. Playa del Carmen weather is set in a subtropical climate, and as a result it’s weather ranges between warm to hot temperatures throughout most of the year.
The average temperature over the year is about 80ºF and the humidity is usually very high. Playa del Carmen has some of the best beaches in the world, and the sea is almost always warm enough for a swim, but you must pay attention to warnings for the safety of the water, especially during storm season.
The best time to visit Playa del Carmen is between April and May, when there are less tourists packing its beautiful Caribbean shoreline. Day temperatures hover between 70 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit, dropping to around 60 degrees during the evening. From October to March, the climate is generally dry and slightly cooler. Hurricane season lasts from June to September, so check weather forecasts and hurricane warnings before booking your trip.
Perhaps take advantage of the warm days to organize one of the many fantastic Playa del Carmen tours on offer. Options range from underground river tours, jungle adventures, catamaran sailing, swimming and snorkeling in cenotes and many more. If year-round sunshine, and a peaceful resort lifestyle is what you are after, Playa del Carmen is the place to be.