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Elevation: 30 feet     Latitude: 21 09N     Longitude: 086 49W
Köppen Classification: Tropical Savanna Climate



Tropical savanna climates have monthly mean temperature above 18°C (64°F) in every month of the year and typically a pronounced dry season, with the driest month having precipitation less than 60mm (2.36 in) of precipitation. In essence, a tropical savanna climate tends to either see less rainfall than a tropical monsoon climate or have more pronounced dry seasons than a tropical monsoon climate. Tropical savanna climates are most commonly found in Africa, Asia and South America. The climate is also prevalent in sections of Central America, northern Australia and North America, specifically in sections of Mexico and the state of Florida in the United States.

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Aw". (Tropical Savanna Climate).

The average temperature for the year in Cancun is 81.1°F (27.3°C). The warmest month, on average, is August with an average temperature of 85.5°F (29.7°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 75.4°F (24.1°C).

The highest recorded temperature in Cancun is 102.0°F (38.9°C), which was recorded in June. The lowest recorded temperature in Cancun is 49.1°F (9.5°C), which was recorded in March.

The average amount of precipitation for the year in Cancun is 51.2" (1300.5 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is October with 11.1" (281.9 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is April with an average of 1.1" (27.9 mm). In terms of liquid precipitation, there are an average of 111.9 days of rain, with the most rain occurring in October with 16.8 days of rain, and the least rain occurring in April with 3.9 days of rain.

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