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Riviera Maya Weather in August, Mexico

Riviera Maya Averages August


  • What is Average Temperature?
    The average high temperature and the average low temperature for that month, on a daily basis, divided by 2 equals the average temperature for that month


  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    High Temperature

  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    Low Temperature

  • What is Average Day Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunrise and sunset

    Day Temperature

  • What is Average Night Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunset and sunrise

    Night Temperature

  • What is Average Sea Temperature?
    Average daily sea temperatures and divided by the number of days in the month. Sea Temperatures are taken from buoys, ships and even satellites can calculate sea temperature based on energy that is radiated from the sea's surface

    Sea Temperature

  • What are Average Daily Sunshine Hours?
    Total sunshine hours for the month, divided by the number of days in the month. Sunshine hours are taken with a sunshine recorder, either a Campbell-Stokes recorder or an Eppley Pyreheliometer

    Sunshine Hours

    10 hours
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall Days

    5 days
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years


    162 mm

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Riviera Maya Daily Averages August

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What's the Weather like in Riviera Maya in August 


If you visit Riviera Maya, Mexico during August, you can expect to enjoy temperatures as high as 32°C, cooling down to 25°C, with an average temperature of 28°C.


This month falls in the middle of the wet season (May-November), which means the resort will experience about 13 rainy days and there is also a risk of hurricanes.

Sunshine and Sea Temperature

With around ten hours of sunshine each day and an average sea temperature of 29°C, August is a great time to spend a few hours at the beach.

Hotels for Riviera Maya in August

Posada Luna del Sur

Families and couples looking for somewhere to stay during their holiday in Tulum should consider Posada Luna del Sur. Here accommodation comes in the form of a number of suites which all come with air conditioning, kitchen and free WiFi. There are plenty of facilities to enjoy, such as complimentary breakfast, restaurant and shuttle bus.

Paamul Hotel

If you're looking for a boutique hotel during your holiday in Playa del Carmen, take a look at Paamul Hotel. Here guests can choose from a number of cabanas and suites, all of which come with air conditioning, bathroom and hot shower. The list of onsite activities is extensive and includes fishing, swimming, diving and volleyball.

H10 Ocean Maya Resort

The H10 Ocean Maya Resort is located on the seafront of the Riviera Maya. This is a five star resort with three seperate themed restaurants, as well as a buffet. The rooms are spacious and clean, offering free wifi through out the entire hotel. The hotel has two swimming pools, and a jacuzzi. 

Hotel Lunata

When it comes to accommodation in Playa del Carmen, it doesn't get much better than Hotel Lunata. Here you can choose from a handful of accommodation options, including a standard queen, deluxe king or a junior suite. Guests are invited to take advantage of the numerous facilities, such as onsite parking, maid service, free WiFi access and air conditioning.

Hotel Alhambra

Hotel Alhambra in Playa del Carmen is another great choice for families and couples looking for accommodation during their holiday in Riviera Maya. There is a selection of rooms and suites to choose from, ensuring something to suit all pockets and group sizes. You'll also find plenty of facilities and services to enjoy, such as restaurant, yoga sessions, solarium, Jacuzzi, swimming pool and beach access.

Beaches for August for Riviera Maya

Aventuras Akumal

Situated just South Akumal beach, Aventuras Akumal is a wide white sand beach lined with a number of houses and condos. There is plenty of room for children to play in the sand and the sea is usually calm, making it ideal for swimming and snorkelling. Here you'll find a handful of amenities on offer, including sun loungers, shades, kayak and boat hire, beach bar and dive shop.

Puerto Morelos Beach

Puerto Morelos beach is a great place for families and couples to spend the day. Stretching on for 1.5 miles, this bay is raked six times each week, ensuring it's always clean and free of seaweed. There are a few rocks and pebbles below the water's surface, so protective footwear is recommended for swimming and snorkelling. There is a selection of facilities for visitors to enjoy, such as sun loungers, shades, boat and kayak hire, snorkel and boat excursions, restaurants and bars.

Restaurants and Bars for Riviera Maya in August

Azafran Restaurant

Azafran Restaurant is one of the best places to go for modern European dining in Tulum. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, this restaurant offers a wide selection of traditional European dishes, many of which have been influenced by Germany. If you're feeling a bit rough in the morning, try their hangover breakfast it's guaranteed to make you feel better.

Flor de Michoacan

If you're holidaying as a family, make sure you visit Flor de Michoacan in Tulum. Here you can choose from a wide selection of fresh fruit ice pops, ice creams, milkshakes, smoothies and juices. After you've chosen your frozen treat, you can relax in the shaded garden whilst the little ones play in the grass.

Playa Party

If you want to hit the clubs but don't know where to begin, join a club hop with PlayaParty based in Playa del Carmen. On this night your your host will take you to three of the best clubs and bars in the area, ensuring you stay safe whilst having an amazing time. You'll receive VIP treatment at each venue, which includes reserved tables, no queuing and some courtesy drinks.

Things to Do in Riviera Maya in August 

Dolphinaris Park Riviera Maya

If the summer weather gets to be too much for you, visit the Dolphinaris Park Riviera Maya in Puerto Aventuras, where you'll have the chance to cool off by swimming with dolphins. A fantastic day out for children and adults alike, this park offers a programme which includes the opportunity to touch, hug, kiss and play with a dolphin as you swim with it in the water. There are several other programmes available, such as dolphin swim and ride, dolphin training and the dolphin interaction session.

Xel-Ha Park

For more aquatic animals, take a trip to the Xel-Ha Park in Quintana Roo. This natural aquarium is one of the most popular attractions in Riviera Maya, Mexico and is full of things to see and do whatever the weather.  Here you can try your hand at snorkelling, swimming with marine life, zip lining, jungle trekking and bike riding. If you're holidaying with little ones, they can keep themselves amused by playing in the children's park while you go off and try more adventurous challenges.

Dates for the diary

Due to the threat of downpours and hurricanes, there aren't many festivals and events held during August in Riviera Maya, Mexico. Fortunately, this month is one of the best times of the year to go swimming with whale sharks. If you'd fancy swimming with these gentle creatures which pose no threat to humans, sign up for an excursion with one of the many tour operators found within the resort.

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