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Riviera Maya Weather in October, Mexico


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Riviera Maya Averages October

  • 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

    7 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

    8 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


    182 mm

Riviera Maya Daily Averages October

October, 2024

1 Avg 26º 79º
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6 Avg 27º 81º
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10 Avg 27º 81º
11 Avg 26º 79º
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13 Avg 27º 81º
14 Avg 26º 79º
15 Avg 26º 79º
16 Avg 25º 77º
17 Avg 26º 79º
18 Avg 26º 79º
19 Avg 25º 77º
20 Avg 25º 77º
21 Avg 26º 79º
22 Avg 25º 77º
23 Avg 25º 77º
24 Avg 25º 77º
25 Avg 25º 77º
26 Avg 26º 79º
27 Avg 25º 77º
28 Avg 25º 77º
29 Avg 25º 77º
30 Avg 25º 77º
31 Avg 25º 77º
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October Weather Averages

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What's The Weather Like in Riviera Maya in October?

Riviera Maya in Mexico has a tropical climate with average high temperatures peaking at 29°C in October

Is It Good To Go To Riviera Maya In October?

Although it's the rainy season October is an excellent time to visit his popular Carribean resort.  Its quieter than usual and the humidity levels are lower than usual, making it more bearable if you're not used to intense heat.

Sunshine Hours 

The resort experiences seven hours of sunshine each day and an average sea temperature of an inviting 28°C.

Is It Hot In Riviera Maya In October?

Riviera Maya cools a little in October when the average temperature is slightly lower than the previous months at 28°C. Temperatures can reach as high as 31°C during the warmest part of the day, to 23°C after dark.

How Humid Is Riviera Maya In October?

The humidity in October is high, hitting a staggering 80% and there's an average of 13 rainy days.

Hotels for Riviera Maya in October29°C 

Iberostar Paraiso del Mar

Iberostar Paraiso del Mar in Playa Paraiso is perfect for couples and families looking for all-inclusive accommodation during their holiday. This hotel boasts the largest swimming pool in the whole of Riviera Maya, as well as several restaurants, bars, sports facilities, spa, kids' club and WiFi access.

Cabanas La Luna

When it comes to accommodation in Tulum, it doesn't get much better than Cabanas La Luna. Here you'll find a number of cabanas to choose from, as well as several massage services, yoga sessions, restaurants and island tours.

Hotel El Punto

Hotel El Punto in Playa del Carmen is another top pick when it comes to accommodation in Riviera Maya. Close to many attractions, including the Playa del Carmen beach and Nuesta Señora del Carmen Catholic Church, this complex offers free WiFi, restaurant, bar and massage services.

BRIC Hotel

If you're looking for accommodation in Playa del Carmen you should take a look at BRIC Hotel. Located in the centre of the resort, this boutique hotel offers 14 rooms, each with en suite bathroom and air conditioning. There are plenty of amenities and services for guests to enjoy, including swimming pool, restaurant, bar, complimentary breakfast and excursion booking.

Hotel Casa de las Flores

Also situated in Playa del Carmen, Hotel Casa de las Flores is ideal for families and couples looking for somewhere to stay during their holiday in Riviera Maya. Guests can choose from standard, plus and premium rooms, all of which have access to swimming pool, tropical gardens, concierge services and free WiFi.

Beaches for October for Riviera Maya

Tankah Bay

Families and couples looking for somewhere to soak up the sun should head to Tankah Bay. The outer reef breaks down the waves, creating the perfect calm conditions for swimming, snorkelling and kayaking. Here facilities are limited to a handful of sun loungers, shades and kayak hire. There are also two restaurants nearby which serve a selection of drinks and food throughout the day for affordable prices.

Close to Tankah Bay you'll find Manatee Cenote a fantastic spot for snorkelling. This lagoon is made up of a river of clear water which has carved its way through a mangrove forest on its way to the sea. There is plenty of wildlife to be seen here, including many species of birds in the trees and tropical fish in the ocean. The trees also provide shelter from the sunshine, which is very useful during the strong afternoon heat.

Restaurants and Bars for Riviera Maya in October

Oh Lala

Oh Lala, one of the smallest restaurants in Playa del Carmen, is a must-visit during your holiday in Riviera Maya, Mexico. Here you'll find a top selection of traditional European dishes, each with a unique twist which brings it straight into the 21st century. Due to the small size of this restaurant there are only 20 tables making a reservation is highly recommended.

Kaxapa Factory

Also located within Playa del Carmen, Kaxapa Factory is one of the best places in the resort for Venezuelan food. This family-run restaurant serves a selection of traditional meals, such as empanadas, arepas and tostones, as well as a large number of freshly-squeezed fruit juices. The staff here are incredibly friendly and are more than happy to explain any dishes on the menu that you're unsure of.

Mint Cocktail Bar

If you're in the mood for an exotic cocktail, head to Mint Cocktail Bar in Tulum. Located within the heart of the resort, this bar has a fantastic party atmosphere which ensures you'll always have a great night. Once each week, Mint Cocktail Bar hosts a pool tournament which anyone can enter. Here you can choose to dance the night away on the dance floor or take it easy in the chill out zone.

Coco Maya Beach Club

Coco Maya Beach Club and Lounge in Playa del Carmen is one of the biggest and best nightclubs in Riviera Maya, Mexico. The resident DJ plays a top selection of the latest tunes and is often accompanied by professional DJs who are known throughout the whole of the resort. The best time to hit this club is around 11pm or midnight, when the party really gets started.

Things to Do in Riviera Maya in October 

Mayan Ruins

History and culture enthusiasts won't want to miss the opportunity to visit the Mayan ruins in Tulum. You'll find plenty to see and do here, including exploring royal burial sites, ancient houses and even a pyramid. There is also a tour available for visitors to join, led by a qualified guide, eager to show you the most interesting parts of the ruins.

Although there are no leaflets or brochures onsite, there are small signs in front of each ruin offering basic information in a number of languages. If you'd like to pick up a souvenir of your visit, there is a selection of shops and stalls offering handmade Mexican goods, as well as several bars and cafes.

Hekab Be Biblioteca de Akumal

Hekab Be Biblioteca de Akumal in Akumal is a great place to spend a couple of hours, whatever the weather. Run mainly by donations, this library features a number of Spanish and English books available to both borrow and buy for a small price. This establishment has recently been renovated to include new shelving, colourful murals and a basketball court. One of the most popular sections of the library is the Yucatan Maya zone, where you can study the Mayan language.

Dates for the diary

Xcaret day of the dead takes place towards the end of the month, usually beginning on October 30th, in an event which is full of things for the whole family to enjoy. Adults and children alike can take part in workshops, crafts, theatrical performances, gift giving, puppetry, storytelling, parades, songs, dancing and games. This event is also packed with cultural activities, making it a great opportunity to learn more about the Mayan people and their ways.

The Turtle Festival also takes place in October to raise awareness about the importance of conserving sea turtles. Held in Akumal and Tulum, this event is full of things to see and do, including lectures, parades, competitions, parades, music and dancing. There are all sorts of activities to entertain children, teenagers and adults, making it a popular family day out.