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Playa del Carmen weather in January

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Playa del Carmen weather in January

Hi we are going to Playa del Carmen on January 8th this year. I am wondering what the weather will be like. Is it sunny and warm enough to swim in the ocean and lay on the beach?

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1. Re: Playa del Carmen weather in January

The best thing to do in Playa in January is to swim in the ocean and lay on the beach. It will be sunny and mid 20's everyday.

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2. Re: Playa del Carmen weather in January

Yes, it's very nice, we were there this past January......the pools are a little cooler than later on in the season of course, but they were still in use.....and the beach is as gorgeous as ever........

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3. Re: Playa del Carmen weather in January

Thanks for the information. I feel a little better about going.

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4. Re: Playa del Carmen weather in January

It does get dark early

see this site for weather / temps / sunshine

http://www.cancunmap.com/weather.html

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5. Re: Playa del Carmen weather in January

When you're out in the evening, you may want a light jacket or sweatshirt sometimes.

sudbury, ont canada
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6. Re: Playa del Carmen weather in January

Thanks I will pack a sweater..

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7. Re: Playa del Carmen weather in January

You're welcome..........I brought a light shawl for evening, but never needed it.....

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8. Re: Playa del Carmen weather in January

Hola

We been going down there 20+ times. Truly the last two weeks in January are better. Most resort do have umbrellas to loan out . But it is what you make of it. Great people and beaches.

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9. Re: Playa del Carmen weather in January

I've been to Playa many times immediately after New Years. The town empties out after New Years. It can be quite cool. Low 70s F is not uncommon and the pools are downright cold! But, I love just having the windows open with no air conditioning. Great sleeping with the sounds of the ocean.

Edited: 13 September 2012, 17:04
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10. Re: Playa del Carmen weather in January

We've been the past 4-5 yrs and find it comfortable to hot most days unless it gets cloudy and then it can cool things down pretty good. I do think evenings can become a little cool at times, but I would never classify it as chilly. We arrive on Jan 11 for 10 days.

Edited: 13 September 2012, 17:39