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One of the pools at Tao Inspired Living, Akumal, Mexico – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingThe average temperature in the Yucatán is about 28 – 30 degrees Celsius (82 – 86 Fahrenheit). The weather in the Yucatán is amazing. The perfect time of the year is between November and December. The temperature in the state of Quintana Roo (includes Cancun, Cozumel, Playa del Carmen, Tulum, and here in Akumal is in the 24-26 degrees Celsius (75 – 79 Fahrenheit). 
 
The weather in Quintana Roo is not that humid. You can actually wear a little sweatshirt and not feel hot. The weather at night is a little cold, but it’s perfect during the day. The weather in Quintana Roo is amazing because of the breeze from the ocean which cools it down a little bit. 
 
The hottest time of the year is between May – September. From May –September, it gets hot (95 – 100 Fahrenheit) but there’s a lot of humidity which is what affects the weather.  
 
(One of the pools at Tao Inspired Living, Akumal, Mexico, pictured.)
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Quintana Roo beach – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingThe average temperature in Yucatan is about 28 to 30 degrees Celsius (83 to 86 Fahrenheit). January and February are the coldest months of the year, when the temperature goes down to an average of 15 to 18 degrees Celsius (59 to 65 Fahrenheit). It’s funny because at this time of year you will see the tourists jump into the water but you will see some of the locals wearing sweaters. 
 
One of the reasons why I came to Mexico was similar to why many of the other people do; to avoid the cold weather in the northern states like in Indiana, where I am from. In Indiana, we got a lot of cold wind chills up from Lake Michigan. I was talking to one of our past clients, who are Canadians, and they used to say that they would measure the weather by how many days out of the year could they walk around barefoot. They would be down here in Mexico around January and February and be able to walk around their condo or outside to the pool barefoot and that was heaven to them. One of the reasons they fell in love with Mexico was because of the nice weather in the winter time. 
 
In Indiana in the summer, the temperature could get to around 95 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Down here in Quintana Roo, on the east side of the Yucatan Peninsula, where I’m from, it goes from about 90 to 95 degrees during summer. So the heat is even less here in the summer than in Indiana, but what is different is the humidity. This is the tropics so you do feel the humidity. What’s nice about being right on the beach is the calm sea breeze blowing all around you that makes it pleasant. However, humidity is a big plus for other people. I met a couple from Seattle, the wife was having a lot of arthritis issues and the humidity is great for her. It really helped ease the pain, which was one of the main reasons they were looking to move down here. During the winters in Indiana, the temperature goes from -12 to -1 degrees Celsius (10 to 30 Fahrenheit) and down here in Quintana Roo, I’m in short-sleeved shirts the entire winter. There’s no way we would ever get to a negative but the coldest it would probably get to is about 2 to 4 degrees Celsius (35 to 40 Fahrenheit) at night. Just recently, we were out on the beach playing beach soccer in shorts.  We were in February and enjoying that type of activity right on the beach.  
 
(Quintana Roo beach, Yucatan, Mexico, pictured.)
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Veranda living in Merida, Mexico – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingMost people say that Yucatan is hot. Merida can be really stifling. In the city itself, the temperature could go to 115 to 120 degrees Fahrenheit during the summer. May is our hottest month. April and May at the beaches of Yucatan would be really stifling as well. We have experienced 105 to 110 degrees but we always have the breezes here in Yucatan, so the weather is incredible.
 
I come from Florida and we expected a pretty smooth transition, thinking that it’s going to be a little hotter in Mexico and it is, but it is far more comfortable here. I love Sarasota, Florida on the Gold Coast just a little south of Tampa. We had beautiful winters but we also had frost and freezes. We had some really cold weather sometimes.
 
You spend one winter in Mexico and compare it to where you are from, and it’s going to be really tough to go back. It’s just beautiful every day. The rainy seasons can get a little tough here because the humidity levels rise, but most of the time, you could walk around here.  We visited Florida last year in July, and I have lived in Florida for 30 years so I am pretty acclimated. We went out of our condo at 10 AM, and went down at the first floor. I was under cover talking to somebody. After 15 minutes, I had to go back and change my shirt. I have never done that here in Yucatan. There are always nice breezes here so it is comfortable. It is hot, you have to acclimate yourself to it, but the winters here are amazing and the summers, I think, are fantastic.
 
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