Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico? If you're planning to go to Cozumel, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Based on the climate and weather in Cozumel, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

Important essentials for Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Cozumel, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico by month

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January

If you are traveling to Cozumel in January, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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February

February here is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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March

Traveling to Cozumel in March, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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April

April is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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May

May in Cozumel can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

June in Cozumel is consistently hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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July

July for Cozumel can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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August

If you vacation in Cozumel during August, you might find that it is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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September

September in Cozumel can be sweltering and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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October

October in Cozumel is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

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November

If you visit Cozumel during November, you might notice that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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December

December in Cozumel is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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Activities for Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Cozumel.

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