Climate of Jamaica
Jamaica has a tropical monsoon climate. You have high temperatures and a lot of rainfall throughout the year. The average annual temperature for Jamaica is 29° degrees and there is about 1246 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 21 days a year with an average humidity of 81% and an UV-index of 7.
Climate averages for the whole year
- Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 27°C and 30°C
- Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 21°C and 24°C
- Sea temperature: the sea temperature is between 28°C and 31°C
- Rain: it rains 307 days and there is a total of approximately 1247 mm rainfall
- Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3347 sun hours
|Maximum temperature:||between 27°C and 30°C|
|Warmest month:||30°C in July|
|Coldest month:||27°C in January|
|Night temperature:||between 21°C and 24°C|
|Sea temperature:||between 28°C and 31°C|
|Dry days:||58 days|
|Days with rain:||307 days|
|Days with snow:||0 days|
|Total rain sum:||1247 mm|
|Hours of sunshine:||3347 hours|
This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Jamaica.
This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Jamaica.
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Climate table of Jamaica
In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Jamaica. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Jamaica might be like in a given month.
|Day temp. (°C)||27||27||28||28||29||29||30||30||30||29||29||28|
|Night temp. (°C)||22||21||22||22||23||24||24||24||24||24||23||22|
|Water temp. (°C)||28||28||28||28||29||29||30||30||31||30||30||29|
|Days with rain||24||21||25||24||28||26||25||27||27||29||26||25|
|Sun hours per day||7||9||9||11||11||10||11||11||11||7||7||6|
|Wind force (Bft)||2||2||2||2||2||3||3||2||2||2||2||2|
Best time to visit Jamaica
The best time to visit Jamaica is January through April and December. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. On the island of Jamaica, the warmest month is July with 30°C and the coldest is January with 27°C. The highest water temperature is 31°C and at its coldest the water is 28°C.
Climate of Jamaica by month
What is the average climate in a given month for Jamaica? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.
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Populaire bestemmingen in Jamaica
- Ocho Rios
- Braes River
- Amity Hall
- May Hill
- Thomson Hill
- Tommy Bush
- Blue Hole
- Mid Leyton
- New York
- Blue Mountain
Cities and towns in Jamaica