Weather in Jamaica for Every Month of the Year

January is probably the coldest month to visit Jamaica, and it is also one of the busiest months also. Out of the Atlantic hurricane season, away from the rainy season, January weather in Jamaica enjoys much cooler temperatures compared to the other months, while still being very warm indeed. Visitors will come in contact with temperatures of around 25°C, making getting around Jamaica a bit easier, temperatures can get as high as 28°C before dropping to a comfortable 21°C at sunset. While it's a possibility that you will get rain in January, downpours are usually short-lived in Jamaica.

February is technically still classified as winter, but a very warm winter Indeed, February is still one of Jamaica’s busier months for those seeking winter sun and relaxation. Visitors to Jamaica experiences temperatures at an average low of 25°C and highs of 28°C. You might still experience a little rain. However, you won't get long showers of it with an average of 30mm of rainfall during February.The sun, though, it still shines brightly throughout the day, and the Caribbean Sea is blindingly glistening. 

In March, spring has officially started in Jamaica and temperatures begin to get a bit warmer than January and February. However, temperatures in Jamaica overall don't change drastically, and Jamaica does not experience the traditional seasons like North America does. Still in the dry season, however, average temperatures in March is a comfortable 26°C, and a high of 29°C, and at sunset, it is as low as 22°C. 

Aprils temperature is very similar to March’s temperature, April I Jamaica is mild but expects to get a little more rain as Jamaica is starting to enter the wet season. You can expect temperatures to be a lovely 26°C average during daytime and highs of about 29°C. The Season is a colourful and a fun time to visit Jamaica, and you will find plenty of fun events and entertainment throughout the entire Island. 

May, the final month before the beginning of hurricane season and summer in Jamaica, and sees temperatures rising and the wet season getting closer throughout Jamaica. Visitors to Jamaica during this time may start to see a bit more precipitation, but any rain you experience is expected to be short-lived, although it can be very heavy at times. The average May temperature in Jamaica is right around the 27°C mark, with highs averaging a very warm 30°C, before dropping to 23°C after sunset. Jamaica can be extremely humid around this time, especially if it rained.

June in Jamaica the sun hots up, getting ready for Jamaica’s hottest month, July. The rainy season is in full effect, with precipitation levels averaging around 80 mm, meaning at least 11 rainy days in June. However, the temperature more than makes up for the rain, with temperatures averaging 28°C and a high of 31°C during daytime. During the evenings can get sticky this time of year, with humidity again being a problem, so AC is a must have in your rooms. Despite the rising temperatures, the aqua green Caribbean sea is very pleasant at a temperature of around 28°C during June, so you can easily cool off at any of Jamaica’s lovely beaches. 

July is the hottest month in Jamaica, and the beaches and pools in Jamaica are packed with tourists and locals at this time.Heat and humidity are both during Jamaica’s peak summer months, so if you don't deal well with either of them, this is probably not the best time for you to visit. July temperatures in Jamaica sits at about 29°C reaching highs of an average 33°C and sometimes even higher. The temperature doesn't change that much in the evening either with temperatures being at an average low of 24°C. More heat means more sun, and in July the sun is out for about 11 hours every day but still expect the occasional rain. Any rain is welcomed to help cool down the temperatures.

The final month of summer in Jamaica and it is just as hot as the July, with temperatures in August reaching 29°C, with highs of 33°C. The afternoon breezes blowing off the Caribbean Sea can be lovely indeed, especially after the rain, with an average precipitation of 80mm, or 12 days seeing some rain throughout the month during August in Jamaica; you might probably welcome the rain. August in Jamaica is a good time to enjoy some water sports activities like swimming, scuba diving and snorkelling and sunbathing is usually popular around this time.

September in Jamaica is typically classified as autumn. However, the temperatures in September only fall by about 1 or so degrees from the summer heat. Rain can be a problem though during September in Jamaica, with precipitation levels sitting at 110mm or 14 days with at least a little rainfall. The average temperature is very warm being at 28°C, with the temperature reaching a high of 31°C — only a couple of degrees less than July. Despite the rain, there is still plenty sunshine for a massive 10 hours per day, and the Caribbean weather still tends to be pretty warm, averaging 29°C if you fancy refreshment, try one of Jamaica’s many falls or streams.

October is the wettest month in Jamaica, with an average precipitation of 130mm throughout the month or 15 days of seeing at least some sign of wet; this can be a torrential downpour which lasts for a few minutes, or it can be continuous rain for hours. However, it generally leaves blue sunny skies behind; therefore it won't dampen your vacation spirits if you're planning on visiting Jamaica at this time of year. Coming towards the end of the Atlantic Hurricane season, it is likely that you face hurricane threats, but it is unlikely that this will cause any significant damage.

November the end of autumn and winter returns in Jamaica, although this is the start of Jamaica’s busiest time of the year with tourists flocking the shores of Jamaica to escape the typical winter chill in other countries. Despite the so-called winter in Jamaica, November still reaches temperatures of an average 26°C, with a high of 29°C. It is much more comfortable to sleep at nights, as the evening temperatures are at about 21°C. The rain tends to disappear a bit with precipitation levels being at 100mm, with 12 days of seeing at least a little rain. It is the perfect time to relax and kick back at the beach and enjoy the Caribbean breezes.

December in Jamaica brings a lovely mix of warm sun with cool Caribbean breezes, a very popular time to visit Jamaica for the festive season, certainly away from the snow! Temperatures linger at around 24°C and highs of 27°C, so you can see why many people plan to visit Jamaica during the Christmas period. Rain falls almost entirely vanish with an average of 90mm, or 10 days of seeing rain, and nine long hours of sun daily. A winter swim is certainly possible, with the Caribbean Sea still at a very warm 28°C in Jamaica.

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