Jamaica Weather

   
 
 

Check on the weather in Jamaica before you book your holiday. Whatever kind of trip you are planning, take a look at today's temperature, the outlook for tomorrow and what the weather is usually like at this time of year. The weather guide shown below is for Montego Bay. Read more

Usually Current Outlook
in October Now Tomorrow
30
24
6
26
Sky Cover: Isolated Cloud in Jamaica
29
Isolated thunderstorms (2-5 mm rainfall expected)
4
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An overview of Jamaica weather

Jamaica is a large, mountainous tropical island that lies to the south of Cuba and west of Haiti. Its Blue Mountains tower up to 2,700m (7,500 ft) and their northern slopes get substantial rainfall all year. Kingston's sheltered south coast and the popular tourist resorts of the north coast are much dryer. Most rain falls between May and October and there is the risk of a passing hurricane during the latter part of this period.

Temperatures are consistently hot with an average of 8 hours of daily sunshine throughout the year and sea breezes help to counter the effects of heat and humidity.

What to pack for Jamaica weather

Take light clothing of natural fibre to keep your cool in the moist heat, and take warmer cover-ups for the winter evenings and trips to higher ground.

Map of Jamaica

Select a destination from the Jamaica Map to view the holiday weather guide. Alternatively, select from the list of destinations below the map. Can't find the Jamaica weather destination you are after? Try the Destination Search.

Braco   Falmouth   Kingston   Lucea   Montego Bay   Negril   Ocho Rios   Port Antonio   Runaway Bay   Whitehouse  

Jamaica weather by month

Check the weather for a particular month in Jamaica by selecting a month from the list below. Alternatively check which month usually has the Best Weather in Jamaica. If you are not sure where to go, why not try our Holiday Planner.

   
 
 

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