Travel Tips for Jamaica - Weather/Climate
- The coolest months are December to February, with February usually having the coolest temperatures. Expect highs in the mid 80s (F), and lows in the high 60s, depending on your location. In the mountains, night-time temperatures may fall as low as mid 40s.
- The hottest months are July and August. Expect temperatures in the high 80s and low 90s. It may feel even hotter due to humidity.
- Although the official hurricane season is June to November, chances of a hurricane hitting the island during much of that time are extremely slim. Historically, the worst hurricanes have hit in late August and the first half of September. Happily, this has not happened very often!
- Frequent and sometimes heavy rainfall should be expected in the rainiest months, May and October. December to February/March can be very dry. In other months, there are regular afternoon showers.
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