Jamaica

Best time to visit, climate and weather Jamaica

Best time to visit Jamaica

Best time to visit Jamaica

The best time to visit Jamaica is from january until april, june until september and november and december, when you will have a warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Jamaica is 31° in july and the lowest is 28° in january.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Jamaica or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 10 years.

Best time to visit and climate Jamaica

Climate data from: Kingston
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Day
max °C
MM
rain
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
28° 28° 29° 29° 30° 30° 31° 31° 31° 30° 30° 29°
MM
rain
54 mm 40 mm 58 mm 81 mm 150 mm 125 mm 117 mm 127 mm 134 mm 183 mm 106 mm 72 mm
Holiday Jamaica

Holiday Jamaica

Hotels and apartments in Jamaica

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Climate Jamaica

Climate Jamaica

Climate Jamaica per Month
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Jamaica there is the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. 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.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
28° 28° 29° 29° 30° 30° 31° 31° 31° 30° 30° 29°
Night
min °C
22° 21° 22° 22° 23° 24° 24° 24° 24° 24° 23° 22°
MM
rain
54 mm 40 mm 58 mm 81 mm 150 mm 125 mm 117 mm 127 mm 134 mm 183 mm 106 mm 72 mm
Rain
days
24 21 25 24 28 26 25 27 27 29 26 25
Dry
days
7 7 6 6 3 4 6 4 3 2 4 6
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 3 3 2 2 2 2 2
Average
UV-index
6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 6
 

Climate Jamaica january

On average, it is maximum 28° in january in Jamaica and at least around 22° degrees. In january there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 54 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Jamaica.

Climate Jamaica february

On average, it is maximum 28° in february in Jamaica and at least around 21° degrees. In february there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 40 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Jamaica.

Climate Jamaica march

On average, it is maximum 29° in march in Jamaica and at least around 22° degrees. In march there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 58 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Jamaica.

Climate Jamaica april

On average, it is maximum 29° in april in Jamaica and at least around 22° degrees. In april there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 81 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Jamaica.

Climate Jamaica may

On average, it is maximum 30° in may in Jamaica and at least around 23° degrees. In may there are 28 days of rainfall with a total of 150 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Jamaica.

Climate Jamaica june

On average, it is maximum 30° in june in Jamaica and at least around 24° degrees. In june there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 125 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Jamaica.

Climate Jamaica july

On average, it is maximum 31° in july in Jamaica and at least around 24° degrees. In july there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 117 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Jamaica.

Climate Jamaica august

On average, it is maximum 31° in august in Jamaica and at least around 24° degrees. In august there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 127 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Jamaica.

Climate Jamaica september

On average, it is maximum 31° in september in Jamaica and at least around 24° degrees. In september there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 134 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in Jamaica.

Climate Jamaica october

On average, it is maximum 30° in october in Jamaica and at least around 24° degrees. In october there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 183 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Jamaica.

Climate Jamaica november

On average, it is maximum 30° in november in Jamaica and at least around 23° degrees. In november there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 106 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in Jamaica.

Climate Jamaica december

On average, it is maximum 29° in december in Jamaica and at least around 22° degrees. In december there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 72 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Jamaica.

14 day weather forecast Jamaica

14 day weather forecast Jamaica

The weather for Kingston in Jamaica will be 31° till 33° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Jamaica is based on the weather in Kingston.

Weather forecast this week
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Mo
20 May
Tu
21 May
We
22 May
Th
23 May
Fr
24 May
Sa
25 May
Su
26 May
  Bewolkt Bewolkt Broken wolken Broken wolken Regen Enkele wolken Light doucheregen
Max (°C) 29° 31° 31° 32° 30° 32° 30°
Min (°C) 23° 23° 23° 22° 23° 22° 23°
Rainfall (mm) 3.9
mm
0.2
mm
2.3
mm
2.0
mm
10.9
mm
0.2
mm
5.1
mm
Rainfall (%) 45% 15% 30% 30% 70% 15% 50%
UV-index
UV-index 5 4 7 8 9 10 7

Weather forecast next week
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Mo
27 May
Tu
28 May
We
29 May
Th
30 May
Fr
31 May
Sa
1 Jun
Su
2 Jun
  Bewolkt Light doucheregen Bewolkt Light doucheregen Light doucheregen Regen Light doucheregen
Max (°C) 30° 29° 29° 24° 30° 33° 31°
Min (°C) 23° 23° 23° 24° 22° 22° 22°
Rainfall (mm) 4.3
mm
5.5
mm
4.6
mm
8.4
mm
8.9
mm
12.7
mm
9.9
mm
Rainfall (%) 45% 50% 50% 65% 65% 70% 65%
UV-index
UV-index 3 3 3 1 1 2 1
About Jamaica

About Jamaica

Jamaica is in the continental part Noord-Amerika and the capital is Kingston. The total surface is 10.990 km² with 1.022 km of coastline and the population consists of 2.728.864 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 22x smaller than United Kingdom. If you want to call Jamaica you have to use +1876 or 001876 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +18765012457809 or 0018765012457809.

Jamaica is in a straight line at 7.561 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 10 hour and 05 min.

Time difference Jamaica

Time difference Jamaica

In Jamaica it is now 05:52 o’clock at night on monday 20 may 2019. That is 6 hour earlier than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Jamaica is America/Jamaica and the Greenwich time is UTC-05.

Currency Jamaica

Currency Jamaica

In Jamaica the Jamaicaanse dollar is used to pay.

Exchange rate Jamaicaanse dollar op 20 may 2019

1 Jamaicaanse dollar = € 0,01 euro
100 Jamaicaanse dollar = € 0,65 euro

1 euro = 154,35 Jamaicaanse dollar
100 euro = 15.435,43 Jamaicaanse dollar

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
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MasterCard Nearby
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Vaccinations Jamaica

Vaccinations Jamaica

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Jamaica.

  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis B
  • ZIKA-virus