Average weather in December in Montego Bay (Saint James), Jamaica

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Montego Bay in December is 22.9°C (73.22°F). The amount of rain in December is high with an average of 102mm (4.0in). It rains on average a total of 11 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 29.9°C (85.82°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Montego Bay with 217 hours of sun.


So what to wear in December? Visitors traveling to Montego Bay should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot. With a water temperature of around 27.0°C (80.6°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in December look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in December

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 73 °F
Max Temperature 85 °F
Water Temperature 80 °F
Chance of Rain 37%
Precipitation 4 in
Rainy Days 11
Sunshine Hours 217

Where to stay in Montego Bay

Where to go in Jamaica in December

Find out more about the weather in Jamaica in December and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in December.

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Weather Forecasts for Montego Bay (Saint James)

WED Aug 10
85°F | 78°F
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

THU Aug 11
87°F | 78°F
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

FRI Aug 12
87°F | 77°F
Heavy rain

Heavy rain

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