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Montego Bay weather in January (Saint James, Jamaica)

Planning a trip to Montego Bay in January? This guide provides all the details you need.

Temperatures

In Montego Bay the weather in January is generally perfect, with high temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 29°C. But by evening, they drop to around 22°C. While this month tends to be on the cooler side compared to others, the days remain pleasantly warm.

Precipitation

Montego Bay in January usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 54 mm for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 8 days.

Average sunshine

With around 228 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

If you're a fan of comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, January is a great time to visit. January, February, March and December generally stand out with the best circumstances. While May and September tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Montego Bay climate page with graphs.

 

Montego Bay, monthly averages in January

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 22°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 29°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 27°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 25%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 54 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 8 days  
HumidityHumidity 77%  
SunshineSunshine 228 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Jamaica in January

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

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. With a water temperature of around 27°C this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

What To Do

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

Swimming
10/10
Cycling
8/10
Walking
8/10
Barbeque
10/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
8/10

Interested in more climate information?

This site provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Montego Bay.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to Jamaica? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Jamaica. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal travel conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.