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

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Montego Bay in May is 24.0°C (75.2°F). The amount of rain in May is high with an average of 104mm (4.1in). It rains on average a total of 12 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 30.4°C (86.72°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 252 hours of sun.


So what to wear in May? 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 28.0°C (82.4°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 May look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in May

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 75 °F
Max Temperature 86 °F
Water Temperature 82 °F
Chance of Rain 40%
Precipitation 4 in
Rainy Days 12
Sunshine Hours 252

 

Where to stay in Montego Bay

Where to go in Jamaica in May

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

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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 May.

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

Weather Forecasts for Montego Bay (Saint James)

MON   Sep 26
88°F | 78°F
ESE 11 mph
0.28 in
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

TUE   Sep 27
86°F | 78°F
ESE 10 mph
0.12 in
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

WED   Sep 28
85°F | 78°F
SE 7 mph
0.11 in
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

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