Climate in Montego Bay (Saint James), Jamaica

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Average water temperature

The mean water temperature over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Weather Forecasts for Montego Bay (Saint James)

SUN Jan 16
28°C | 22°C


MON Jan 17
28°C | 23°C
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

TUE Jan 18
26°C | 24°C
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

The best time of year to visit Montego Bay in Jamaica

The climate is tropical in Montego Bay. Rain is seen in most months, there is only a short dry season. The averaga annual temperature is 26 degrees Celsius (79° Fahrenheit).

Other facts from our historical climate data:

  • What is the temperature like year round in Montego Bay?
    It has high temperatures all year round ranging between 28°C (82°F) and 31°C (88°F).
  • Which is the warmest month in Montego Bay?
    July has an average maximum temperature of 31°C (88°F) and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Montego Bay?
    The coldest month is February with an average maximum temperature of 28°C (82°F).
  • Which is the wettest month in Montego Bay?
    October tops the wettest month list with 165mm (6.5in) of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Montego Bay?
    March is the driest month with 34mm (1.3in) of precipitation.
  • Which is the sunniest month in Montego Bay?
    April is the sunniest month with an average of 253 hours of sunshine.

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