Temperatures in Jamaica in January

Jamaica in January has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from high in Montego Bay with 28°C (82°F) to very high temperatures in Kingston with 31°C (87°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 21°C (70°F) in Kingston and 22°C (72°F) in Montego Bay. It is one of the coldest months of the year.

What is the temperature for the different cities in Jamaica in January

Find the average daytime temperatures in January for the most popular destinations in Jamaica on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend very warm warm pleasant moderate cold very cold
Very warm means maximum temperatures above 30ºC (86ºF). Warm: 22ºC (72ºF) to 30ºC (86ºF). Pleasant: 18ºC (64ºF) to 22ºC (72ºF) Moderate: 12ºC (54ºF) to 18ºC (64ºF). Cold: 2ºC (36ºF) to 12ºC (54ºF). Very cold: lower than 2ºC (36ºF)

  • What is the warmest city in January in Jamaica?
  • Kingston tops the warmest city list in our database with average maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (87°F) and minimum nighttime temperature around 21°C (70°F).

  • What is the coldest city in January in Jamaica?
  • The coldest city in January in Jamaica is Montego Bay when we check our database. The maximum daytime temperatures are around 28°C (82°F) and minimum nighttime temperatures fall around 22°C (72°F).

  • How much sun does Jamaica get in January?
  • January is generally a sunny month with an average of 228 hours of sunshine in Montego Bay during the whole month.

  • How warm is the water in January?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 27°C (81°F) in Montego Bay this month, an ideal temperature for swimming and cooling off.

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