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Black River weather in May (Jamaica)

How is the weather in Black River in May? This guide provides all the details you need.

Temperatures

In May, Black River generally has very high temperatures and high rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 30°C, while nights can cool down to about 25°C. Bear in mind, these are average temperatures, and it can get even warmer on particular days. Make sure to choose clothing that accommodates the warmth.

Precipitation

Black River in May usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 112 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 11 days of rain are anticipated.

Average sunshine

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 252 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, May may not be the ideal month to visit Black River. January, February, March and December typically offer the best circumstances. While May, September and October tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Black River, monthly averages in May

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 25°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 30°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 38%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 112 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 11 days  
HumidityHumidity 76% *  
SunshineSunshine 252 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Montego Bay, Jamaica (53 KM, 32 Miles).

Where to go in Jamaica in May

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. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case.

What To Do

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

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

Interested in more climate information?

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