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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Montego Bay, Jamaica. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Montego Bay weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Montego Bay are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Montego Bay January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 81mm 7.7hrs 11.9hrs 27°C

The climate in Montego Bay during January can be summarized as hot, humid and a little damp.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Montego Bay, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

January is in the winter in Montego Bay and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 20°C (68°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Montego Bay with around 81mm 3.2 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Montego Bay February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
26°C 74mm 8hrs 12.3hrs 27°C

February in Montego Bay is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Montego Bay, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

February is in the winter in Montego Bay and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 29°C (85°F), whilst at night 20°C (68°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Montego Bay with around 74mm 2.9 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

Montego Bay March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 80mm 8.3hrs 12.7hrs 27°C

The weather in March in Montego Bay is characteristically hot, humid and a little damp.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Montego Bay, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

March is in the spring in Montego Bay and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (85°F), whilst at night 21°C (69°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Montego Bay with around 80mm 3.2 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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April

Montego Bay April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 153mm 8.8hrs 13.3hrs 28°C

Montego Bay's weather in April is typically hot, humid and wet in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Montego Bay, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

April is in the spring in Montego Bay and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 22°C (71°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Montego Bay with around 153mm 6 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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May

Montego Bay May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 255mm 7.5hrs 13.8hrs 28°C

May is a very wet, humid month in Montego Bay and the temperature is generally hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Montego Bay for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

May is in the spring in Montego Bay and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (87°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Montego Bay with around 255mm 10 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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June

Montego Bay June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 204mm 7.3hrs 11.9hrs 29°C

Montego Bay's weather in June is typically hot, humid and very wet in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Montego Bay for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

June is in the summer in Montego Bay and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Montego Bay with around 204mm 8 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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July

Montego Bay July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 169mm 8.2hrs 12.3hrs 29°C

July in Montego Bay is generally wet with the temperature being hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Montego Bay for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

July is in the summer in Montego Bay and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Montego Bay with around 169mm 6.7 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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August

Montego Bay August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
29°C 209mm 8hrs 12.7hrs 29°C

The weather in August in Montego Bay is characteristically hot, humid and very wet.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Montego Bay for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

August is in the summer in Montego Bay and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Montego Bay with around 209mm 8.2 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day.

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September

Montego Bay September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 230mm 7hrs 13.3hrs 30°C

Montego Bay's weather in September is typically hot, humid and very wet in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Montego Bay for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

September is in the fall / autumn in Montego Bay and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Montego Bay with around 230mm 9 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day.

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October

Montego Bay October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 261mm 6.7hrs 13.8hrs 29°C

October is a very wet, humid month in Montego Bay and the temperature is generally hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Montego Bay for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

October is in the fall / autumn in Montego Bay and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Montego Bay with around 261mm 10.3 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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November

Montego Bay November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 140mm 6.9hrs 11.9hrs 29°C

The climate in Montego Bay during November can be summarized as hot, humid and wet.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Montego Bay.

November is in the fall / autumn in Montego Bay and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Montego Bay with around 140mm 5.5 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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December

Montego Bay December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
27°C 87mm 7.1hrs 12.3hrs 28°C

December in Montego Bay is generally a little damp with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Montego Bay, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

December is in the winter in Montego Bay and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (85°F), whilst at night 21°C (69°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Montego Bay with around 87mm 3.4 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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Montego Bay weather statistics
Hottest month: August 31.5°C 88.7°F
Driest month: February 74mm 2.9ins
Sunniest month: April 8.8hrs
Coldest month: January 28.9°C 84°F
Wettest month: October 261mm 10.3ins
Warmest sea: September 29.6°C 85.3°F
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