Montego Bay Weather in January

What's the weather like in Montego Bay (Saint James) in January 2022?

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

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.

Montego Bay weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 29.1°C 84.4°F
Nightly temperature 19.9°C 67.8°F
Average temperature 24.5°C 76.1°F
Daily sunshine 7.7 hrs
Avg rainfall 81 mm 3.2 ins
Rainy days 8 days
Sea temperature 27.2°C 81°F
Humidity 79%
Windspeed 14kph 9 mph

On average January is the 3rd 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.

January temperatures in Montego Bay

Montego Bay average temperature in January

January rainfall

Montego Bay average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Montego Bay average rain in January

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Montego Bay in January 2022.

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Montego Bay weather stats

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
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