Best time to visit Kingston
The best time to visit Kingston is during the winter dry season from December to April, when temperatures average 26°C (79°F) rising to a high of 28°C (82°F) in April.
Renowned for balmy tropical weather, Jamaica is a popular year-round destination with average coastal temperatures ranging between 22°C (72°F) and 31°C (88°F) over the year.
The wettest months are between May and October, when temperatures reach an average high of 32°C (90°F) in July and August. Rain generally falls in short tropical downpours clearing quickly.
Seawater temperatures range from 27°C (81°F) in winter (December to April) to 29°C (84°F) in summer (June to November).
High Season: Early-December to mid-April. Jamaica is also a popular spring-break destination for holidaying students from the USA – expect beach parties and music events from March and into mid-April.
Low season: Mid-April to early-December offers fewer crowds and great bargains, with hotel rates often slashed from 20 to 60 per cent.
Kingston Weather – Monthly Chart
|Ave Temperature (°C)||26||26||27||27||28||29||29||29||28||28||28||27|
|Ave High Temperature (°C)||30||29||30||30||31||32||32||32||31||31||30||30|
|Ave Low Temperature (°C)||23||23||23||24||25||26||26||26||26||25||25||23|
|Hours of Sunshine (Daily)||8||8||8||9||9||8||9||9||9||7||7||8|
|Hours of Daylight (Daily)||11||12||12||13||13||13||13||13||12||12||11||11|
|Comfort – Heat & Humidity|
|Ave Relative Humidity (%)||70||70||70||70||75||70||70||75||75||75||75||75|
|Days with some Rain||9||7||7||8||11||8||8||10||11||14||11||7|
|Ave Monthly Rainfall (mm)||30||20||20||30||100||90||40||100||120||170||90||40|
|Sea Temperature (°C)||27||27||27||27||28||28||29||29||29||29||29||28|
Latest update Jamaica honeymoon destination: 16 March, 2020