Annual average weather for Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Annual Temperature for Ocho Rios

The hottest month in Ocho Rios is July when the average maximum temperature is 32°, average temperature is 29° and average minimum temperature is 26°.

The coolest month in Ocho Rios is February when the average maximum temperature is 29°, average temperature is 27° and average minimum temperature is 24°.

Annual Sunshine for Ocho Rios

The longest days in Ocho Rios are in June, with an average of 13.2 hours of daylight per day. December has the shortest days with an average of 11 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in Ocho Rios are in April which has the most hours of sunshine per day with an average of 7.9 hours of sunshine per day, making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover. October has the least sunshine with an average of 6.3 hours of sunshine per day, making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in April when it reaches 13.6 and lowest in December when it reaches 7.5.

An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Annual Sea Temperature for Ocho Rios

The warmest sea water temperatures in Ocho Rios are found in September when they peak at 29° and lowest in February when they dip to 27°.

The sea is excellent for swimming all year round as the water temperature is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Annual Rainfall for Ocho Rios

The wettest month in Ocho Rios is August with 3.4cm of rain and October has the most days of rain with 14.1 days with some rain, a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

The driest month in Ocho Rios is January with 0.1cm of rain and the least days of rain with 5.5 days with some rain, a dry time to visit the beach.

Annual Humidity for Ocho Rios

The most humid month in Ocho Rios is September with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 24° which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning.

The least humid month in Ocho Rios is January with a dew point of 21° which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan.

Annual Wind Speed for Ocho Rios

The most windy month in Ocho Rios is August when the average maximum windspeed is 41kmh and the average wind speed is 14kmh.

The least windy month in Ocho Rios is January when the average maximum windspeed is 31kmh and the average wind speed is 12kmh.

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