Weather in Ocho Rios, Jamaica in August

So you're interested in going to Ocho Rios, Jamaica in August

August is a hot and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Ocho Rios. August is an excellent month for swimming in Ocho Rios with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Ocho Rios in the months of January, February, March, April, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in Ocho Rios in August

The average maximum temperature in Ocho Rios in August is 32°. The average maximum temperature is 32° in the previous month and 32° in the next month.

The average temperature in Ocho Rios in August is 29°. The average temperature ranges is 29° in the previous month and 29° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Ocho Rios in August is 26°. The minimum temperature is 26° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.

Sunshine in Ocho Rios in August

The average day light hours per day in Ocho Rios in August are 12.8 and there are 7.3 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Ocho Rios in August is typically 13.1 during August. 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.

Sea Temperature in Ocho Rios in August

The average sea water temperature in Ocho Rios in August is 28.6° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Ocho Rios in August

The average total rainfall in Ocho Rios in August is 3.4cm and on average there are 12.5 rainy days in August making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Ocho Rios in August

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

The average maximum relative humidity in Ocho Rios in August is typically 80%. The maximum relative humidity is 77.9% in the previous month and 81.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Ocho Rios in August is typically 68.7%. The average relative humidity is 66.7% in the previous month and 69.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Ocho Rios in August

The average maximum wind speed in Ocho Rios in August is typically 41kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 40kmh in the previous month and 33kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Ocho Rios in August is typically 14kmh. The average wind speed is 16kmh in the previous month and 12kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Ocho Rios in August is from the East-Northeast.

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