Weather in Jamaica in August

So you're interested in going to Jamaica in August

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

Temperature in Jamaica in August

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

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

Sunshine in Jamaica in August

The average day light hours per day in Jamaica in August are 12.8 and there are 8 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Jamaica 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 Jamaica in August

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

Rainfall in Jamaica in August

The average total rainfall in Jamaica in August is 19.5cm and on average there are 13.6 rainy days in August making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Jamaica in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Jamaica in August is 26° 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 26° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Jamaica in August is typically 86.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 85.2% in the previous month and 88% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Jamaica in August is typically 76.2%. The average relative humidity is 74.6% in the previous month and 77.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Jamaica in August

The average maximum wind speed in Jamaica in August is typically 31kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 33kmh in the previous month and 27kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Jamaica in August is typically 10kmh. The average wind speed is 11kmh in the previous month and 9kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Jamaica in August is from the East.

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