Weather in Jamaica in December

So you're interested in going to Jamaica in December

December is a hot and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Jamaica. December 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 December.

Temperature in Jamaica in December

The average maximum temperature in Jamaica in December is 29°. The average maximum temperature is 30° in the previous month and 29° in the next month.

The average temperature in Jamaica in December is 27°. The average temperature ranges is 27° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Jamaica in December is 24°. The minimum temperature is 25° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

Sunshine in Jamaica in December

The average day light hours per day in Jamaica in December are 11 and there are 7.2 hours of sunshine per day on average during December making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Jamaica in December is typically 7.5 during December. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. 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 December

The average sea water temperature in Jamaica in December is 27.8° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Jamaica in December

The average total rainfall in Jamaica in December is 18cm and on average there are 11.9 rainy days in December making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Jamaica in December

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Jamaica in December is 23° which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 24° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Jamaica in December is typically 86.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 87.7% in the previous month and 85.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Jamaica in December is typically 75.9%. The average relative humidity is 76.9% in the previous month and 74.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Jamaica in December

The average maximum wind speed in Jamaica in December is typically 28kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 29kmh in the previous month and 29kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Jamaica in December is typically 12kmh. The average wind speed is 12kmh in the previous month and 12kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Jamaica in December is from the East-Northeast.

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