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Visiting Jamaica in December

December has average maximum temperatures of 29°C (85°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 65% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.2hrs making the days quite long and bright. December has total rainfall of 18cm (7.1inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 11.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Jamaica. Sea temperatures are a very warm 28°C (82°F). December is an excellent month for swimming in Jamaica with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Jamaica in the months of January, February, March, July, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Jamaica in December?

Yes, December is a good time for sunbathing in Jamaica.

December has average maximum temperatures of 29°C (85°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 65% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.2hrs making the days quite long and bright. December has total rainfall of 18cm (7.1inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 11.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

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Can you swim in Jamaica in December?

Yes, December is an excellent month for swimming in Jamaica with very warm sea temperatures 28°C (82°F).

More about December sea temperatures.

Is December a good time to holiday in Jamaica?

Yes, December is a good time for a holiday in Jamaica.

December has average maximum temperatures of 29°C (85°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 65% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.2hrs making the days quite long and bright. December has total rainfall of 18cm (7.1inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 11.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Jamaica. Sea temperatures are a very warm 28°C (82°F). December is an excellent month for swimming in Jamaica with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the December temperatures and sunshine.

Is Jamaica warm in December?

Yes, Jamaica is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in December.

The average maximum temperature in Jamaica in December is 29°C (85°F). The average maximum temperature is 30°C (86°) in the previous month and 29°C (84°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Jamaica in December is 27°C (80°F). The average temperature is 27°C (81°F) in the previous month and 26°C (79°F) in the next month.

More info about the December temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Jamaica in December?

The average day light hours per day in Jamaica in December are 11. The sunshine percentage is 65% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.2hrs making the days quite long and bright.

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Temperature in Jamaica in December

The average maximum temperature in Jamaica in December is 29°C (85°F). The average maximum temperature is 30°C (86°F) in the previous month and 29°C (84°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Jamaica in December is 27°C (80°F). The average temperature is 27°C (81°F) in the previous month and 26°C (79°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Jamaica in December is 24°C (75°F). The minimum temperature is 25°C (76°F) in the previous month and 23°C (74°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Jamaica in December

During December the average day light hours are 11 per day in Jamaica. The sunshine percentage is 65% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.2hrs making the days quite long and bright.

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°C (82.0°F) 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 (7.1inches) and on average there are 11.9 rainy days in December making it a pretty 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°C (74°F) 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°C (76°F) in the previous month and 23°C (23°F) 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 28KM/H (18MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 29KM/H (18MPH) in the previous month and 29KM/H (18MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Jamaica in December is typically 12KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 12KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 12KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

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

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