Weather in Jamaica in December

Weather in Jamaica in December

One of the coolest and driest months of the year, December is when the high-season begins for vacationing in Jamaica. However, there's no worry for travelers who want warm weather for their vacation during the winter - temperatures are still tropical throughout December.

Typical Weather in December

Temperatures in Jamaica during December generally vary between an average high during the day of 83.0 degrees and an average low at night of 73.0 degrees


Jamaica in December: Key Facts
Monthly Averages
High Low Rainfall
No. of Days
with Rain
83.0° F 73.0° F 3.6 N.A.

During the early morning hours of an average December day in Jamaica, you can expect the temperature will be in the vicinity of 74.7 degrees. The temperature will rise over the course of the typical December day, reaching somewhere around 82.6 degrees by early afternoon. By the early evening hours in December the temperature will generally fall to somewhere in the vicinity of 77.6 degrees. For the month of December as a whole, temperatures in Jamaica average around 77.9 degrees.


December Temperatures in Jamaica by Time of Day
Early Morning Late Morning Early Afternoon Late Afternoon Early Evening Overall
74.7° F 81.1° F 82.6° F 81.0° F 77.6° F 77.9° F



During December, rain is most likely to occur around 7:00 PM, and least likely to occur around 1:00 PM . To the extent thunderstorms occur in Jamaica during December, they are most likely to occur around 1:00 AM, as shown in the following table.


December Rainfall in Jamaica by Time of Day
  Percent Frequencies of Hourly Observations
Hour Rain
1:00 AM 7.3 % .6 %
4:00 AM 8.7 % 0 %
7:00 AM 9.5 % .2 %
10:00 AM 7.5 % .2 %
1:00 PM 5.0 % 0 %
4:00 PM 9.3 % .2 %
7:00 PM 9.8 % .4 %
10:00 PM 6.6 % 0 %
ALL 8.0 % .2 %

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