Weather in Jamaica in January

Jamaica in January still offers temperatures that are warm and balmy, and the winter season means dry days and nights on this island, making it one of the best times of the year to visit, especially if you are visiting from the north. It is perhaps because of the fine weather that so many travelers choose January as the perfect time to visit Jamaica.

Typical Weather in January

January temperatures in Jamaica range from an average low of 72.0 degrees to an average high of 82.0 degrees

 

Jamaica in January: Key Facts
Monthly Averages
High Low Rainfall
(inches)
No. of Days
with Rain
82.0° F 72.0° F 2.7 N.A.

On any given day during January in Jamaica, you can expect early morning temperatures to be around 73.3 degrees. In January, temperatures typically rise to around 81.6 degrees by early afternoon. By early evening, temperatures in Jamaica generally decline to around 76.8 degrees. Temperatures in Jamaica average around 76.8 degrees during January.

 

January Temperatures in Jamaica by Time of Day
Early Morning Late Morning Early Afternoon Late Afternoon Early Evening Overall
73.3° F 79.9° F 81.6° F 80.5° F 76.8° F 76.8° F

 

Rain

During January, rain is most likely to occur around 7:00 PM , and least likely to occur around 1:00 AM . As shown below, if a thunderstorm occurs in January, it is most likely to occur around 4:00 PM .

 

January Rainfall in Jamaica by Time of Day
  Percent Frequencies of Hourly Observations
Hour Rain
and/or
Drizzle
Thunder-
storms
1:00 AM 5.4 % 0 %
4:00 AM 5.8 % 0 %
7:00 AM 9.7 % 0 %
10:00 AM 8.3 % 0 %
1:00 PM 6.2 % 0 %
4:00 PM 10.5 % .2 %
7:00 PM 11.8 % 0 %
10:00 PM 5.6 % 0 %
ALL 7.9 % *
 

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