May Weather in Jamaica

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The tables below give the normal May temperatures and rainfall for cities and popular vacation spots in Jamaica.

There's also information here on this month's average humidity and sunshine.

The measures of climate are averages of data collected at weather stations over several decades.

The weather stations sit near sea level, with one exception. Cinchona Botanical Gardens is in the Blue Mountains of eastern Jamaica, at an elevation of 1,493 metres (4,898 feet).

Temperature

Average May temperatures in Jamaica
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
89 74 Kingston 32 24
86 73 Montego Bay 30 23
84 74 Morant Point 29 23
85 70 Port Antonio 30 21
71 56 Cinchona Gardens 22 14

Rainfall

Average total precipitation in May
Days Place Inches Millimetres
  8 Kingston   3.9 100
12 Montego Bay   3.9 100
  – Morant Point 11.8 299
  – Port Antonio   7.0 178
14 Cinchona Gardens   8.6 219

Humidity

Relative humidity (%) in May: morning and afternoon averages
Place am pm
Kingston 79 68
Morant Point 85 79
Port Antonio 87 76
Cinchona Gardens 86 86

Sunshine

Average hours of sun in May
Place Hours
Kingston 254
Port Antonio 223
Cinchona Gardens 124
Reference

Jamaica Meteorological Service. Climate.

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