October Weather in Jamaica

The tables below give the normal October temperatures and rainfall for cities and popular vacation spots in Jamaica. There's also information here on hurricanes, plus 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).


Average October temperatures in Jamaica
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
89 74 Kingston 32 23
87 74 Montego Bay 30 23
87 73 Morant Point 30 23
86 71 Port Antonio 30 22
71 58 Cinchona Gardens 22 15


Average total precipitation in October
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
14 Kingston 7.0 177
13 Montego Bay 6.5 166
Morant Point 13.9 352
Port Antonio 10.5 266
17 Cinchona Gardens 13.5 343


Relative humidity (%) in October: morning and afternoon averages
Place am pm
Kingston 85 73
Morant Point 85 75
Port Antonio 86 80
Cinchona Gardens 86 90


Average hours of sun in October
Place Hours
Kingston 223
Port Antonio 214
Cinchona Gardens 127

Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

No major hurricanes are expected near Jamaica in October. There's a two percent chance this month that a category 1 or 2 hurricane comes within 100 miles (165 kilometres) of the country's western region, but none are likely anywhere else. The likelihood of a named tropical storm affecting Jamaica in October ranges from 8 percent in the west to 4 percent on the eastern side of the island.


Jamaica Meteorological Service. Climate.

NOAA. National Weather Service. National Hurricane Center.

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