Negril – Weather
Negril is located on the west of Jamaica in the Caribbean Sea, which means it benefits from long hours of sunshine and warm nights. The hottest months are in summer so if you want to enjoy as much Caribbean heat as possible, it’s best to travel between June and September. Temperatures in Negril rise to highs of 30°C in July with 11 hours of sunshine per day. Summer falls within wet season in Negril, which runs from May and November. Most of the rain falls towards October with up to 222mm of rain spread over 16 wet days.
The weather in Negril is still very hot and sunny in winter with an average temperature of 25°C from December to February and daily highs of 28°C. The dry season is relatively sunny with up to ten hours of sunshine a day. Humidity levels are much lower at this time of year, making simple outdoor activities like sightseeing and exploring more pleasant. January and February are the driest months of the year with just six rainy days per month. It’s a great time to visit if you want to leave the umbrella at home and soak up as much sunshine as you can.
The sea is relatively warm and enjoyable all year round at 27°C. It’s perfect for a refreshing swim when you want a break from the heat. You’ll also get to enjoy a gentle sea breeze that helps cool things down during peak times of the day.