Kingston
Jamaica
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Kingston, Jamaica

The view of the brightly lit Kingston city, Jamaica, at night
The view of the brightly lit Kingston city, Jamaica, at night
October, like September, is another hot autumn month in Kingston, Jamaica, with average temperature varying between 31.7°C (89.1°F) and 23.4°C (74.1°F).

Temperature

In Kingston, Jamaica, the average high-temperature in October is practically the same as in September - a still tropical 31.7°C (89.1°F). In October, the average low-temperature is 23.4°C (74.1°F).

Humidity

October is the most humid month in Kingston, with an average relative humidity of 79%.

Rainfall

October is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 14 days and accumulates 177mm (7") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Kingston, the average water temperature is 29.3°C (84.7°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 11.7h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in October is 7.2h.

UV index

In Kingston, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The average daily UV index of 10 transform into the following instructions:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in October in Kingston?

The average high-temperature, in October, is 31.7°C (89.1°F), while the average low-temperature is 23.4°C (74.1°F).

What is the most humid month in Kingston?

With an average relative humidity of 79%, October is the most humid month.

What is the average humidity in October in Kingston?

In October, the average relative humidity in Kingston, Jamaica, is 79%.

How much does it rain in Kingston in October?

In Kingston, in October, during 14 rainfall days, 177mm (7") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Kingston?

The month with the most rainfall in Kingston, Jamaica, is October when the rain falls for 14 days and typically aggregates up to 177mm (7") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in October in Kingston?

In Kingston, in October, the average water temperature is 29.3°C (84.7°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Kingston have in October?

In October, the average length of the day in Kingston is 11.7h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Kingston?

The average sunshine in October is 7.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Kingston?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average high temperature in October: 31.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (32.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (30.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 23.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (24.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (21°C).

Average humidity in October - Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average humidity in October: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (70%).

Average rainfall in October - Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average rainfall in October: 177mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (177mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (18mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average rainfall days in October: 14 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (14 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February and March (5 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average sea temperature in October: 29.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (26.9°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average daylight in October: 11.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7.2h

Months with most sunshine are February and April (Average sunshine: 8.6h).
The month with least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 7.1h).

Average UV index in October - Kingston, Jamaica
  • Average UV index in October: 10

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 8).