August weather forecast
Negril, Jamaica

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Trees and rocks on a beautiful lagoon in Negril, Jamaica, with a clear seascape of the vast waters
Trees and rocks on a beautiful lagoon in Negril, Jamaica, with a clear seascape of the vast waters

Weather in August

August in Negril mirrors July's weather conditions closely, marking stability in this Caribbean's weather pattern. The rainfall increases slightly to 217mm (8.54") with 13 rainy days, paralleling the previous month. Simultaneously, sea temperatures peak once more at a hospitable 29.8°C (85.6°F). Daylight hours, however, reduce to 12.7 hours, tracing a downward trend in the amount of visible sunlight. Come September, daytime temperature takes a slight dip with rainfall witnessing an incremental rise.

Temperature

Negril's temperature peaks during July through September, with an average high-temperature of 34°C (93.2°F).

Rainfall

In Negril, during August, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 217mm (8.54") of precipitation. In Negril, during the entire year, the rain falls for 127 days and collects up to 1973mm (77.68") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

August and September, with an average sea temperature of 29.8°C (85.6°F), are months with the warmest seawater.
Note: Surface water temperatures ranging from 25°C (77°F) to 29°C (84.2°F) are considered superb and highly pleasant for water activities over extended periods.

Daylight

In Negril, the average length of the day in August is 12h and 44min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:51 and sunset at 18:47. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 05:58 and sunset at 18:28 EST.

Sunshine

February through April, July and August, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Negril, Jamaica, are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: A typical high UV index of 12 in August suggests the following recommendations:
Adopt every vital precaution, unprotected skin and eyes may burn rapidly. UV radiation from the Sun is most intense between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Try to avoid direct sunlight during this period. Safeguard your eyes, ears, and face from sun rays with the aid of a wide-brim hat. Apply generously and frequently a broad-spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every two hours, or immediately after swimming or any outdoor exercise. Stay cautious! Sand and water reflections increase UV radiation potency.
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Frequently asked questions

What part of the year is the hottest in Negril?

Negril sees its peak of temperatures during July through September, with an average high-temperature of 34°C (93.2°F).

How hot is it in Negril in August?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature in Negril, Jamaica, during August are 34°C (93.2°F) and 26°C (78.8°F) respectively.

How much does it rain in Negril in August?

In Negril, Jamaica, during August, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 217mm (8.54") of precipitation.

When is the sea warmest in Negril?

August and September, with an average sea temperature of 29.8°C (85.6°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Negril, Jamaica.

How warm is the water in August in Negril?

In August, the average sea temperature in Negril, Jamaica, is 29.8°C (85.6°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the average length of the day in August in Negril?

The average day length in August in Negril is 12h and 44min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Negril?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:51 and sunset at 18:47. On the last day of the month, in Negril, sunrise is at 05:58 and sunset at 18:28 EST.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Negril?

The months with the most sunshine are February through April, July and August, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in August in Negril?

In August, the average sunshine duration in Negril is 8h.

When is the highest UV index in Negril?

The months with the highest UV index in Negril are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in August in Negril?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Negril, Jamaica

Average temperature in August - Negril, Jamaica
  • Average high temperature in August: 34°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July, August and September (34°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February, March and December (32°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 26°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are May, June, July, August, September and October (26°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (23°C).

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Average rainfall in August
Negril, Jamaica

Average rainfall in August - Negril, Jamaica
  • Average rainfall in August: 217mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (301mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (58mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Negril, Jamaica

Average rainfall days in August - Negril, Jamaica
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (16 days).
The months with the least rainy days are February and March (6 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Negril, Jamaica

Average sea temperature in August - Negril, Jamaica
  • Average sea temperature in August: 29.8°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (29.8°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and February (26.9°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Negril, Jamaica

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Negril, Jamaica
  • Average daylight in August: 12h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8h

The months with the most sunshine are February, March, April, July and August (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with the least sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 6h).

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Average UV index in August
Negril, Jamaica

Average UV index in August - Negril, Jamaica
  • Average UV index in August: 12

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

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Negril, Jamaica

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