December 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 December

December wraps up the year in Negril with a similar reduction in rainfall and daylight hours. The precipitation lessens further to 64mm (2.52") over nine days, signalling an end to the long rainy season. Daily hours of brilliant sunshine amass to seven hours, albeit the daylight shrinks to 11 hours. Sea temperatures mildly decline, yet offering comfortable conditions for water activities. As the year concludes, milder conditions prevail, easing Negril into the new year.

Temperature

Negril experiences lowest temperatures, averaging a high-temperature of 32°C (89.6°F) during January through March and December.

Rainfall

In December, in Negril, the rain falls for 9 days. Throughout December, 64mm (2.52") of precipitation is accumulated. In Negril, Jamaica, during the entire year, the rain falls for 127 days and collects up to 1973mm (77.68") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Negril, in December, the average water temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°F).
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

With an average of 11h and 6min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Negril.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:29 and sunset at 17:36. On the last day of December, sunrise is at 06:45 and sunset at 17:48 EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in December in Negril is 7h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 8, are months with the lowest UV index in Negril. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: A daily maximum UV index of 8 in December translates into the following instructions:
Be vigilant. Without due care, eyes and skin can be harmed in no time. Remember that the sun's UV radiation is strongest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Make an effort to avoid direct sun exposure during these hours. Employ a hat with a wide brim for robust protection, cutting UV exposure by half. Caution! Sand and water surfaces escalate the UV intensity from the Sun.
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Frequently asked questions

What time of the year is the coldest in Negril?

The coldest months in Negril are January through March and December, with an average high-temperature of 32°C (89.6°F).

How hot is it in Negril in December?

In Negril, 32°C (89.6°F) is the average high-temperature and 24°C (75.2°F) is the average low-temperature during December.

How much does it rain in Negril in December?

In Negril, in December, it is raining for 9 days, with typically 64mm (2.52") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in December in Negril?

In Negril, Jamaica, in December, the average water temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°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 month with the shortest days in Negril?

December has the shortest days of the year in Negril, with an average of 11h and 6min of daylight.

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

The average day length in December is 11h and 4min.

When are sunrise and sunset in December in Negril?

In December, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:29 and sunset at 17:36. On the last day of the month, in Negril, sunrise is at 06:45 and sunset at 17:48 EST.

How long on average sun shines in December in Negril?

In Negril, the average sunshine duration in December is 7h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Negril?

The months with the lowest UV index in Negril are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 8.

What is the UV index reading in December in Negril?

The average daily maximum UV index in December is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in December
Negril, Jamaica

Average temperature in December - Negril, Jamaica
  • Average high temperature in December: 32°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 December: 24°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 December
Negril, Jamaica

Average rainfall in December - Negril, Jamaica
  • Average rainfall in December: 64mm

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 December
Negril, Jamaica

Average rainfall days in December - Negril, Jamaica
  • Average rainfall days in December: 9 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 December
Negril, Jamaica

Average sea temperature in December - Negril, Jamaica
  • Average sea temperature in December: 28.3°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 December /
Average sunshine in December
Negril, Jamaica

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Negril, Jamaica
  • Average daylight in December: 11h and 1min

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 December: 7h

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 December
Negril, Jamaica

Average UV index in December - Negril, Jamaica
  • Average UV index in December: 8

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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