Negril
Jamaica
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Negril, Jamaica

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
The last month of the spring, May, is another tropical month in Negril, Jamaica, with average temperature fluctuating between 26°C (78.8°F) and 33°C (91.4°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature remains equal as in April - a still hot 33°C (91.4°F). In May, in Negril, the average low-temperature is 26°C (78.8°F).

Rainfall

In Negril, Jamaica, during May, the rain falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 271mm (10.67") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Negril, Jamaica, there are 127 rainfall days, and 1973mm (77.68") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

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

Daylight

The average length of the day in Negril is 13h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Negril is 7h.

UV index

March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Negril?

In Negril, Jamaica, in May, the average high-temperature is 33°C (91.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 26°C (78.8°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Negril?

In Negril, Jamaica, in May, during 11 rainfall days, 271mm (10.67") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in May in Negril?

In Negril, Jamaica, in May, the average water temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°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 Negril have in May?

In Negril, the average length of the day in May is 13h.

How many hours of sunshine does Negril have in May?

In Negril, Jamaica, the average sunshine in May is 7h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in May in Negril?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Negril, Jamaica
  • Average high temperature in May: 33°C

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

  • Average low temperature in May: 26°C

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

Average rainfall in May - Negril, Jamaica
  • Average rainfall in May: 271mm

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

Average rainfall days in May - Negril, Jamaica
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11 days

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

Average sea temperature in May - Negril, Jamaica
  • Average sea temperature in May: 28.3°C

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Negril, Jamaica
  • Average daylight in May: 13h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h

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

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

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).