August weather forecast
Ocho Rios, Jamaica

A port on the Caribbean Island of Ocho Rios, Jamaica with calm, clear waters
A port on the Caribbean Island of Ocho Rios, Jamaica with calm, clear waters

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Ocho Rios, is another tropical month, with an average temperature ranging between min 21°C (69.8°F) and max 30°C (86°F).

Temperature

The warmest months are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F).

Rainfall

In Ocho Rios, Jamaica, it is raining for 13 days, with typically 114mm (4.49") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Ocho Rios, there are 124 rainfall days, and 1843mm (72.56") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

August and September, with an average sea temperature of 29.8°C (85.6°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Ocho Rios.
Note: 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 August, the average length of the day in Ocho Rios is 12h and 44min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 05:46 and sunset at 18:43. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:53 and sunset at 18:23 EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August in Ocho Rios 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 value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in August interpret into the following advice:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What are the warmest months in Ocho Rios?

Warmest months in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F).

How much does it rain in Ocho Rios in August?

In Ocho Rios, Jamaica, in August, it is raining for 13 days, with typically 114mm (4.49") of accumulated precipitation.

When is the sea warmest in Ocho Rios?

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

What is the sea water temperature in August in Ocho Rios?

In Ocho Rios, Jamaica, the average seawater temperature in August is 29.8°C (85.6°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.

What is the average length of the day in August in Ocho Rios?

In Ocho Rios, the average day length in August is 12h and 44min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Ocho Rios?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:46 and sunset at 18:43. On the last day of the month, in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, sunrise is at 05:53 and sunset at 18:23 EST.

How long on average sun shines in August in Ocho Rios?

In August, the average sunshine duration in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, is 7h.

When is the highest UV index in Ocho Rios?

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 August in Ocho Rios?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Ocho Rios is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in August
Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Average temperature in August - Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Average high temperature in August: 30°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (30°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February, March and December (27°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 21°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (21°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (17°C).

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Average rainfall in August
Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Average rainfall in August - Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Average rainfall in August: 114mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (291mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (79mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Average rainfall days in August - Ocho Rios, 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
Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Average sea temperature in August - Ocho Rios, 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 month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (26.9°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Average daylight in August: 12h and 44min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 13min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 3min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 7h

The months with the most sunshine are March, April and July (Average sunshine: 8h).
The months with the least sunshine are September, October and November (Average sunshine: 6h).

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Average UV index in August
Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Average UV index in August - Ocho Rios, 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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