January 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 January

January, like December, in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, is another warm winter month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 17°C (62.6°F) and an average high of 27°C (80.6°F).

Temperature

January through March and December, with an average high-temperature of 27°C (80.6°F), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

In Ocho Rios, Jamaica, during January, the rain falls for 7 days and regularly aggregates up to 164mm (6.46") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 124 rainfall days, and 1843mm (72.56") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Ocho Rios, the average seawater temperature in January is 27.1°C (80.8°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

In Ocho Rios, the average length of the day in January is 11h and 10min.
On the first day of January, sunrise is at 06:40 and sunset at 17:43. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:41 and sunset at 18:01 EST.

Sunshine

In Ocho Rios, the average sunshine in January is 7h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Ocho Rios are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 8 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 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. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Ocho Rios?

January through March and December, with an average high-temperature of 27°C (80.6°F), are the coldest months in Ocho Rios, Jamaica.

How many days does it rain in January in Ocho Rios?

In January, in Ocho Rios, the rain falls for 7 days. Throughout January, 164mm (6.46") of precipitation is accumulated.

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

In Ocho Rios, Jamaica, the average seawater temperature in January is 27.1°C (80.8°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 January in Ocho Rios?

The average day length in January is 11h and 10min.

When are sunrise and sunset in January in Ocho Rios?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:40 and sunset at 17:43. On the last day of the month, in Ocho Rios, sunrise is at 06:41 and sunset at 18:01 EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Ocho Rios have in January?

The average sunshine duration in January in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, is 7h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Ocho Rios?

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

How high is the UV index in January in Ocho Rios?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Average temperature in January - Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Average high temperature in January: 27°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 January: 17°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 January
Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Average rainfall in January - Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Average rainfall in January: 164mm

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 January
Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Average rainfall days in January - Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Average rainfall days in January: 7 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 January
Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Average sea temperature in January - Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Average sea temperature in January: 27.1°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 January /
Average sunshine in January
Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Average daylight in January: 11h and 10min

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 January: 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: 6).

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Average UV index in January
Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Average UV index in January - Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Average UV index in January: 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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