October 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 October

October, the same as September, is a moderately hot autumn month in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, with temperature in the range of an average low of 20°C (68°F) and an average high of 28°C (82.4°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in September - a still moderately hot 28°C (82.4°F). The average low-temperature, in October, is 20°C (68°F).

Rainfall

In Ocho Rios, it is raining for 16 days, with typically 209mm (8.23") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 124 rainfall days, and 1843mm (72.56") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In October, the average sea temperature in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, is 29.4°C (84.9°F).
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 Ocho Rios, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 43min.
On the first day of October in Ocho Rios, sunrise is at 05:58 and sunset at 17:57. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:07 and sunset at 17:36 EST.

Sunshine

The months with the least sunshine in Ocho Rios are September through November, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

UV index

In Ocho Rios, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 10. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 10 in October interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

How much does it rain in Ocho Rios in October?

In October, in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, the rain falls for 16 days. Throughout October, 209mm (8.23") of precipitation is accumulated.

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

In October, the average sea temperature in Ocho Rios is 29.4°C (84.9°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 Ocho Rios have in October?

In October, the average day length in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, is 11h and 43min.

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

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 05:58 and sunset at 17:57. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:07 and sunset at 17:36 EST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Ocho Rios?

September through November, with an average of 6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Ocho Rios.

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

The average sunshine duration in October is 6h.

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

In Ocho Rios, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average sunshine
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Average temperature in October
Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Average temperature in October - Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Average high temperature in October: 28°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 October: 20°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 October
Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Average rainfall in October - Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Average rainfall in October: 209mm

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 October
Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Average rainfall days in October - Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Average rainfall days in October: 16 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 October
Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Average sea temperature in October - Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Average sea temperature in October: 29.4°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 October /
Average sunshine in October
Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 43min

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 October: 6h

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 October
Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Average UV index in October - Ocho Rios, Jamaica
  • Average UV index in October: 10

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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