Jamaica weather

Our guide to the weather in Jamaica during April

29

Average high

6

UV Index

78mm

Month rainfall

28

Sea temperature

We've looked at the most up-to-date weather data for Jamaica, covering the last 12 years up to 2022, plus we've asked our team of travel bloggers for their first-hand experiences in order to answer the most frequently asked questions about Jamaica weather in April.

How warm is it in Jamaica during April?

The temperature reaches around 29℃ during the daytime in April, falling away to 23℃ at night. The UV index will be high at this time of year, so protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Try to limit exposure between 10am and 4pm. Apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every few hours, even if it's cloudy, or more frequently after sweating or swimming, and wear UV-blocking sunglasses too, and bear in mind that bright surfaces, such as sand and water increase UV exposure.

Does it rain in Jamaica during April?

On average, there will be 24 rainy days during the month, amounting to 78.4mm in total. That's broadly comparable with the amount of rain we see in England during the summer months, and would be considered dry. You're not likely to see a thunderstorm during your trip.

How warm is the sea in Jamaica during April?

The water around Jamaica reaches a very pleasant 28℃ during April. This is very warm, and will feel bath-like. People who normally feel the cold will find this temperature perfectly acceptable. The hot air temperature will mean that you will feel comfortably warm when coming out of the water.

Weather in Jamaica

Our month-by-month guide to the weather and climate in Jamaica

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Jamaica weather in

January
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February
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March
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April
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May
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June
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July
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August
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September
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October
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November
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