When is the best time to go to Negril?

When is the best time to go to Negril? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Negril are January, February, March, April, November and December
  • On average, it is hot all year round
  • The rainiest months are May, August, September and October
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round

Annual weather in Negril

For full information about the climate and weather in Negril a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 79°F/83°F
February 77°F/83°F
March 77°F/83°F
April 79°F/83°F
May 81°F/85°F
June 83°F/86°F
July 83°F/86°F
August 83°F/86°F
September 83°F/86°F
October 83°F/86°F
November 81°F/85°F
December 79°F/83°F

Weather and climate in Negril

Negril enjoys a tropical savanna climate (with dry winter) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Negril is 85°F (ranging from 83°F in february to 86°F in august). Annual rainfall is 69in, with a minimum of 2.4in in march and a maximum of 9.5in in october.
  • Between the months of january and february the climate is beautiful. In average, on the morning it is 77°F and you can expect to have 2.5in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In the month of march the climate is very good. The record temperature this month is 85°F and it rains about 2.4in each month.
  • From april to may the climate is good. The record temperature this month is 88°F and it rains in may about 9.1in.
  • Between june and october the climate is passable, but still OK. the thermometer goes up to 86°F°C and you can expect to have 9.5in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between the months of november and december the climate is good. In average, on the morning it is 79°F and it rains about 17% of the time in december.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Negril

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Negril: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Negril

Find out when Negril has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Negril

  • Very low season in Negril
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: May, June, September and October.
  • Low season in Negril
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: March, April, July and November.
  • High season in Negril
    The number of visitors to Negril is high in: January and February.
  • Peak season in Negril
    The largest number of tourists visiting Negril is during: August and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Negril month by month

Best time for low prices in Negril

Average prices of hotels in Negril month by month

Generally, September is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Negril. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, March is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price of hiring a car in Negril

On average, it costs $ 85 per day to hire a car in Negril. This price varies by $ 20 depending on the month. In may, hiring a car costs an average of $ 75 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in december is $ 95.

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