When is the best time to go to Ocho Rios?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Ocho Rios are January, February, March, April, June, July, August, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • The rainiest months are September and October
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round

Annual weather in Ocho Rios

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

January 76°F/81°F
February 76°F/81°F
March 77°F/81°F
April 79°F/83°F
May 81°F/85°F
June 81°F/86°F
July 83°F/86°F
August 83°F/86°F
September 83°F/88°F
October 81°F/86°F
November 79°F/85°F
December 77°F/83°F

Weather and climate in Ocho Rios

Ocho Rios enjoys a tropical savanna climate (with dry winter) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Ocho Rios is 85°F (ranging from 81°F in january to 88°F in september). Annual rainfall is 51.8in, with a minimum of 2.2in in february and a maximum of 7.7in in october.
  • From january to july the climate is good. the thermometer goes up to 86°F°C and, in july, 6 days of rain are expected.
  • From august to october the climate is not good, but still OK. It is for example 86°F as maximum temperature in october.
  • Between the months of november and december the climate is favorable. In average, on the morning it is 77°F and it rains in december about 3.7in.

Ocho Rios :

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Ocho Rios

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Ocho Rios: 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 Ocho Rios

Find out when Ocho Rios 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 Ocho Rios

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

Figure: Visitor index for Ocho Rios month by month

Best time for low prices in Ocho Rios

Average prices of hotels in Ocho Rios month by month

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

Find the best price for your hotel room

Average price of hiring a car in Ocho Rios

On average, it costs $ 91 per day to hire a car in Ocho Rios. This price varies by $ 15 depending on the month. In september, hiring a car costs an average of $ 78 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in december is $ 93.

Find the best price for your car rental

Other cities and places near Ocho Rios

Best time to go to Jamaica

Chargement en cours
Legend: Ocho Rios other locations

Change units