Just under 3 million people, originating from Africa, Europe, Asia and the
Middle East - the island is a real melting pot!
The two main airports are Kingston International and Donald Sangster International (Montego Bay).
Visitors staying in all the north coast beach resorts, including Ocho Rios and Negril, fly into Montego Bay.
GMT - 5 hours
The local currency is the Jamaican dollar (65 JM$ = 1 US$ approximately). US dollars are widely accepted
and most Jamaican ATMs accept international bank cards with Visa, MasterCard and Cirus.
110 volts. Plugs are US-style with two flat prongs.
The below temperatures are maximum average temperatures in degrees Celsius.
The rainfall is recorded in inches. This weather information should be treated as a guide only.
Jamaica is an all-year destination, with the highest temperatures generally recorded
during the summer months between May and October. Humidity is also higher during this
time and there is increased hurricane activity.
If you have any concerns regarding hurricanes and the timing of your
then here are a few sites that can provide more detailed information:
Here is a link to another Caribbean island weather site :