Jamaica is a tropical Caribbean island and is therefore very warm all year round. May and June see an increase in tropical downpours in between fine, sunny weather. 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 May.
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Follows the case of a servant and former slave accused of murdering her employer in 1926 London. Frannie has a story to share: of her childhood on a Jamaican plantation, her apprenticeship under a debauched scientist, and the events that brought her into her employers' London home. Historical novel meets murder mystery - a powerful debut from 2019.
Jamaica Blog posts
From the UK's most popular travel bloggers
20th April 2021 by Two Monkey's Travel3 reasons to rent a villa in Jamaica
As regular travel begins to resume in some parts of the world, there are numerous reasons to consider renting a private home. It’s a privilege if you’re in a position to travel safely, and for your next vacation to Jamaica, you may want to consider having a vacation home all to yourself. Aside from the obvious luxury, you can have peace of mind on your trip knowing you and your family or friends will be the only ones there....
13th April 2021 by Two Monkey's TravelList of the best beaches in Montego Bay, Jamaica
Like most Caribbean Countries, December to May is the peak season to go as it is not rainy season and the temperature is excellent. You may want to when there are music festivals and carnivals too, as Jamaica is popular when it comes to Reggae and Bob Marley. There are also lots of historical spots in Montego Bay you might want to visit if you want a break from the beaches....
24th February 2021 by Two Monkey's TravelThe top 10 most beautiful beaches in Jamaica
On the Caribbean lies a country full of amazing beaches full of marine life and the home of Reggae. You probably know world-renowned Bob Marley and the world record holder Usain Bolt, yes, they are both from Jamaica. Relax and enjoy the culture, music and the breeze of this striking nation....
12th February 2021 by AndyCheapest places to holiday in January
Forget the typical New Year’s Resolutions of dieting, exercising and saving money – and kick the New Year off with a holiday instead! After all, it’s cold and you’ve probably spent far too much time indoors, wondering where to put all your Christmas presents.In the tropics, you’ll find perfect weather and the southern hemisphere is in sun-filled party mode for the entire month. If you’re not aching for the sun, but can’t wait to hit the slopes instead, Europe’s best ski resorts...
12th February 2021 by AndyCheapest places to holiday in March
With the weather finally starting to thaw, chances are you’ll be keen to get out and about on holiday during March. It’s mid-season in many world-wide destinations, therefore it’s a great month to keep your eye out for cheap hotel and flight deals.Whether you can’t wait to take a city break for shopping, wining and dining, or want to adventure to far-flung shores, here’s a look at our top picks for the month.Beach HolidaysAfter long months of grey skies and winter chills, we’re...
5th December 2019 by While I'm YoungRiver tubing and partying in Jamaica
During my press trip with Royal Caribbean, our second port of the seven night Western Caribbean cruise was Falmouth in Jamaica. The shore excursion we did there was probably my favourite of the entire trip and it was a day I’ll remember forever. Our day in Jamaica involved cruising down a river in a rubber tube, followed by a party on the beach. It was so perfect, and after the previous day in Labadee, Haiti, I was basically on cloud nine....
Weather in Jamaica
Our month-by-month guide to the weather and climate in Jamaica