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Best time to visit Runaway Bay, Caribbean, Jamaica

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The best time to visit Runaway Bay is February-April

Runaway Bay can be visited year-round, but based on the ideal climate conditions, cost of travel, and avoiding peak holiday periods, February-April is the best time to go.

In summer, the average maximum temperature is around 30℃ (86℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 30℃ (87℉) on the hottest days of the year. In the winter, temperatures can get down to 21℃ (71℉) around February.

If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Runaway Bay, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Runaway Bay in October – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Continue reading to find out loads more about when to travel to Runaway Bay, then use the handy tools below to search for the best flight and hotel options that are right for you.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

August

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Runaway Bay seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Runaway Bay as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Runaway Bay is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Runaway Bay

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Runaway Bay for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Runaway Bay climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Runaway Bay for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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FEB
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MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Runaway Bay in January

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 17 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Runaway Bay in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Runaway Bay in February

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 27mm (1") over 15 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Runaway Bay in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Runaway Bay in March

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 18 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Runaway Bay in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Runaway Bay in April

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 43mm (2") over 18 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Runaway Bay in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Runaway Bay in May

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 82mm (3") over 21 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Runaway Bay in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Runaway Bay in June

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 45mm (2") over 14 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Runaway Bay in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Runaway Bay in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 41mm (2") over 14 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Runaway Bay in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Runaway Bay in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 48mm (2") over 18 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Runaway Bay in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Runaway Bay in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 88mm (3") over 18 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Runaway Bay in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Runaway Bay in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 95mm (4") over 24 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Runaway Bay in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Runaway Bay in November

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 53mm (2") over 20 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Runaway Bay in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Runaway Bay in December

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 48mm (2") over 19 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Runaway Bay in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Runaway Bay is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 30℃ (86℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Runaway Bay is generally around February. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in February first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Runaway Bay is generally around October, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of October too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Runaway Bay, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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