Montego Bay Weather November Averages, Jamaica
What's the Weather Like in Montego Bay in November
Winter returns in November, although this is also edging into the busiest time of the year in Jamaica overall, with visitors flocking to the island to escape typically cold winters in other countries, and Caribbean cruises calling in at Montego Bay's port very regularly.
Despite the so-called winter, November still reaches an average temperature of 26°C, with a high of 29°C. It may be marginally easier to sleep at night now, as the low temperature reaches an average of 23°C.
Rain and Average Sunshine Hours
Rain lessens in November now the wet season has abated, with only an average rainfall throughout the month of 120mm, with 14 days seeing some precipitation, and the sun continues to shine for a huge 8 hours per day.
Average Sea Temperature
It is still more than possible to kick back and relax on the beach, with an average November sea temperature of 29°C.
Montego Bay Hotels in November
Altamont West Hotel
If you're looking for reasonably-priced accommodation in the centre of Montego Bay, book a room or suite at the Altamont West Hotel. Known for its friendly, casual atmosphere, the hotel's comfortable rooms and suites offer TVs, room service and sea views. Complimentary breakfast is served every morning and there's also an onsite spa and casual dining. Biking and boating are both available from the hotel.
Zoetry Montego Bay
Zoetry Montego Bay is the place to be for the relaxing all-inclusive experience. Nestled among lush greenery and set on the shores of a private beach, the hotel consists of both rooms and suites, some of which come with ocean-side balcony reviews, round-the-clock room service and whirlpool bath tubs. As with many other hotels in the area, free dining and drinking is provided at the many onsite restaurants and bars; other amenities include cooking classes, wine tastings and yoga.
Montego Bay Beach for November
Located near Port Antonio on the eastern side of Jamaica, Winnifred Beach deservedly ranks as one of the best beaches in the whole island and it's not hard to see why. With a coral reef just offshore, the beach provides wonderful snorkeling opportunities while the white sands juxtapose the aquamarine waters of the beach, sweeping along the crescent-shaped bay. Kick back here and let your worldly cares diminish by the second.
Bars and Restaurants
Debut Fine Wine & Grill
One of Montego Bay's finest new establishments which tows the line between family-friendliness and sophistication is Debut Fine Wine & Grill. Buzzing throughout the day, this is an ideal place to pop by for breakfast, lunch or dinner, and as the name suggests, pizza really is the mainstay of the menu here. Morning specials are served daily.
Runways Sports Bar and Grill
If you're looking for casual dining and a place to watch the game over a drink, head to Runways Sports Bar and Grill. With pool tables, nightly entertainment, casino-style games, not to mention a swimming pool, the bar really is the place to go for evening conviviality, with the terrace restaurant serves delicious Asian and Jamaica fusion dishes that will put a smile on the faces of all its diners.
Cool down and satisfy your sweet tooth with a delicious ice cream from Scoops at Fontana. Located bang in the centre of Montego Bay, this casual establishment serves delicious frozen treats in a friendly atmosphere. Come along and indulge yourself!
Things to do in Montego Bay in November
Fort Montego Crafts Market
If you're looking at picking up some souvenirs during your visit, then stop by the Fort Montego Crafts Market to browse local wares and hand-crafted goods. With a good selection of Jamaican wood carvings, colourful paintings and locally-made items woven from coconut palm, this friendly market adds an eclectic touch to life in Montego Bay. Another local option is to take the hike up to the top of Richmond Hill, the panoramic local viewing point which affords dazzling views over Montego Bay and its surrounds.
Rum is recognised as one of the Caribbean region's greatest exports and tours at the Appleton Estate allow you to witness the process in action. See how the drink was extracted from sugar cane in the 18th century and observe different distillation methods in the Distillery & Aging House. Round off the tour naturally by sampling a tipple of white rum.
For those who feel like getting out and exploring what the rest of Jamaica has to offer, it's worth visiting the stunning Blue Lagoon near Port Antonio. Beloved by both locals and holidaymakers, this corner of Caribbean paradise is a shining example of the breathtaking natural beauty you'll find in Jamaica. Fed by both saltwater and freshwater springs, tourists are encouraged to take a dip in its enticing waters, which are believed to be almost 200 feet deep. If you don't fancy getting wet, explore the attraction with a boat tour.