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Ocho Rios Weather in March, Jamaica

Ocho Rios Averages March


  • What is Average Temperature?
    The average high temperature and the average low temperature for that month, on a daily basis, divided by 2 equals the average temperature for that month


  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    High Temperature

  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    Low Temperature

  • What is Average Sea Temperature?
    Average daily sea temperatures and divided by the number of days in the month. Sea Temperatures are taken from buoys, ships and even satellites can calculate sea temperature based on energy that is radiated from the sea's surface

    Sea Temperature

  • What are Average Daily Sunshine Hours?
    Total sunshine hours for the month, divided by the number of days in the month. Sunshine hours are taken with a sunshine recorder, either a Campbell-Stokes recorder or an Eppley Pyreheliometer

    Sunshine Hours

    8 hours
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall Days

    7 days
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years


    23 mm

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Ocho Rios Daily Averages March

March 2024 Daily Averages

1 Avg 26º 79º
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6 Avg 25º 77º
7 Avg 25º 77º
8 Avg 26º 79º
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13 Avg 27º 81º
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17 Avg 26º 79º
18 Avg 27º 81º
19 Avg 25º 77º
20 Avg 26º 79º
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22 Avg 26º 79º
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24 Avg 26º 79º
25 Avg 26º 79º
26 Avg 27º 81º
27 Avg 26º 79º
28 Avg 27º 81º
29 Avg 26º 79º
30 Avg 26º 79º
31 Avg 26º 79º
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What's the weather like in Ocho Rios in March

If you are a fan of water sports such as kiteboarding and sailing, March is a great month to visit Ocho Rios. The resort receives a good balance of sun, surf and wind this month, ideal conditions!  


The beginning of what is considered summer, March expects an average temperatures of 27°C, slightly warmer than the winter months (December - February) but rainfall amounts are still low.

At this time of year, it is advisable to try and stay out of the sun during the hottest part of the day to avoid heatstroke and sunburn. High temperatures of 29°C are expected just after midday. Conversely, low temperatures of 24°C are expected during the evenings. The cooler evenings are perfect if you wish to spend your evening at an open air restaurant or watching one of the many evening entertainment options/shows available in Ocho Rios.

The cooler days of the month expected throughout March occur during the first half, thereafter, the daily average temperature fluctuates between 27°C and 28°C briefly, before increasing to a steady 28°C for the last 8 days of the month. Therefore, it could be said that if you wished to visit a Ocho Rios during the cooler time of the month, you should visit during the first half of March.

Sea Temperature

The average sea temperature for Ocho Rios is very predictable throughout the year as it remains fairly consistent. During March it is 27°C which, when compared to the rest of the year, is 2°C colder than the average sea temperature expected during the peak summer months and is the 'coolest' sea temperature experienced year round.


Very little rainfall is expected during the month of March. An average 23mm is expected to fall during 7 rain days. The low averages mean there is only a 1% chance of a cloudy day occurring during the month, and a 21% chance of rain each day.

Sunshine Hours

These are perfect conditions for those planning to get out and about, and wishing to spend the day sunbathing or exploring the great outdoors which can be done during the average lovely 8 hours of sunshine per day.

Ocho Rios Hotels in March

Claiming to be Jamaica's newest all-inclusive resort, the Club Hotel Riu Ocho Rios features a staggering 846 rooms. Each room comes equipped with a mini bar and some rooms with massage tubs and Jacuzzis. Being an all-inclusive resort, guests are treated to unlimited dining at any of the 7 in-hotel restaurants, drinks at any of the 6 bars, and access to numerous hotel activities all included in the daily room rate. All rooms have air conditioning, TV, phone, in-room safe and a balcony.

If you would rather prepare your own meals and drinks, Sandcastles Resort offers guests self-contained apartments in the heart of Ocho Rios. 174 resort apartments ranging in styles from studio, 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom options available. There are also 20 2-story apartments with turreted bedrooms to create a castle-like aura. Room features available include; air conditioning, TV, balcony with garden, pool and ocean view. The resort can help you organize day trips to various attractions that are nearby.

Overlooking the ocean, and walking distance from the beach and major amenities, you'll find Marine View Hotel. A family-owned hotel in a very central location, Marine View Hotel offers guests impressive views of the ocean and surrounding landscape. Rooms are equipped with air conditioning, balconies, and a kitchenette. A swimming pool is available for guest use as is a games room. The hotel has a restaurant and bar that is open to guests and the public, and will cater to events including weddings, parties, family reunions, conferences and banquets.

Ocho Rios Beaches for March

As part of the Bamboo Beach Club you are given access to a 1-mile stretch of paradise. Cliffs at either end of the beach means access to the beach is exclusively through the Beach Club, therefore the beach is not overly busy and semi-private. Don't forget your sunscreen, camera and most importantly; bathers.

Bars and Restaurants

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are sorted if visiting Mongoose Jamaica Restaurant, located on main street. Specializing in Jamaican style cuisine, the restaurant offers a large selection of local favourite dishes as well as some more traditional favourites. Breakfasts range from; pancakes and bacon to ackee and saltfish. Lunches; from pizza to Jamaican jerk. Dinner; Lobster, steak or perhaps some southern fried chicken?  There's something to tantalize everyone's taste buds!

Make the most of a Friday night and be sure to pop into John Crows Tavern. Locals and visitors mix in a very casual atmosphere, enjoying a drink and laugh in a central location (located on main street, Ocho Rios). Open from afternoon until late night, the tavern offers a variety of drinks and some basic meal options. This is traditionally a sports bar, so if you were hoping to have a quiet, romantic evening perhaps you might like to consider visiting one of other nearby restaurants. There is a DJ spinning the records on Friday nights, so have your dancing shoes ready.

Things to do in Ocho Rios in March

A short bus ride out of town, you'll find Stingray City. Offering you the opportunity to get up close and personal with these majestic creatures, staff at Stingray City will give you a brief demonstration on the correct way to interact with the rays, before allowing you to spend up to 45 minutes in the water with them. Afterwards, a bar and grill offers a selection of food and drinks and a gift shop sells handicrafts and souvenirs.

If you enjoy flowers (particularly Orchids), the Jamaican Orchid Society show is on in March. An explosion of natural colours and species of orchids, locals present their plants to a panel of judges who decide on a winner. The competition is held indoors, making this the perfect attraction to escape the midday heat or the rare shower!

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