The best times to visit Jacmel for ideal weather are

December 3rd to April 8th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Jacmel Travel Info

Weather in Jacmel


Average temperatures in Jacmel vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 19th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Jacmel, the hottest months are July, August, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 92.8°F (33.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75°F (23.9°C) at night.

Jacmel Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Jacmel Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Jacmel Perceived Temperature (F)


Jacmel Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Jacmel Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 87.7 80.8 67.1
Feb 88 81.3 67.7
Mar 88.1 82 69.6
Apr 88.9 83.4 72.4
May 89.7 84.3 74
Jun 90.4 85.5 75.5
Jul 91.8 86.5 75.4
Aug 92.2 86.3 75.1
Sep 91.7 85.8 74.1
Oct 90.8 84.8 73.2
Nov 89.3 83 71
Dec 88.3 81.4 67.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.9 27.1 19.5
Feb 31.1 27.4 19.8
Mar 31.2 27.8 20.9
Apr 31.6 28.6 22.4
May 32.1 29.1 23.3
Jun 32.4 29.7 24.2
Jul 33.2 30.3 24.1
Aug 33.4 30.2 23.9
Sep 33.2 29.9 23.4
Oct 32.7 29.3 22.9
Nov 31.8 28.3 21.7
Dec 31.3 27.4 19.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Jacmel are January, December, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid February. For example, on the week of February 19th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late May to early June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of May 28th.

When can you find snow in Jacmel? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Jacmel.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Jacmel (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 3% 0 0.7
Feb 5% 0 0.8
Mar 8% 0 1.6
Apr 9% 0 1.4
May 18% 0 3.9
Jun 15% 0 2.8
Jul 11% 0 2.7
Aug 19% 0 7.9
Sep 19% 0 4
Oct 17% 0 3.9
Nov 13% 0 3
Dec 4% 0 1.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 3 0 1.8
Feb 5 0 2
Mar 8 0 4.1
Apr 9 0 3.6
May 18 0 9.9
Jun 15 0 7.1
Jul 11 0 6.9
Aug 19 0 20.1
Sep 19 0 10.2
Oct 17 0 9.9
Nov 13 0 7.6
Dec 4 0 3


Humidity and Wind

Jacmel has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (63.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (71%).

Wind in Jacmel is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by July and June. April’s average wind speed of around 9.9 knots (11.4 MPH or 18.4 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early July where average top sustained speeds reach 15 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Jacmel.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 7.9 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Feb 8.8 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
Mar 9.4 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
Apr 9.9 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
May 9.5 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
Jun 9.5 Gentle breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Jul 9.8 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Aug 9.3 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Sep 8.6 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
Oct 8 Gentle breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Nov 7.4 Gentle breeze 12 Significant breeze
Dec 7.7 Gentle breeze 12.5 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 67.4%
Feb 65.9%
Mar 63.1%
Apr 64.9%
May 68.6%
Jun 70%
Jul 66.8%
Aug 68.1%
Sep 69.7%
Oct 71%
Nov 69.1%
Dec 67.4%


Is it Safe to Travel to Jacmel?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat unsafe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are strong travel warnings for Haiti; avoid non-essential travel. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 07, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Jacmel, Haiti is October, followed by May and March. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Jacmel in February. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 44.2 in February means 44.2% of the tourists vs. October.



Overall Jacmel Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.9°F (32.2°C) and 87.7°F (30.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 3 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Jacmel, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 92.1°F (33.4°C) and 89.1°F (31.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Jacmel to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 89°F (31.7°C) and 87.6°F (30.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 1 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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