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Jamaica - General Information

Geography
Jamaica is the largest English-speaking island in the Caribbean. It is 146 miles long and ranges from 22 to 51 miles wide.

jamaica map

Population
Just under 3 million people, originating from Africa, Europe, Asia and the Middle East - the island is a real melting pot!

Airports
The two main airports are Kingston International and Donald Sangster International (Montego Bay). Visitors staying in all the north coast beach resorts, including Ocho Rios and Negril, fly into Montego Bay.

Time difference
GMT - 5 hours

Currency
The local currency is the Jamaican dollar (65 JM$ = 1 US$ approximately). US dollars are widely accepted and most Jamaican ATMs accept international bank cards with Visa, MasterCard and Cirus.

Electricity
110 volts. Plugs are US-style with two flat prongs.

Climate
The below temperatures are maximum average temperatures in degrees Celsius. The rainfall is recorded in inches. This weather information should be treated as a guide only. antigua temperature chart Jamaica is an all-year destination, with the highest temperatures generally recorded during the summer months between May and October. Humidity is also higher during this time and there is increased hurricane activity.
If you have any concerns regarding hurricanes and the timing of your Jamaica holidays then here are a few sites that can provide more detailed information:

Here is a link to another Caribbean island weather site :



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