The average temperature in Jamaica varies between 77 to 86 degrees Fahrenheit in the lowlands and 59 to 71 degrees Fahrenheit in areas with higher elevations.
Jamaica is located in the Caribbean Sea and has heavy rainfall throughout the year. The climate is warm and tropical, so there is a high rate of humidity. It is 154.1 miles long and 52.2 miles wide. As of 2014, it has a population of 2.8 million and four major ethnic groups. The island is in the hurricane belt and is subject to a massive amount of tropical storms and hurricanes during peak periods.