Great Goat Island, Jamaica: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Great Goat Island, Jamaica? If you're planning to go to Great Goat Island, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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When to go to Great Goat Island, Jamaica

Based on the climate and weather in Great Goat Island, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

Important essentials for Great Goat Island, Jamaica

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Great Goat Island, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly option.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

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General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Great Goat Island, Jamaica by month

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January

If you visit Great Goat Island during January, you may find that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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February

If you go to Great Goat Island in February, you will notice that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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March

If you vacation in Great Goat Island during March, you will probably notice that it is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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April

If you vacation in Great Goat Island during April, you are likely to see that it can be very hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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May

May in Great Goat Island can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

Traveling to Great Goat Island in June, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

If you vacation in Great Goat Island during July, you are likely to see that it is really hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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August

If you vacation in Great Goat Island during August, you may notice that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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September

If you are traveling to Great Goat Island in September, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

October in Great Goat Island can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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November

November for Great Goat Island is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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December

If you vacation in Great Goat Island during December, you are likely to see that it is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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Activities for Great Goat Island, Jamaica

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Great Goat Island.

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