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What is the climate like in Nicaragua?

The climate of Nicaragua has an average yearly temperature of 29°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 26°C and rise to 31°C.

Annually, about 1608 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Nicaragua.

The best time to visit Nicaragua is January until April and December. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Nicaragua.

The hurricane season in Nicaragua lasts from early June to late November.

Temperature 26 to 31°C
Rain 1608 mm

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One drawback were the many short, sudden showers, but they a... more

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The climate of Nicaragua
  • Average yearly temperature: 29°C
  • Highest temperature: 31°C in May
  • Lowest temperature: 26°C in January and December
  • Rainfall: 1608 mm per year, averaging 134 mm by month
  • Driest months: 34 mm in February, 41 mm in January and March
  • Wettest months: 248 mm in October, 234 mm in June and 214 mm in September

Climate table Nicaragua

The climate table for Nicaragua shows the average temperatures, rainfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 26 28 29 30 31 29 28 28 29 28 27 26
Nighttime temperature (°C) 19 19 19 20 22 22 21 21 21 21 20 19
Rainfall (mm) 41 34 41 50 210 234 160 174 214 248 140 62
UV Index 7 8 8 9 8 7 8 8 8 7 7 7
Hurricane season Nicaragua Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane Hurricane
Best month Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No No No No Yes

Temperature by month in Nicaragua

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Nicaragua

Temperature by month in Nicaragua

Rainfall by month in Nicaragua

This graph shows the average monthly rainfall in millimeters in Nicaragua.

Rainfall by month in Nicaragua

UV index by month in Nicaragua

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Nicaragua.

UV index by month in Nicaragua

Yearly temperature in Nicaragua

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Nicaragua, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Nicaragua

Yearly total rainfall in Nicaragua

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in Nicaragua.

Rainfall per year in Nicaragua

Weather experiences in Nicaragua

The weather in Nicaragua is rated an average of 3,8 out of 5 stars by 9 visitors.

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Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

One drawback were the many short, sudden showers, but they also provided a pleasant cool down. Overall, I have a mixed impression of the weather.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

November in Nicaragua offered pleasant weather with plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures, ideal for beach days and walks. Sporadic rainfall reduced the estimate, however, as it disrupted outdoor activities in some places.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

Rain showers fell, but they made the area more crowded. An ideal place for sunbathing.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Excellent StarStarStarStarStar

Anyway, this country has a dry month, ideal for beach and sun lovers.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Excellent StarStarStarStarStar

It was warm but not too hot and it did not rain. Ideal for relaxing on the beach and exploring the beautiful nature.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Poor StarStar

Unfortunately, October in Nicaragua is marked by heavy rain, making sunbathing difficult. However, the temperature is pleasant, around 27 degrees. Ideal for indoor activities.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

Although there were occasional short and heavy showers, they never lasted long. The high temperatures and sunshine more than compensated.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

Although there were many sunny moments, there was also quite a bit of rain. Nevertheless, the warm temperatures made swimming in the sea fun.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

June in Nicaragua was breathtakingly beautiful, with warm, sunny weather and blue skies, but sudden tropical rainstorms sometimes caused problems.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Average weather in Nicaragua by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Nicaragua and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Nicaragua, you can view the average temperature, rainfall, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.