Nicaragua
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Nicaragua

To go to Nicaragua, the best time to visit is January and February and November and December. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Nicaragua, April is the warmest month with 94°F and the most cold month is 85°F in October.

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In the table below you can quickly find the monthly average weather in Nicaragua, the monthly temperature or when it rains the most. Monthly averages are based on weather data from the last 30 years.

Climate Nicaragua by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 88 90 93 94 91 87 87 88 87 85 86 86
Precipitation (inch) 1 1 2 14 54 59 43 69 61 121 35 7

Weather data from: Managua




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Nicaragua weather

The weather for Nicaragua over the next 14 days will be 75°F till 84° with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for Nicaragua is based on the weather in Managua.

5-day weather forecast Nicaragua

Weather
Max/min
Rain
Wind
Tuesday
4 october
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82°F
73°F
1.2 in
2 m/s
Wednesday
5 october
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84°F
73°F
2.1 in
3 m/s
Thursday
6 october
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84°F
73°F
2.2 in
3 m/s
Friday
7 october
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84°F
75°F
0.4 in
5 m/s
Saturday
8 october
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82°F
73°F
2.2 in
5 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Nicaragua


Climate Nicaragua

Nicaragua has a tropical savanna climate. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Nicaragua is 59° degrees and there is about 469 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 144 days a year with an average humidity of 73% and an UV-index of 7.

Nicaragua

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 88 90 93 94 91 87 87 88 87 85 86 86
Night temp. (°F) 71 71 73 76 77 75 74 74 74 73 71 71
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 1 1 2 14 54 59 43 69 61 121 35 7
Days with rain 3 3 4 12 24 26 21 23 26 29 19 9
Dry days 28 25 27 18 7 4 10 8 4 2 11 22
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 7 10 10 10 10 11 10 9 8 9 9
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 3
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 7 7 6 7 7

Weather data from: Managua

Nicaragua weather by month

What is the average Nicaragua weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Nicaragua?

Nicaragua lies in a straight line about 2,040 miles from United States (New York → Managua).

How long is the flight to Nicaragua?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Nicaragua is approximately 6 h. 20 min.

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What are the largest airports in Nicaragua?

These are the largest airports in Nicaragua:

  • Augusto C. Sandino (Managua) International Airport (MGA) in Managua
  • Bluefields Airport (BEF)
  • Puerto Cabezas Airport (PUZ)

How many inhabitants does Nicaragua have?

Nicaragua has 6,305,956 inhabitants.

How big is Nicaragua?

The surface area of Nicaragua is 80,468 mi². It is 3,5x smaller than United States.

What is the capital of Nicaragua?

The capital of Nicaragua is Managua.

What is the currency of Nicaragua?

In Nicaragua, the Nicaraguan córdoba (NIO) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 4 October 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 34.74 Nicaraguan córdoba
  • 1 Nicaraguan córdoba = 0.029 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 3,473.62 Nicaraguan córdoba
  • 100 Nicaraguan córdoba = 2.88 US dollar

What is the area code of Nicaragua?

The area code to call Nicaragua is +505.