Managua weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Managua

The best time to visit in Managua in Nicaragua is from January until May, July and November and December, when you will have a warm or hot temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Managua is 34°C in March and the lowest is 29°C in October.

Managua has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Managua or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Managua by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 31 32 34 34 33 31 31 31 31 29 30 30
Precipitation (mm) 3 3 4 36 137 151 110 174 156 308 90 18

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14 day weather forecast Managua

The weather for in Managua will be 30° till 29° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Saturday 25 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
24°
2.1 mm 40% 4 m/s 5
Sunday 26 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
23°
4.6 mm 60% 4 m/s 5
Monday 27 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
22°
0.7 mm 20% 3 m/s 5
Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
24°
0.2 mm 20% 4 m/s 4
Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
23°
11.9 mm 80% 4 m/s 3
Thursday 30 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
23°
13.1 mm 80% 4 m/s 8
Friday 1 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
24°
9.0 mm 75% 5 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Saturday 2 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
24°
0.3 mm 10% 4 m/s 3
Sunday 3 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
24°
3.8 mm 55% 3 m/s 7
Monday 4 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
23°
2.1 mm 40% 1 m/s 7
Tuesday 5 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
25°
0.4 mm 15% 3 m/s 3
Wednesday 6 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
24°
10.6 mm 80% 2 m/s 3
Thursday 7 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
24°
1.1 mm 25% 3 m/s 5
Friday 8 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
24°
1.1 mm 25% 3 m/s 6

Climate Managua

Managua has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Managua is 31° degrees and there is about 1190 mm 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.

Climate table of Managua

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 31 32 34 34 33 31 31 31 31 29 30 30
Night temp. (°C) 21 22 23 25 25 24 23 23 23 23 22 21
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 3 3 4 36 137 151 110 174 156 308 90 18
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

Managua weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Managua? 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 Managua?

Managua is located in Nicaragua. It lies in a straight line at 3,395 km from New York.

The coordinates of Managua are:

  • Latitude: 12.142387
  • Longitude: -86.255792

The GPS coordinates are 12° 8' N, 86° 15' W

How long is the flight to Managua?

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

What are the nearest airports to Managua?

These are the airports closests to Managua:

  • Augusto C. Sandino (Managua) International Airport (10 km) – Managua
  • Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport (189 km) – Liberia
  • Toncontín International Airport (237 km) – Tegucigalpa

How many inhabitants are there in Managua?

Managua has approximately 920,000 inhabitants.

How big is Managua?

The area of Managua is around 3,940 km².

What is the currency of Managua?

In Managua the Nicaraguan córdoba (NIO) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 25 September 2021

  • 1 Nicaraguan córdoba = 34.74 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 0.029 Nicaraguan córdoba
  • 10 Nicaraguan córdoba = 347.36 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 0.29 Nicaraguan córdoba
  • 100 Nicaraguan córdoba = 3,473.62 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 2.88 Nicaraguan córdoba

What is the area code of Managua?

The area code to call Managua is +505.