San Rafael weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit San Rafael

The best time to visit in San Rafael 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 San Rafael is 34°C in March and the lowest is 29°C in October.

San Rafael has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in San Rafael 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 San Rafael 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 38 137 151 110 174 156 308 90 18

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14 day weather forecast San Rafael

The weather for in San Rafael will be 31° till 28° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
24°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 3
Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
23°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 10
Thursday 30 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
24°
2.0 mm 40% 2 m/s 10
Friday 1 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
23°
6.0 mm 65% 4 m/s 3
Saturday 2 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
24°
4.1 mm 60% 3 m/s 10
Sunday 3 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
23°
4.7 mm 60% 2 m/s 9
Monday 4 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
23°
10.4 mm 80% 2 m/s 10

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 5 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
24°
10.4 mm 80% 1 m/s 4
Wednesday 6 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
24°
6.4 mm 70% 1 m/s 6
Thursday 7 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
24°
4.6 mm 60% 1 m/s 10
Friday 8 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
24°
11.4 mm 80% 2 m/s 10
Saturday 9 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
24°
13.9 mm 80% 2 m/s 6
Sunday 10 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
24°
9.9 mm 75% 1 m/s 3
Monday 11 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
24°
14.6 mm 85% 0 m/s 3

Climate San Rafael

San Rafael has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for San Rafael is 31° degrees and there is about 1192 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 San Rafael

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 38 137 151 110 174 156 308 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

San Rafael weather by month

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

San Rafael is located in Nicaragua. It lies in a straight line at 3,372 km from New York.

The coordinates of San Rafael are:

  • Latitude: 12.348862
  • Longitude: -86.21748

The GPS coordinates are 12° 20' N, 86° 13' W

How long is the flight to San Rafael?

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

What are the nearest airports to San Rafael?

These are the airports closests to San Rafael:

  • Augusto C. Sandino (Managua) International Airport (24 km) – Managua
  • Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport (209 km) – Liberia
  • Toncontín International Airport (219 km) – Tegucigalpa

How big is San Rafael?

The area of San Rafael is around 15 km².

What is the currency of San Rafael?

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

Exchange rates on 28 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 San Rafael?

The area code to call San Rafael is +505.