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 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.

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Climate Nicaragua by month

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

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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, March is the warmest month with 34°C and the most cold month is 29°C in October.

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 14,349 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → Managua).

How long is the flight to Nicaragua?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Nicaragua is approximately 18 h. 40 min.

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 129,494 km². It is 6x smaller than Pakistan.

What is the capital of Nicaragua?

The capital of Nicaragua is Managua.

What is the area code of Nicaragua?

The area code to call Nicaragua is +505.

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