29 to 34°C
3343 hours
sunshine per day
1190 mm
166 days
199 days
0 days

Climate of 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.

Climate averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 29°C and 34°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 21°C and 25°C
  • Rain: it rains 199 days and there is a total of approximately 1190 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3343 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 29°C and 34°C
Warmest month: 34°C in March
Coldest month: 29°C in October
Night temperature: between 21°C and 25°C
Dry days: 166 days
Days with rain: 199 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 1190 mm
Hours of sunshine: 3343 hours

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Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Nicaragua.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Nicaragua.

Climate table of Nicaragua

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Nicaragua. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Nicaragua might be like in a given 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

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.

Climate of Nicaragua by month

What is the average climate in a given month for Nicaragua? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.

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