Best time to visit Nicaragua
The best time to visit 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 Nicaragua is 34°C in March and the lowest is 29°C in October.
Nicaragua has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Nicaragua 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 Nicaragua by month
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14 day weather forecast Nicaragua
The weather for in Nicaragua will be around 30° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.
The weather forecast for Nicaragua is based on the weather conditions in the city of Managua.
Weather forecast this week
|Tuesday 26 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.9 mm||25%||2 m/s||9|
|Wednesday 27 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||1 m/s||9|
|Thursday 28 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.1 mm||20%||1 m/s||7|
|Friday 29 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|14.1 mm||80%||2 m/s||7|
|Saturday 30 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|15.3 mm||85%||2 m/s||3|
|Sunday 31 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|11.4 mm||80%||2 m/s||4|
|Monday 1 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|2.3 mm||45%||3 m/s||4|
Weather forecast next week
|Tuesday 2 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.4 mm||15%||4 m/s||5|
|Wednesday 3 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|1.2 mm||30%||4 m/s||3|
|Thursday 4 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.1 mm||20%||3 m/s||4|
|Friday 5 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|2.9 mm||50%||1 m/s||5|
|Saturday 6 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|1.4 mm||30%||3 m/s||9|
|Sunday 7 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||4 m/s||7|
|Monday 8 Nov||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.1 mm||20%||2 m/s||7|
Nicaragua has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. 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 table of Nicaragua
|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|
|Days with rain||3||3||4||12||24||26||21||23||26||29||19||9|
|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|
Nicaragua weather by month
What is the average weather like in a given month for Nicaragua? 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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Popular places in Nicaragua
- El Arenal
- Las Guabas
- La Concepción
- Paso Real
- Las Pilas
- Llano Grande
- Tum Tum
- Puerto de Asese
- La Argentina
- Las Vegas
- Santa Fe
- Santa Emilia
- El Palmar
- Arlen Siu
- San Luis
- Las Nambiras
- Las Enramadas
- San Gabriel
- San José
- El Lagartillo
- San Marcos
Frequently asked questions
Where is Nicaragua?
Nicaragua lies in a straight line about 12,048 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Managua).
How long is the flight to Nicaragua?
The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Nicaragua is approximately 15 h. 10 min.
What are the largest airports in Nicaragua?
These are the largest airports in Nicaragua:
- Augusto C. Sandino (Managua) International Airport – Managua
How many inhabitants are there in Nicaragua?
Nicaragua has approximately 6,305,956 inhabitants.
How big is Nicaragua?
The area of Nicaragua is around 129,494 km². It is 9x smaller than New Zealand.
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 to pay.
Exchange rates on 26 October 2021
- 1 Nicaraguan córdoba = 2.25 South African rand
- 1 South African rand = 0.44 Nicaraguan córdoba
- 10 Nicaraguan córdoba = 22.52 South African rand
- 10 South African rand = 4.44 Nicaraguan córdoba
- 100 Nicaraguan córdoba = 225.22 South African rand
- 100 South African rand = 44.40 Nicaraguan córdoba
What is the area code of Nicaragua?
The area code to call Nicaragua is +505.