Nicaragua
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Nicaragua

The best time to visit 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 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 Nicaragua weather 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

Climate data from city: Managua




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Nicaragua weather

The Nicaragua weather for will be 24° till 31° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The Nicaragua weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Managua.

Nicaragua 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Monday
23 may
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28°C
20°C
4.1 mm
60%
1 Bft
ESE
8
Tuesday
24 may
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29°C
20°C
5.3 mm
65%
2 Bft
NNE
4
Wednesday
25 may
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30°C
20°C
16.4 mm
85%
1 Bft
ESE
5
Thursday
26 may
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29°C
20°C
12.6 mm
80%
1 Bft
E
5
Friday
27 may
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30°C
20°C
8.6 mm
75%
1 Bft
SSE
10


Climate Nicaragua

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.

Nicaragua

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

Climate data from city: Managua

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 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 23 May 2022

  • 1 South African rand = 2.25 Nicaraguan córdoba
  • 1 Nicaraguan córdoba = 0.44 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 225.22 Nicaraguan córdoba
  • 100 Nicaraguan córdoba = 44.40 South African rand

What is the area code of Nicaragua?

The area code to call Nicaragua is +505.