When is the best time to go to Nicaragua?

When is the best time to go to Nicaragua? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Nicaragua, the weather is good everywhere in March and April
  • The best months to go to Managua are January, February, March, April, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Managua are January, February, March, April, May and August
  • The rainiest months in this city are May, August, September and October
  • The cities with the best climate are León, Ometepe Island, San Juan del Sur, Rivas, Chichigalpa and Esteli, with good weather at least 7 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in León

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Nicaragua for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month
January 70°F to 86°F
20%
February 70°F to 88°F
19%
March 74°F to 88°F
15%
April 76°F to 90°F
33%
May 76°F to 88°F
73%
June 74°F to 85°F
82%
July 72°F to 85°F
73%
August 74°F to 85°F
76%
September 74°F to 85°F
84%
October 74°F to 85°F
84%
November 72°F to 83°F
50%
December 70°F to 83°F
27%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Nicaragua by cities

Managua

Best time to go to Managua

The best months to go to Managua are january, february, march, april, november and december.

Granada

Best time to go to Granada

The best months to go to Granada are january, february, march, april, november and december.

León

Best time to go to León

The best months to go to León are january, february, march, april, july, november and december.

Ometepe Island

Best time to go to Ometepe Island

The best months to go to Ometepe Island are january, february, march, april, may, november and december.

San Juan del Sur

Best time to go to San Juan del Sur

The best months to go to San Juan del Sur are january, february, march, april, may, november and december.

Bilwi

Best time to go to Bilwi

The best months to go to Bilwi are march and april.


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Temperatures and rainfall in Nicaragua

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Nicaragua and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Managua, Granada, León, Ometepe Island and San Juan del Sur, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

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Where to go in Nicaragua?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Managua90°F94°F95°F97°F94°F90°F90°F90°F90°F88°F88°F88°F
Granada90°F92°F94°F95°F94°F90°F88°F90°F90°F88°F88°F88°F
León94°F95°F99°F99°F95°F92°F94°F94°F92°F90°F92°F92°F
Ometepe Island88°F90°F92°F94°F94°F92°F90°F90°F90°F88°F88°F88°F
San Juan del Sur88°F90°F92°F94°F94°F92°F90°F90°F90°F88°F88°F88°F
Bilwi85°F86°F88°F90°F90°F88°F88°F90°F90°F90°F88°F86°F
Bluefields85°F86°F88°F90°F90°F88°F86°F88°F90°F90°F88°F86°F
Masaya88°F90°F94°F95°F92°F88°F88°F88°F88°F86°F86°F86°F
Matagalpa81°F83°F86°F88°F85°F83°F81°F83°F83°F81°F81°F79°F
Mombacho Volcano National Park90°F92°F94°F95°F94°F90°F88°F90°F90°F88°F88°F88°F
Rivas88°F90°F92°F94°F94°F92°F90°F90°F90°F88°F88°F88°F
Siuna85°F86°F90°F92°F90°F86°F86°F88°F90°F88°F86°F85°F
Solentiname islands85°F86°F90°F94°F92°F90°F88°F90°F90°F88°F86°F85°F
Boaco85°F86°F90°F92°F88°F85°F85°F86°F85°F85°F83°F83°F
Chichigalpa94°F95°F99°F99°F95°F92°F94°F94°F92°F88°F90°F92°F
Chinandega94°F95°F97°F99°F95°F92°F94°F94°F92°F90°F92°F94°F
Cuapa85°F88°F90°F94°F90°F86°F85°F86°F86°F85°F85°F85°F
Esteli83°F85°F88°F90°F86°F83°F83°F85°F85°F81°F81°F81°F
Jinotega77°F79°F83°F85°F83°F79°F79°F81°F81°F79°F79°F77°F
Nandaime88°F90°F92°F94°F90°F88°F86°F88°F88°F86°F86°F86°F

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Is this weather information for Nicaragua reliable?

Climate data for Nicaragua has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Nicaragua allows us to determine the average for each month in Managua, Granada, León, Ometepe Island, San Juan del Sur, Bilwi, Bluefields, Masaya, and 14 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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