Nicaragua: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Get the best time to go to Nicaragua from seasonal norms in many locations like Siuna or Bilwi below.

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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 at least tolerable in January, February, March, April, May, November and December
  • The best months to go to Managua are January, February, March, April, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Managua are February, March, April, May, August and September
  • October is the wettest month in this city
  • The cities with the best climate are Managua, Granada, León, Matagalpa, Mombacho Volcano National Park, Boaco, Chichigalpa, Esteli, Nandaime and San Marcos, with good weather at least 6 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 Our opinion View Details
tolerable to perfect* Nicaragua in january
tolerable to perfect* Nicaragua in february
tolerable to perfect* Nicaragua in march
tolerable to good* Nicaragua in april
tolerable Nicaragua in may
bad to tolerable* Nicaragua in june
very bad to tolerable* Nicaragua in july
bad to tolerable* Nicaragua in august
bad to tolerable* Nicaragua in september
very bad to tolerable* Nicaragua in october
tolerable to good* Nicaragua in november
tolerable to perfect* Nicaragua in december

When to go to Nicaragua by city

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, november and december.

Ometepe Island

Best time to go to Ometepe Island

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


Climate and Weather in Nicaragua

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Nicaragua : Granada Cathedral


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..


Map of Nicaragua

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cities in Nicaragua

About Nicaragua

What can I do in Nicaragua?

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Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

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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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