Nicaragua Climatic Classifications

CodeDescriptionGroupNumber of states/regionsStates/regions
AwTropical wet and dry or savannaTropical14 Boaco Carazo Chinandega Chontales Esteli Granada Jinotega Leon Madriz Managua Masaya Matagalpa Nueva Segovia Rivas
AmTropical monsoonTropical3 North Caribbean Coast Rio San Juan South Caribbean Coast

Summary: Most regions (14) in Nicaragua lie in the Tropical wet and dry or savanna climate zone (Köppen: Aw). The mean average of annual temperatures range from a high of 29.28°C (84.7°F) in Chinandega to a low of 22.29°C (72.12°F) in Jinotega.

Climate Nicaragua: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)33.46(92.23)34.62(94.32)35.72(96.3)36.01(96.82)34.0(93.2)32.0(89.6)32.79(91.02)32.78(91.0)31.53(88.75)30.63(87.13)31.26(88.27)32.03(89.65)36.01(96.82)
Average high °C (°F)28.96(84.13)30.22(86.4)31.61(88.9)32.85(91.13)31.51(88.72)29.51(85.12)29.35(84.83)29.98(85.96)29.66(85.39)28.7(83.66)28.37(83.07)28.25(82.85)29.91(85.84)
Daily mean °C (°F)25.26(77.47)26.19(79.14)27.33(81.19)28.79(83.82)28.19(82.74)26.7(80.06)26.41(79.54)26.72(80.1)26.51(79.72)25.69(78.24)25.14(77.25)24.85(76.73)26.48(79.66)
Average low °C (°F)20.03(68.05)20.37(68.67)20.92(69.66)22.76(72.97)23.58(74.44)22.82(73.08)22.28(72.1)22.28(72.1)22.26(72.07)21.64(70.95)20.61(69.1)20.07(68.13)21.64(70.95)
Record low °C (°F)13.84(56.91)13.88(56.98)14.21(57.58)16.18(61.12)17.23(63.01)16.69(62.04)16.34(61.41)16.14(61.05)16.26(61.27)15.72(60.3)14.63(58.33)14.18(57.52)13.84(56.91)
Average precipitation mm (inches)39.39(1.55)33.39(1.31)29.96(1.18)88.67(3.49)371.86(14.64)380.81(14.99)266.66(10.5)362.18(14.26)410.7(16.17)509.14(20.04)198.46(7.81)70.22(2.76)230.12(9.06)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)8.087.596.6911.7324.2426.723.9126.027.8428.7418.8810.9818.45
Average relative humidity (%)74.1571.1167.0166.3374.0582.8282.1182.3484.2286.1782.9378.5777.65
Mean monthly sunshine hours8.198.6410.7611.1511.6311.9212.0111.5410.2810.0910.419.7410.53

Nicaragua Climate Graph

Nicaragua

Nicaragua’s Cities by Temperature

Nicaragua’s states/regions ranking by average yearly temperature:

Chinandega
29.28°C | 84.7°F
Leon
29.17°C | 84.51°F
Masaya
28.59°C | 83.46°F
Managua
28.55°C | 83.39°F
Granada
28.06°C | 82.51°F
Rivas
28.01°C | 82.42°F
North Caribbean Coast
27.46°C | 81.43°F
Carazo
27.45°C | 81.41°F
South Caribbean Coast
26.67°C | 80.01°F
Chontales
26.59°C | 79.86°F
Rio San Juan
26.58°C | 79.84°F
Boaco
25.64°C | 78.15°F
Esteli
24.74°C | 76.53°F
Madriz
24.17°C | 75.51°F
Matagalpa
23.92°C | 75.06°F
Nueva Segovia
22.99°C | 73.38°F
Jinotega
22.29°C | 72.12°F

Comments (0)

  • Latest first
  • Highest rated
Be the first to comment on this page