The hottest month in Nicaragua is April when the average maximum temperature is 33°, average temperature is 29° and average minimum temperature is 25°.
The coolest month in Nicaragua is January when the average maximum temperature is 31°, average temperature is 27° and average minimum temperature is 23°.
The longest days in Nicaragua are in June, with an average of 12.8 hours of daylight per day. December has the shortest days with an average of 11.4 hours of daylight per day.
The sunniest days in Nicaragua are in February which has the most hours of sunshine per day with an average of 9 hours of sunshine per day, making it a sunny month with few clouds. October has the least sunshine with an average of 5.2 hours of sunshine per day, making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.
The ultraviolet index is the highest in April when it reaches 14.6 and lowest in December when it reaches 9.7.
An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.
The warmest sea water temperatures in Nicaragua are found in April when they peak at 28° and lowest in September when they dip to 26°.
The sea is excellent for swimming all year round as the water temperature is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.
The wettest month in Nicaragua is October with 23.5cm of rain and September has the most days of rain with 17.8 days with some rain, a wet time to visit the beach.
The driest month in Nicaragua is March with 1.3cm of rain and April has the fewest days of rain with 5.8 days with some rain, a dry time to visit the beach.
The most humid month in Nicaragua is September with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 26° which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning.
The least humid month in Nicaragua is January with a dew point of 23° which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan.
The most windy month in Nicaragua is February when the average maximum windspeed is 21kmh and the average wind speed is 10kmh.
The least windy month in Nicaragua is October when the average maximum windspeed is 15kmh and the average wind speed is 6kmh.