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Considering going to Nicaragua but wondering when weatherwise is he best time to go? Look no further. We break it down for you here.
In Central Pacific Nicaragua, the wet season is overcast, the dry season is windy and mostly clear, and it is hot and oppressive year-round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 74°F to 89°F and is rarely below 71°F or above 92°F.
Based on the beach/pool score, the best time of year to visit Central Pacific Nicaragua for hot-weather activities is from early December to late March.
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Central Pacific Nicaragua varies significantly throughout the year.
The wetter season lasts 5.7 months, from May 13 to November 5, with a greater than 23% chance of a given day being a wet day. The month with the wettest days in Central Pacific Nicaragua is September, with an average of 13.2 days with at least 0.04 inches of precipitation.
The drier season lasts 6.3 months, from November 5 to May 13. The month with the fewest wet days in Central Pacific Nicaragua is January, with an average of 0.2 days with at least 0.04 inches of precipitation.
Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. The month with the most days of rain alone in Central Pacific Nicaragua is September, with an average of 13.2 days. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 46% on September 18.
To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Masachapa experiences extreme seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.
The rainy period of the year lasts for 7.9 months, from April 13 to December 8, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The month with the most rain in Masachapa is September, with an average rainfall of 6.9 inches.
The rainless period of the year lasts for 4.1 months, from December 8 to April 13. The month with the least rain in Masachapa is January, with an average rainfall of 0.0 inches.
The average water temperature experiences some seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The time of year with warmer water lasts for 5.2 months, from May 4 to October 11, with an average temperature above 83°F. The month of the year in Central Pacific Nicaragua with the warmest water is June, with an average temperature of 84°F.
The time of year with cooler water lasts for 2.4 months, from January 11 to March 24, with an average temperature below 81°F. The month of the year in Central Pacific Nicaragua with the coolest water is February, with an average temperature of 80°F.
To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Central Pacific Nicaragua throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.
The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Central Pacific Nicaragua for general outdoor tourist activities is from mid December to mid March, with a peak score in the second week of January.