Nicaragua - Climate

Nicaragua Climate 1673
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Except in the central highlands, the climate is warm and humid. Average humidity in Managua in June, the most humid month, is 84%; in April, the driest month, 62%. The mean temperature, varying according to altitude, is between 20° and 30° C (68° and 86° F ). In Managua, monthly average temperatures range from a minimum of 23° C (73° F ) and a maximum of 30° C (86° F ) in January to a minimum of 26° C (79° F ) and a maximum of 31° C (88° F ) in July. There are two seasons: a wet season, from May to December, and a dry season, from January through April. Rainfall, however, varies according to region, and the rainy season in the eastern area may extend 9 or even 12 months. Average annual rainfall along the Mosquito Coast reaches 254–635 cm (100–250 in) as a result of the easterly trade winds blowing in from the Caribbean; the highlands also have heavy rainfall. Managua receives 114 cm (45 in), while the Pacific coast averages over 102 cm (40 in) a year.

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Mar 16, 2010 @ 9:09 am
Thank you for this wonderful information on Managua, Nicaragua. Learning new things about a great place is awesome!
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Nov 3, 2011 @ 6:18 pm
Hi, my name is Tori.
I wanted to know people changed the environment of Managua, Nicaragua, to make it more liveable. Also, I want to know the natural resources people use most in Managua, Nicaragua.
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Nov 30, 2011 @ 6:18 pm
How about bugs/mosquitos on beaches outside Managua?
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Jan 12, 2012 @ 12:12 pm
Thanks for this information! I am doing a project on Nicaragua and it helps me alot! (:
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Oct 30, 2012 @ 8:20 pm
What is average weather in nicaragua?! I have been searching forever and cant find anything. I think this might be the place to look. Can anyone tell me places or anwseres? I could use all the help I can get. THANKS1

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