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Best time to visit San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua

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The best time to visit San Juan Del Sur is January-April

While San Juan Del Sur is a popular destination to visit all year round, January-April is the ideal time to go due to a number of factors such as the climate, cost of travel and accommodation, as well as avoiding peak holiday periods.

During the warmer months, temperatures in San Juan Del Sur can rise to a maximum of 33℃ (91℉). The weather in the winter, especially around January, can reach a minimum of 24℃ (75℉).

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit San Juan Del Sur when the days are longest, you should visit in June. The wet season in San Juan Del Sur usually falls during the months surrounding October each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Find out everything you need to know about when to visit San Juan Del Sur below, including detailed information about the weather and tools to help you find the best prices and book your trip.

Warmest month

April

Least rainfall

March

Most daylight

June

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San Juan Del Sur seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in San Juan Del Sur as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. San Juan Del Sur is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in San Juan Del Sur

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in San Juan Del Sur for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

San Juan Del Sur climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in San Juan Del Sur for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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San Juan Del Sur in January

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 16 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to San Juan Del Sur in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


San Juan Del Sur in February

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 8mm (0") over 12 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to San Juan Del Sur in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


San Juan Del Sur in March

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 11 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to San Juan Del Sur in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


San Juan Del Sur in April

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 13 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to San Juan Del Sur in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


San Juan Del Sur in May

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 93mm (4") over 21 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to San Juan Del Sur in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


San Juan Del Sur in June

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 72mm (3") over 23 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to San Juan Del Sur in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


San Juan Del Sur in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 72mm (3") over 27 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to San Juan Del Sur in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


San Juan Del Sur in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 75mm (3") over 25 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to San Juan Del Sur in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


San Juan Del Sur in September

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 81mm (3") over 24 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to San Juan Del Sur in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.

San Juan Del Sur in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 151mm (6") over 24 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to San Juan Del Sur in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


San Juan Del Sur in November

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 57mm (2") over 21 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to San Juan Del Sur in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


San Juan Del Sur in December

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 30mm (1") over 20 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to San Juan Del Sur in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in San Juan Del Sur is usually April, where temperatures tend to rise to around 32℃ (89℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in San Juan Del Sur is generally around March. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in March first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in San Juan Del Sur is generally around October, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of October too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting San Juan Del Sur, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in June are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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