Tropical Nicaragua is warm and humid (often hot
), and as with any mountainous country, its temperatures vary by altitude.
The average year-round high temperature across the country is right at 82° F (28°C). The major variations are in the central mountains where daily high averages are in the low 70s.
The rainy season is (May - October
) and rainfall amounts vary; the Caribbean Lowlands receive the most, often exceeding 200'' in some areas; while inland amounts are much, much lower.