The best times to visit Bluefields for ideal weather are

January 1st to December 30th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



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Weather in Bluefields


Average temperatures in Bluefields vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 34th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Bluefields, the hottest months are April, May, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid May where highs are regularly around 87.5°F (30.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.7°F (25.9°C) at night.

Bluefields Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Bluefields Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Bluefields Perceived Temperature (F)


Bluefields Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Bluefields Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 83.8 80 74.2
Feb 84.5 80.7 73.6
Mar 85.2 81.7 74.8
Apr 87.2 83.8 77
May 87 83.6 77.4
Jun 86.1 82.9 77.8
Jul 84.8 81.6 77
Aug 86.1 82.4 76.5
Sep 86 82 75.8
Oct 86.1 81.9 75.3
Nov 84 80.2 74.3
Dec 83.9 80.1 74.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 28.8 26.7 23.4
Feb 29.2 27.1 23.1
Mar 29.6 27.6 23.8
Apr 30.7 28.8 25
May 30.6 28.7 25.2
Jun 30.1 28.3 25.4
Jul 29.3 27.6 25
Aug 30.1 28 24.7
Sep 30 27.8 24.3
Oct 30.1 27.7 24.1
Nov 28.9 26.8 23.5
Dec 28.8 26.7 23.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Bluefields are January, February, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late September with an average of 0 days of significant precipitation the week of September 24th.

When can you find snow in Bluefields? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Bluefields.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Bluefields (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 0 0
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 0% 0 0
Apr 0% 0 0
May 0% 0 0
Jun 0% 0 0
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 1% 0 0.1
Oct 0% 0 0
Nov 0% 0 0
Dec 0% 0 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 0 0 0
Apr 0 0 0
May 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 1 0 0.3
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0


Humidity and Wind

Bluefields has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (72.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (83.9%).

Wind in Bluefields is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by January and February. March’s average wind speed of around 6.9 knots (8 MPH or 12.8 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late December where average top sustained speeds reach 10.9 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Bluefields.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 6.9 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Feb 6.7 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Mar 6.9 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Apr 6.3 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
May 5.7 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Jun 5.1 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.5 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.8 Light breeze 8 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.3 Light breeze 7.7 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.7 Light breeze 8 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.6 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
Dec 6.5 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 78.3%
Feb 76.2%
Mar 72.4%
Apr 73.1%
May 77.9%
Jun 82.2%
Jul 83.9%
Aug 82.5%
Sep 83.1%
Oct 81.4%
Nov 81.5%
Dec 79.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Bluefields?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for Nicaragua; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Bluefields, Nicaragua is January, followed by February and March. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Bluefields in September. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 58.4 in September means 58.4% of the tourists vs. January.



Overall Bluefields Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 87.5°F (30.8°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is nonexistent with roughly 0 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Bluefields, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 86.4°F (30.2°C) and 83.3°F (28.5°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a trivial amount: approximately 0 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Bluefields to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 84.8°F (29.3°C) and 83.5°F (28.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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