The best times to visit Las Penitas 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.

 

 


Other Las Penitas Travel Info

Weather in Las Penitas

Temperature

Average temperatures in Las Penitas vary very little. 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 Las Penitas, the hottest months are April, May, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid May where highs are regularly around 95.9°F (35.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.4°F (25.2°C) at night.

Las Penitas Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Las Penitas Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Las Penitas Perceived Temperature (F)

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Las Penitas Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Las Penitas 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan89.880.271.5
Feb91.681.672
Mar93.683.273.1
Apr95.585.475.8
May93.584.376.5
Jun90.382.175.9
Jul89.681.275.2
Aug90.681.574.9
Sep9081.174.9
Oct88.680.574.7
Nov8980.272.6
Dec89.680.271.6

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan32.126.821.9
Feb33.127.622.2
Mar34.228.422.8
Apr35.329.724.3
May34.229.124.7
Jun32.427.824.4
Jul3227.324
Aug32.627.523.8
Sep32.227.323.8
Oct31.426.923.7
Nov31.726.822.6
Dec3226.822

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Las Penitas 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 mid August with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of August 13th.

When can you find snow in Las Penitas? 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 Las Penitas.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan0%00
Feb0%00
Mar0%00
Apr0%00
May0%00
Jun1%00.1
Jul0%00
Aug2%00.2
Sep3%00.4
Oct0%00
Nov0%00
Dec0%00

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan000
Feb000
Mar000
Apr000
May000
Jun100.3
Jul000
Aug200.5
Sep301
Oct000
Nov000
Dec000

 

Humidity and Wind

Las Penitas has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is March (49.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (74.7%).

Wind in Las Penitas is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 8.5 knots (9.7 MPH or 15.7 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 16.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

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

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan7.4Gentle breeze15.8Significant breeze
Feb7.9Gentle breeze15.5Significant breeze
Mar8.5Gentle breeze15.5Significant breeze
Apr7.9Gentle breeze14.5Significant breeze
May6.1Light breeze13.5Significant breeze
Jun4.8Light breeze12.8Significant breeze
Jul5.3Light breeze14.1Significant breeze
Aug4.5Light breeze13Significant breeze
Sep3.9Barely noticeable11.8Significant breeze
Oct3.5Barely noticeable10.6Gentle breeze
Nov4.2Light breeze11Significant breeze
Dec5.8Light breeze13.3Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan57.5%
Feb54.2%
Mar49.8%
Apr51.1%
May60.3%
Jun70.4%
Jul71%
Aug71.1%
Sep73.9%
Oct74.7%
Nov67.6%
Dec61%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Las Penitas?

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 Las Penitas, Nicaragua is May, followed by December and January. 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 Las Penitas in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 28.8 in October means 28.8% of the tourists vs. May.

 

 

Overall Las Penitas Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 95.9°F (35.5°C) and 90.9°F (32.7°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 most precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Las Penitas, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 90.4°F (32.4°C) and 87.2°F (30.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a barely noticeable amount: 0 to 1 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 Las Penitas to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 92.7°F (33.7°C) and 89°F (31.7°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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