The best times to visit Ometepe Island 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 Ometepe Island Travel Info

Weather in Ometepe Island


Average temperatures in Ometepe Island 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 Ometepe Island, 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 91°F (32.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 80.4°F (26.9°C) at night.

Ometepe Island Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Ometepe Island 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.

Ometepe Island Perceived Temperature (F)


Ometepe Island Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Ometepe Island 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 85.4 81.7 75.9
Feb 86.6 82.8 76.5
Mar 88.6 84.2 77.3
Apr 90.4 86.3 79.3
May 89.9 85.7 79
Jun 87.3 83.7 77.9
Jul 86.6 83 77.5
Aug 87.4 83.5 77.3
Sep 87.2 83.4 77
Oct 86 82.5 76.6
Nov 85.3 82.2 76.7
Dec 85 81.7 76.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 29.7 27.6 24.4
Feb 30.3 28.2 24.7
Mar 31.4 29 25.2
Apr 32.4 30.2 26.3
May 32.2 29.8 26.1
Jun 30.7 28.7 25.5
Jul 30.3 28.3 25.3
Aug 30.8 28.6 25.2
Sep 30.7 28.6 25
Oct 30 28.1 24.8
Nov 29.6 27.9 24.8
Dec 29.4 27.6 24.5


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 Ometepe Island.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ometepe Island (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 1% 0 0.1
Aug 1% 0 0.1
Sep 0% 0 0
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 1 0 0.3
Aug 1 0 0.3
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0


Humidity and Wind

Ometepe Island has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (55.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (73.7%).

Wind in Ometepe Island is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by January and February. March’s average wind speed of around 8.3 knots (9.5 MPH or 15.3 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 early March where average top sustained speeds reach 11.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 8.2 Gentle breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Feb 8.2 Gentle breeze 11 Significant breeze
Mar 8.3 Gentle breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Apr 7 Gentle breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
May 5.5 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.4 Light breeze 7.4 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.3 Light breeze 8.2 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.2 Light breeze 7.6 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.4 Barely noticeable 6.5 Gentle breeze
Oct 3 Barely noticeable 6.3 Light breeze
Nov 5 Light breeze 7.9 Gentle breeze
Dec 6.8 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 62.9%
Feb 59.1%
Mar 55.8%
Apr 55.7%
May 61.1%
Jun 71.3%
Jul 72.4%
Aug 71.2%
Sep 72.2%
Oct 73.7%
Nov 67.9%
Dec 65.1%


Is it Safe to Travel to Ometepe Island?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Nov 27, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Ometepe Island, 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 Ometepe Island 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 somewhat 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 Ometepe Island Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very warm. Highs range from 91°F (32.8°C) and 87.4°F (30.8°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. 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. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Ometepe Island, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 87.5°F (30.8°C) and 84.8°F (29.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. 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 Ometepe Island to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87.4°F (30.8°C) and 84.4°F (29.1°C). These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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