Granada, Nicaragua: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Granada, Nicaragua? If you're planning to go to Granada, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Granada, Nicaragua

Based on the climate and weather in Granada, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Granada, Nicaragua by month

January

If you go to Granada in January, you will notice that it can be very hot, very hazy and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

February

Traveling to Granada in February, you will notice that it is extremely hot, very hazy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion

March

If you go to Granada in March, you will notice that it can be sweltering, extremely hazy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

April

If you visit Granada during April, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot, extremely hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts

May

May for Granada is really hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals

June

In June, Granada can be sweltering, somewhat rainy, somewhat stormy and extremely hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Granada, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

July

July for Granada is consistently hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage

August

In August, Granada is really hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Granada, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

If you visit Granada during September, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot, very rainy, somewhat stormy and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts

October

In October, Granada can be very hot, somewhat rainy, somewhat stormy and extremely hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Granada, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat

November

If you go to Granada in November, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very hazy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts

December

Traveling to Granada in December, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very hazy. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Granada, Nicaragua

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Granada, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Granada
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Theft can be a problem, so pack theft protection, including locks for luggage and a money belt or pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear

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