Masaya, Nicaragua: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Masaya, Nicaragua? If you're planning to go to Masaya, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Masaya, Nicaragua

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

Important essentials for Masaya, Nicaragua

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly choice.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities

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

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January

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

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February

February here is constantly hot, very hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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March

March in Masaya is really hot, extremely hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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April

If you vacation in Masaya during April, you might see 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.

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May

May in Masaya is extremely hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

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June

If you visit Masaya during June, you may notice that it can be sweltering, somewhat rainy, somewhat stormy and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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.

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July

In July, Masaya can be sweltering, somewhat rainy 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 Masaya, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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August

August in Masaya can be sweltering, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

If you are traveling to Masaya in September, you will notice that it can be sweltering, very rainy, somewhat stormy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

October in Masaya is consistently hot, somewhat rainy, somewhat stormy and extremely hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

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November

November in Masaya can be very hot and very hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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December

December in this region can be sweltering and very hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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Activities for Masaya, Nicaragua

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Masaya.

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