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

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Traveling to Matagalpa, Nicaragua? If you're planning to go to Matagalpa, I've got 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 Matagalpa, Nicaragua

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

Important essentials for Matagalpa, Nicaragua

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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

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January

Traveling to Matagalpa 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).

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February

If you vacation in Matagalpa during February, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot, very hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

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March

If you are traveling to Matagalpa in March, you will notice that it is really hot, extremely hazy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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April

Traveling to Matagalpa in April, you will notice that it is constantly hot, extremely hazy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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May

In May, Matagalpa is extremely hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) and regularly jump into the 90s F (mid 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Matagalpa, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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June

Traveling to Matagalpa in June, you will notice that it is extremely hot, somewhat rainy, somewhat stormy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

If you are traveling to Matagalpa in July, you will notice that it is really hot, somewhat rainy 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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August

If you are traveling to Matagalpa in August, you will notice that it is consistently hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

September in Matagalpa can be very hot, very rainy, somewhat stormy and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

If you vacation in Matagalpa during October, you might notice that it is really hot, somewhat 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.

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November

If you vacation in Matagalpa during November, you might find that it is consistently hot and very 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 around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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December

If you vacation in Matagalpa during December, you will probably find that it can be very hot and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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Activities for Matagalpa, Nicaragua

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

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