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

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

When to go to Northern Highlands, Nicaragua

Based on the climate and weather in Northern Highlands, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Northern Highlands, Nicaragua by month

January

If you are traveling to Northern Highlands in January, you will notice that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts

February

If you are traveling to Northern Highlands in February, you will notice that it is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

March

If you are traveling to Northern Highlands in March, you will notice that it is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

April

April here is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

May

If you visit Northern Highlands during May, you are likely to find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals

June

June here is constantly hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Shorts

July

July is really hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

August

If you visit Northern Highlands during August, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts

September

September in Northern Highlands is constantly hot and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts

October

If you vacation in Northern Highlands during October, you are likely to find that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

November

November in this region can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

December

December in Northern Highlands is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Northern Highlands, Nicaragua

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Northern Highlands, 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 Northern Highlands
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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