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

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Traveling to Northern Highlands, Nicaragua? If you're planning to go to Northern Highlands, this is 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 Northern Highlands, Nicaragua

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

Important essentials 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

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


  • 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).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January for Northern Highlands can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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February

If you visit Northern Highlands during February, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s 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 40 and 50% during the day.

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March

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

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April

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

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May

If you visit Northern Highlands during May, you might notice that it is extremely 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 occasionally.

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June

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

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July

If you visit Northern Highlands during July, you are likely to find that it is really hot 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 high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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August

If you visit Northern Highlands during August, you will probably see that it is extremely hot 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 once in a while.

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September

If you are traveling to Northern Highlands in September, you will notice that it is extremely hot and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

Traveling to Northern Highlands in October, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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November

Traveling to Northern Highlands in November, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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December

December here can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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