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

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

When to go to Volcán Masaya, Nicaragua

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

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

January

If you vacation in Volcán Masaya during January, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot, very hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Volcán Masaya during February, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering, 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Volcán Masaya in March, you will notice that it can be very hot, 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
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts

April

Traveling to Volcán Masaya 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Volcán 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 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Volcán Masaya is really hot, 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 Volcán Masaya, 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:

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

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Volcán Masaya during August, you are likely to find that it is really hot, somewhat rainy 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Volcán Masaya is consistently hot, very rainy, somewhat stormy 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 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in this region is consistently hot, somewhat 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Volcán Masaya can be sweltering and very hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Volcán Masaya, Nicaragua

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Volcán Masaya, 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 Volcán Masaya

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