Climate and Weather of Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua

The climate of Puerto Cabezas

Puerto Cabezas is a municipality in northeastern Nicaragua, on the Caribbean Sea. The municipality is also known as Bilwi, which has been the official name of the city since the 1990s. Puerto Cabezas is the capital of the Región Autónoma del Atlántico Norte (RAAN), an autonomous region in northeastern Nicaragua. Puerto Cabezas is known for its beautiful, bountiful markets where you can get all the local specialties. Bilwi is known for its coconut-inspired treats.

According to Citypopulationreview, Puerto Cabezas has a tropical rainforest climate, with a lot of precipitation all year round. The average precipitation is only slightly lower in March and April, but it does become completely dry here. During the long warm days with a lot of precipitation, the humidity will rise considerably and it will feel very clammy. The sea temperature is always pleasant. In the second half of the year you have a small chance of tropical storms or hurricanes.

Climate figures

The figures below are based on long-term average climate statistics. The temperatures are displayed in degrees Celsius (°C).

maximum temperature minimum temperature hours of sunshine per day days of rainfall per month water temperature
January 27℃ 23℃ 8 18 28℃
February 27℃ 23℃ 9 14 28℃
March 28℃ 25℃ 9 9 29℃
April 29℃ 25℃ 9 9 29℃
May 29℃ 26℃ 8 16 29℃
June 28℃ 26℃ 6 18 29℃
July 28℃ 26℃ 7 22 29℃
August 28℃ 25℃ 7 23 29℃
September 29℃ 25℃ 7 23 29℃
October 28℃ 24℃ 6 24 28℃
November 28℃ 24℃ 7 20 28℃
December 27℃ 23℃ 7 19 28℃

The weather in Puerto Cabezas

Here you will find the weather forecast for Puerto Cabezas. View the current weather in Puerto Cabezas and the forecast for the coming days, such as the temperatures, the chance of precipitation, the wind direction and the wind strength. With this weather data you can see what kind of weather you can expect in Puerto Cabezas. Based on the climate statistics, we describe the weather per month in Puerto Cabezas. This is not a long-term forecast, but gives the average weather forecast for all months of the year. Do you want to see the detailed weather forecast for Puerto Cabezas? On the page with extra weather information we show the chance of snow, the wind chill, visibility, UV strength, air pressure and more good weather information.

An average weather picture per month can be compiled on the basis of long-term climate statistics, certain weather patterns and specific events.

The weather in January

In the month of January, the average maximum temperature in Puerto Cabezas is around 27 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in January is 23 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in January at this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 18 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this results in a month with quite a lot of precipitation.

The weather in February

In the month of February, the average maximum temperature in Puerto Cabezas is around 27 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in February is 23 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in February at this destination is around 9 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 14 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in March

In the month of March, the average maximum temperature in Puerto Cabezas is around 28 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in March is 25 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in March at this destination is around 9 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 9 days. If you look at the long-term averages, that means that there will not be much precipitation this month.

The weather in April

In the month of April, the average maximum temperature in Puerto Cabezas is around 29 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in April is 25 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in April at this destination is around 9 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 9 days. If you look at the long-term averages, that means that there will not be much precipitation this month.

The weather in May

In the month of May, the average maximum temperature in Puerto Cabezas is around 29 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in May is 26 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in May in this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 16 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this results in a month with quite a lot of precipitation.

The weather in June

In the month of June, the average maximum temperature in Puerto Cabezas is around 28 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in June is 26 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in June at this destination is around 6 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 18 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for a wet month.

The weather in July

In the month of July, the average maximum temperature in Puerto Cabezas is around 28 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in July is 26 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in July at this destination is around 7 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 22 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for a wet month.

The weather in August

In the month of August, the average maximum temperature in Puerto Cabezas is around 28 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in August is 25 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in August in this destination is around 7 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 23 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for a wet month.

The weather in September

In the month of September, the average maximum temperature in Puerto Cabezas is around 29 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in September is 25 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in September at this destination is around 7 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 23 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for a wet month.

The weather in October

In October, the average maximum temperature in Puerto Cabezas is around 28 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in October is 24 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in October at this destination is around 6 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 24 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for a wet month.

The weather in November

In the month of November, the average maximum temperature in Puerto Cabezas is around 28 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in November is 24 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in November at this destination is around 7 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 20 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for a wet month.

The weather in December

In the month of December, the average maximum temperature in Puerto Cabezas is around 27 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in December is 23 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in December at this destination is around 7 hours per day. Within the entire month there is precipitation for about 19 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for a wet month.

Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua