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Puerto Cabezas weather in October (Nicaragua)

What can you expect from the weather in Puerto Cabezas during October? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In October, Puerto Cabezas typically experiences high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 30°C, while night temperatures can drop to 25°C.

While these temperatures are typical, some days might be even hotter. Always be prepared for the unexpected spikes in warmth. Dressing in lightweight and breathable outfits will help you stay cool. Don't forget to stay hydrated and wear sun protection to handle the heat better.

Precipitation

Puerto Cabezas in October falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 307 mm for the month. In this month, the heaviest downpours of the year are not uncommon. Carrying a poncho might be your best bet to stay dry. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 24 days of the month will see rainfall.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, October may not be the ideal month to visit Puerto Cabezas. January, February and March typically offer the best circumstances. While May, June, July, August, September and October tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Puerto Cabezas climate page with graphs.

 

Puerto Cabezas, monthly averages in October

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 25°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 30°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 29°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 79%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 307 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 24 days  

Where to go in Nicaragua in October

Find out more about the weather in Nicaragua and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case. With a water temperature of around 29°C this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Interested in more climate information?

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