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Elisha MacKay of InNicaNow.com – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
Elisha MacCay finally able to wear a hoodie again in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingThe average temperature in San Juan Del Sur is around 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit). 
 
The weather changes with the seasons. Currently, it's April and we are in the middle of the dry season. The temperatures are gradually rising every day and will continue to rise until about the middle of May, when our first rains come and that will be the beginning of the rainy season. 
 
We have a little indoor/outdoor thermometer that we find quite handy, As I'm writing this on April 6th, we checked the temperature and it got to 35 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Fahrenheit) at the hottest point of the day. 
 
When we were getting ready to go to sleep at 10 o'clock in the evening, the temperature was still sitting at 29 degrees Celsius (84 degrees Fahrenheit). The temperature doesn't drop drastically at night. It does get a little bit cooler, but we don't have huge swings.
 
My husband and I love the rainy season. Once those rains start, the air is so much fresher. Within a couple of weeks of the rains starting, the landscape really starts to green up. The leaves on the trees come back to life. All the hillsides get super lush and green, literally within two to three weeks of when the rains start.
 
During the rainy season, we don't have rain all day, every day. We don't get torrential rains. It usually rains at night, which cools things off. During the day, it's beautiful, sunny, really nice and comfortable.
 
After the rainy season, it continues to be really nice, lush and fresh with daily temperature highs that are more comfortable in the range of 28 to 29 degrees Celsius (82 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit), and still lots of sun.
 
In December, January, and into February as well, it's what we call the windy season in San Juan Del Sur. The winds really pick up. It continues to be very comfortable and nice. The downfall is sometimes when the winds really start to go, having lunch or dinner at your favorite beachside restaurant isn't always the nicest experience because sand does tend to blow onto your table and into your plate at times. Overall, we still enjoy the windy season as well.
 
The most uncomfortable time and the time when if you ask someone, "How are you", they'll just say, "I'm hot", is the month of April and through to the beginning of May when the rain starts. It's just the most uncomfortable time. 
 
If someone were thinking about moving to Nicaragua and they came for a month during this period of time, if they could live with this temperature and this climate, then the rest of the year is a breeze.
 
(Elisha MacKay finally able to wear a hoodie again in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua, pictured.)
David Smith – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
Houses overlooking the bay, San Juan de Cosala, Nicaragua – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingThe average temperature in San Juan del Sur is somewhere in the high 80s. I think it’s fantastic. It’s warm all the time. You can walk out in the morning without needing any sweater. You can walk out in a t-shirt and shorts early in the morning and still be plenty warm.
 
It gets very hot up into the 90s during the peak hours—12 o’clock, 1 o’clock—but then it heads down. If you go up into the hills a little bit it cools down by 5 or 6 or 7 degrees.  I live up in the hills, where it’s much cooler-- in to the low 80s for most of the day except for the real peak when it’s still up at 90.
 
I live at about 900 feet above sea level and I’m just a kilometer back from the beach, so there are very big hills all around us. It’s just as you come back from the town a little bit and I’m 10 minutes south of town.  
 
(Houses overlooking the bay, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua, pictured.)
Eugenio Cortez of Hacienda & Ecolodge Morgan´s Rock – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
Between December and February in San Juan del Sur, it gets really windy. I’m taking about annoying windy. The sand from the beach hits your face.

Then it’s hot from March until May. It hits the 100s. It is constantly 95 during the day and then at night, it is in the high 80s. It’s just really hot, but it’s a dry heat. It’s not humid.

The rain begins at May, and that’s when it cools again. It rains from May through mid November. The highs are in the 82 - 85 Fahrenheit range. And then at night, it drops to the low 70s. There’s little wind. It’s great for fishing.

The dry heat we have here in San Juan del Sur is not like the desert heat. It’s not like Miami, either, which has humidity, and which is nasty. It’s just dry. The dry heat you get in San Juan del Sur is different because you get that refreshment from the sea. You get a little wind that cools you off because it comes from the ocean. I have never been in the desert, but I can imagine that it’s just dry, because there is no ocean for the breeze to come off of. In contrast, in San Juan del Sur, once you’re about to die of heat, you get this breeze that comes from the beach, which is great.

During an intense rainy season, the rain starts at around 4:30 or 5:00 in the morning and it stops around 6:00 to 6:00. Then it will be overcast and partly sunny and then sunny and at 2 PM, you get another rain shower; a quick one, for 20 minutes. And then it alternates between overcast and sunny.  So, it rains, but it’s not like it’s raining all day long.
Diony Fuentes of Liv Nicaragua – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account

It’s warm and breezy all year in San Juan Del Sur. It’s breezy and sunny but not dry or humid. The weather in San Juan Del Sur is a hundred times better than the weather in Managua even though these two places are relatively close to each other. Personally, I find it really hot and dry in Managua and when it rains, it’s just humid and hot at the same time. 

In San Juan Del Sur, it’s breezy so it is so much cooler than in Managua. This is because of the winds coming from the Caribbean, through Lake Nicaragua, all the way to San Juan Del Sur. The weather is absolutely nice.

Daniel Snider of Snider's Realty Nicaragua – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
It is warm in San Juan Del Sur most of the year. San Juan Del Sur gets very strong offshore breezes that keeps the town somewhat cool from May to mid-November. Right now, the months of August and September is when we get more rain. It rains almost every day.
 
Dry season is from November to the end of March. The prevailing offshore winds become very strong and we get a nice cool breeze blowing from the lake towards the ocean.
 
On average, the temperatures here range between 73 degrees to 76 degrees Fahrenheit on cooler days, and up to 95 degrees Fahrenheit on really hot days.
 

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