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UV Index in Managua

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Today's UV index in Managua, Nicaragua Nicaragua will be up to 13.5, indicating a extreme level of sun exposure for the average person. Check the annual sun radiation in the city and our tips for today to make sure you're safe in the sun.


Today's tips

UV index at 13.5 in Managua means extreme risk; limit outdoor time from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., use shade, protective clothing, SPF 30+ sunscreen, and sunglasses; watch for bright surfaces like water and snow increasing UV exposure.

Managua's UV Index

The UV index in Managua, Nicaragua is high year-round due to its tropical location. On average, the UV index ranges from 9-12, which is considered very high to extreme. It is important to protect yourself with sunglasses, sunscreen, and protective clothing when staying outside for prolonged periods.

Weather Seasons

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Managua has two main seasons: a dry season from November to April and a wet season from May to October. During the dry season, temperatures can reach up to 90°F (32°C) and drop to around 70°F (21°C) at night. The wet season sees daily afternoon showers and temperatures that are slightly cooler.

Managua's Climate

Compared to other parts of Central America, Managua has a similar climate but is generally warmer and drier than neighboring Costa Rica and Honduras. Its coastal location and low elevation result in consistently high temperatures, making it a popular choice for tourists looking for a year-round tropical getaway.

Annual Sun Radiation

The chart below displays the average Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each month of the last year in Managua. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.


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