Climate, Weather, and Time Zone
Nicaragua has a predominantly tropical climate, alternating between two seasons: rainy and dry. This is a result of its geographic location between 11° and 15° latitude north and the humidity from both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans which give it a fairly stable season. Nicaragua’s rainy season is from May to early November.
Leon is located in the Pacific Lowlands of Nicaragua and is a region with a tropical climate. During the rainy season, almost all days begin sunny with rains coming in the afternoon and night and are of short duration. The rainy season high temperatures range from 81° to 95°F. The coolest months are November, December, and January. The warmest months are March, April, and May when temperatures range from 85° to 95°F.
Nicaragua is in the Central Time Zone but does not observe Daylight Savings Time.