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Jinotepe

Jinotepe
Municipality
Jinotepe
Jinotepe
Location in Nicaragua

Coordinates: 11°51′N 86°12′W / 11.850°N 86.200°W / 11.850; -86.200

Country  Nicaragua
Department Carazo Department

Jinotepe is a city and municipality in the Carazo department of Nicaragua.

It borders with Managua, Masaya, Granada, and Rivas.

It is a sister city of Santa Cruz, California, United States.

Geography

Climate

Managua, like much of Western Nicaragua except for the Sierras, has a tropical climate with constant temperatures averaging between 28 and 32 °C (82 and 90 °F). Under Köppen’s climate classification, the city has a tropical wet and dry climate. A distinct dry season exists between November and April, while most of the rainfall is received between May and October. Temperatures are highest in March and April, when the sun lies directly overhead and the summer rainfall has yet to begin.

Climate data for Jinotepe, Nicaragua
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 31.0
(87.8)
32.1
(89.8)
33.6
(92.5)
34.3
(93.7)
34.0
(93.2)
31.4
(88.5)
30.9
(87.6)
31.4
(88.5)
30.3
(86.5)
30.8
(87.4)
30.6
(87.1)
30.8
(87.4)
31.8
(89.2)
Average low °C (°F) 20.4
(68.7)
20.6
(69.1)
21.7
(71.1)
22.6
(72.7)
23.4
(74.1)
23.0
(73.4)
22.6
(72.7)
22.4
(72.3)
22.2
(72)
22.1
(71.8)
20.9
(69.6)
20.0
(68)
21.8
(71.2)
Rainfall mm (inches) 9
(0.35)
5
(0.2)
3
(0.12)
8
(0.31)
130
(5.12)
224
(8.82)
144
(5.67)
136
(5.35)
215
(8.46)
280
(11.02)
42
(1.65)
8
(0.31)
1,204
(47.38)
Avg. rainy days (≥ 1.0 mm) 1 0 0 0 11 13 15 15 15 15 5 0 90
 % humidity 69 64 62 61 70 80 79 81 82 83 78 73 73.5
Mean monthly sunshine hours 263.5 254.2 291.4 276.0 229.4 186.0 151.9 195.3 210.0 223.2 231.0 248.0 2,759.9
Source: Wetter Spiegel online[1]

References

Coordinates: 11°51′N 86°12′W / 11.850°N 86.200°W / 11.850; -86.200


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