Jinotepe, Carazo

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Jinotepe (Spanish pronunciation: [xinoˈtepe]) is a city and municipality in the Carazo department of Nicaragua.

Jinotepe
Municipality
Flag of Jinotepe
Jinotepe is located in Nicaragua
Jinotepe
Jinotepe
Location in Nicaragua
Coordinates: 11°51′N 86°12′W / 11.850°N 86.200°W / 11.850; -86.200
Country Nicaragua
DepartmentCarazo Department
Area
 • Municipality281 km2 (108 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 estimate)[1]
 • Municipality54,435
 • Density190/km2 (500/sq mi)
 • Urban
39,836

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

GeographyEdit

ClimateEdit

Jinotepe, 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
(72.0)
22.1
(71.8)
20.9
(69.6)
20.0
(68.0)
21.8
(71.2)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 9
(0.4)
5
(0.2)
3
(0.1)
8
(0.3)
130
(5.1)
224
(8.8)
144
(5.7)
136
(5.4)
215
(8.5)
280
(11.0)
42
(1.7)
8
(0.3)
1,204
(47.5)
Average rainy days (≥ 1.0 mm) 1 0 0 0 11 13 15 15 15 15 5 0 90
Average relative humidity (%) 69 64 62 61 70 80 79 81 82 83 78 73 74
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[2]

SportsEdit

Home of the baseball team cafeteros de carazo

International relationsEdit

Twin towns – Sister citiesEdit

Jinotepe is twinned with:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Citypopulation.de Population of departments and municipalities in Nicaragua
  2. ^ "Wetter im Detail: Klimadaten". Retrieved May 8, 2013.

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