Jinotepe, Carazo

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Jinotepe
Municipality
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
Department Carazo Department
Area
 • Total 280.52 km2 (108.31 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 52,175
 • Density 190/km2 (480/sq mi)

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

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

Geography[edit]

Climate[edit]

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)
Average 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)
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 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]

Sports[edit]

The city is home to football club Xilotepelt. They play their home games at the Estadio Pedro Selva.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Jinotepe is twinned with:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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