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.