Cyprus weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Cyprus

The best time to visit in Cyprus is from April until November, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Cyprus is 33°C in July and the lowest is 15°C in January.

Cyprus has the semi-arid climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Cyprus or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Cyprus by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 15 16 18 21 26 30 33 33 31 26 21 17
Precipitation (mm) 28 28 18 9 13 6 1 1 8 23 16 31
Climate data from city: Nicosia

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14 day weather forecast Cyprus

The weather for in Cyprus will be 23° till 13° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Cyprus is based on the weather conditions in the city of Nicosia.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 28 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
12°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 0
Monday 29 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
13°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Tuesday 30 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
17°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 0
Wednesday 1 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
14°
0 mm 0% 7 m/s 1
Thursday 2 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
12°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Friday 3 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
12°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Saturday 4 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
15°
0 mm 0% 6 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 5 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
13°
4.0 mm 80% 9 m/s 1
Monday 6 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
12°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Tuesday 7 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
12°
0.1 mm 10% 2 m/s 1
Wednesday 8 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
13°
0.4 mm 30% 7 m/s 1
Thursday 9 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
13°
11°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Friday 10 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
11°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Saturday 11 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
13°
12°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1

Climate Cyprus

Cyprus has the semi-arid climate prevailing. It is warm to hot all year round and trees don't grow here because of the drought. It consists mainly of sand with grasses and sometimes shrubs. The average annual temperature for Cyprus is 24° degrees and there is about 181 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 239 days a year with an average humidity of 62% and an UV-index of 6.

Climate table of Cyprus

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 15 16 18 21 26 30 33 33 31 26 21 17
Night temp. (°C) 10 10 11 14 19 23 25 26 24 21 16 12
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 28 28 18 9 13 6 1 1 8 23 16 31
Days with rain 13 10 9 7 8 3 1 1 4 8 8 13
Dry days 18 18 22 23 23 27 30 30 26 23 22 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 6 7 9 12 12 12 12 12 11 9 7 6
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3
UV-index 4 4 5 6 6 7 7 7 6 6 5 4
Climate data from city: Nicosia

Cyprus weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Cyprus? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Cyprus?

Cyprus lies in a straight line about 7,835 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Nicosia).

How long is the flight to Cyprus?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Cyprus is approximately 10 h. 50 min.

What are the largest airports in Cyprus?

These are the largest airports in Cyprus:

  • Ercan International Airport – Nicosia
  • Paphos International Airport – Paphos

How many inhabitants are there in Cyprus?

Cyprus has approximately 854,800 inhabitants.

How big is Cyprus?

The area of Cyprus is around 9,250 km². It is 132x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Cyprus?

The capital of Cyprus is Nicosia.

What is the currency of Cyprus?

In Cyprus the Euro (EUR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 28 November 2021

  • 1 Euro = 0.055 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 18.32 Euro
  • 10 Euro = 0.546 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 183.22 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 5.46 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 1,832.19 Euro

What is the area code of Cyprus?

The area code to call Cyprus is +357.