Climate and Average Weather in Cyprus

Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and one of its most popular tourist destinations. It has a Mediterranean climate along the coast and Semi-arid climate around the capital Nicosia with long, hot and dry summers. Winters are relatively mild with some rain between December and February.

The best travel time for Cyprus is from mid-April to mid-October. July and August is high season and because of the high temperatures we recommend to only visit the coast in this period. Cultural tourists can best visit Cyprus in the second half of April, in the first half of October or in the months of May, June and September.

Good to know is that in May the seawater is still on the cool side, in October you can still count on a warm sea water temperature.

Interested in more detailed Weather and Climate information?
Please select the city you wish to travel to, or the one closest to your destination. Each selected city will show you the following graphs:
1. Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year
On certain pages we also offer other historical weather data like humidity, wind speed and water temperature.

Popular places in Cyprus

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Regions in Cyprus