Northern Cyprus weather in January

Planning a getaway to Northern Cyprus this January and curious about the weather you should prepare for? Discover all the vital details you need on this page, solving your puzzle:

What is the weather like in Northern Cyprus in January?

Northern Cyprus is a region in Cyprus. January in Northern Cyprus generally has moderate temperatures, with moderate precipitation. January falls during the winter season.

You can expect moderate maximum daytime temperatures of around 16°C and nighttime temperatures around 10°C in Kyrenia. In general, this month stands out as the coldest period throughout the year. However, even though January is the coolest month, you can still find places in Northern Cyprus with moderate temperatures, ensuring a pleasant experience throughout the year.

January is a moderate rainy month with an average rainfall of around 74 mm in Kyrenia. The city Kyrenia usually sees around 171 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

For a closer look at January's conditions in Northern Cyprus, see the map below. For a more detailed look at Northern Cyprus's yearly weather, check out our Northern Cyprus climate page.

Where to go in Northern Cyprus in January

Find the average weather conditions in January for the most popular destinations in Northern Cyprus on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

Popular destinations in Northern Cyprus

What is the weather like in January for the 2 most popular destinations in Northern Cyprus?

Average weather in Kyrenia

In January Kyrenia generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 16°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 10°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Kyrenia
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
18°C 
12°C 
171 hours 
75 mm 
12 days 
16°C 
10°C 
171 hours 
74 mm 
12 days 
17°C 
10°C 
218 hours 
62 mm 
11 days 
Climate in Kyrenia

Average weather in Lapithos

In January Lapithos generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 16°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 10°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Lapithos
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
18°C 
12°C 
171 hours 
79 mm 
12 days 
16°C 
10°C 
171 hours 
77 mm 
12 days 
17°C 
10°C 
218 hours 
65 mm 
11 days 
Climate in Lapithos

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Is January the best time to visit Northern Cyprus?

In our view, January might not be the best time to travel to Northern Cyprus with often tolerable weather in Kyrenia.

On average, the best time to visit Northern Cyprus is in April, May, June, September, October and November with generally perfect weather in Kyrenia. In contrast, January and February tend to have tolerable weather conditions.

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