Northern Cyprus weather in December

Are you planning a trip to Northern Cyprus in December and wondering what kind of weather to expect? This page has all the details you need.

What is the weather like in Northern Cyprus in December?

Northern Cyprus is a region in Cyprus. December in Northern Cyprus generally has pleasant temperatures, with moderate precipitation. December is a winter month.

You can expect pleasant maximum daytime temperatures of around 18°C and nighttime temperatures around 12°C in Kyrenia.

December is a moderate rainy month with an average rainfall of around 75 mm in Kyrenia. Kyrenia experiences its highest rainfall in this month of the year. Come prepared by bringing an umbrella. Most areas experience a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 171 hours of sunlight expected in Kyrenia. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

For a closer look at December'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 December

Find the average weather conditions in December 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 December for the 2 most popular destinations in Northern Cyprus?

Average weather in Kyrenia

In December Kyrenia generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 18°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant 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
23°C 
15°C 
216 hours 
48 mm 
7 days 
18°C 
12°C 
171 hours 
75 mm 
12 days 
January   >> January
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16°C 
10°C 
171 hours 
74 mm 
12 days 
Climate in Kyrenia

Average weather in Lapithos

In December Lapithos generally has pleasant temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 18°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant 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
22°C 
15°C 
216 hours 
51 mm 
7 days 
18°C 
12°C 
171 hours 
79 mm 
12 days 
January   >> January
>>  
16°C 
10°C 
171 hours 
77 mm 
12 days 
Climate in Lapithos

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Is December the best time to visit Northern Cyprus?

Given the typically pleasant weather conditions in Kyrenia, December might be a good time to visit Northern Cyprus. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

Generally speaking, the best visiting conditions can be found in April, May, June, September, October and November offering mostly perfect weather in Kyrenia. In contrast, January and February tend to have tolerable weather conditions.

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