Climate & Weather Cyprus


Cyprus climate
The island of Cyprus enjoys more sunshine than any other mediterranean resort, with more than 320 days of brilliant sunshine a year. Summers are warm and dry with excellent conditions for water sports. In winter the island experiences very mild weather conditions.

Cyprus weather
Cyprus enjoys world-wide fame for its mild climate and ranks among the climatically healthiest regions of the world. The island offers ideal conditions for many activities like, hiking & walking, biking & cycling, horse riding, swimming, water sports, sunbathing etc.
Between May and September precipitation is a rarity. July and August are the hottest months in the year.

Cyprus climatic table

MONTH Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature °C 15 15 19 24 29 34 37 37 33 28 22 17
Night temperature °C 5 5 7 10 14 18 21 21 18 14 11 7
Sun hours 5 6 7 9 11 13 13 12 11 9 7 5
Rain days 11 10 7 4 3 1 0 0 1 3 5 9
Water temperature °C 16 16 17 20 22 24 26 28 26 24 21 19

The data on climatic bark Cyprus indicate average values.

Cyprus water temperature
The swimming season practically starts from April and does not end until November. The water temperature reaches values of approx. 28°C in summer and 16°C in winter.

Cyprus air temperature
Climatically Cyprus belongs to the warmest areas of the Mediterranean area. July and August are the hottest months with maximum daytime temperatures of over 35°C. The night temperatures are pleasant around the 21°C. The weather in the winter is mild with temperatures of approx. 15°C in the coldest months January and February (see climatic bark).

Snow falls in the Troodos Mountains from mid-December through to the end of March. In Cyprus, snow-skiing can be enjoyed in the Troodos Mountains. Mount Olympus (altitude 1953m ) has a cap of snow on it from the beginning of January to the end of March.

Cyprus offers on the average annually over 320 sun days and is thus a favorable vacation destination for sun lovers. Spectacular sunrises and sunsets can be viewed through the whole year. During the day sunshine is quite strong. Sun protection is recommended over the midday.

Night sky
The clear night sky on Cyprus tempts many humans to look at itself the constellations and planets.

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