Cyprus has hot, dry summers and moderately cool, damp winters.
From mid-June to mid-September, the temperature sometimes exceeds 100°F. After sunset, it usually falls to between 60°F and 70°F. The summer heat is tolerable because humidity is usually low and high temperatures are often tempered by westerly winds.
Rain falls almost exclusively from December through March.
Winters are usually cool and damp.
On the whole, Cyprus has an enjoyable Mediterranean climate.
Cyprus Average Temperatures (Centigrade)
The tables below display average monthly climate indicators in major cities based on 8 years of historical weather readings
Avg. Max Temperature
Avg. Min Temperature
Avg. Rain Days
Here are some hints concerning clothes to wear during the whole year in Cyprus:
December - January: It is the winter time for Cypriots however, at daytime the sunshine is not absent. During this period you should be prepared for all the kinds of weather that a European spring may bring. The evenings and nights are cold. Recommended are winter clothes but definitely not heavy coats.
February - March: Occasional rain, sometimes chilly evenings. Plenty of warm and sunny days. March is a spring period in Cyprus. Light winter clothes with medium-weight wear.
April - May: Pleasantly warm days, though temperatures may fall a bit at night. Medium-weight and summer apparel with woollies for the evenings.
June - July - August: Hot summer time with the cloudless sky and temperatures up to 40° C. Recommended is very light summer clothing. Make sure you wear sunglasses and a hat. Have plenty of sun cream with you as well as a bottle of water.
September - October: Hot or warm days with cooler October evenings. Light-weight clothing for the day and medium-weight, like light jacket for the evenings in October.
November: Pleasantly warm and sunny days. Recommended is medium-weight clothing supplied with light woollies.