General Overview

Cyprus enjoys an intense Mediterranean climate with long dry summers starting in mid-May and lasting until mid-October and quite mild winters from December to February. Spring and autumn are effectively short intervals in between.


Air & Sea temperatures, sunshine, rain days









Clothing during different seasons

Clothing requirements vary, depending on the length and the period of your visit. During April and May, days are pleasantly warm, but temperatures may drop at night. Spring and summer apparel and long sleeved tops or light jackets for the evenings are recommended. From June to the end of August, very light summer clothing is a must. September to October see quite warm days and cool evenings. Light apparel for the day and long sleeves for the evenings in October is recommended. November has pleasantly warm days that can be enjoyed in jumpers and light jackets. Clothing during different seasons2. Sea temperature figures supplied by the Department of Fisheries and Marine Research, Lefkosia. Note: 1. Temperature in C, (F. in brackets), rain days, sunshine hours and tenths. Figures supplied by the Meteorological Service, Lefkosia.

December and January winter clothing is necessary. The possibility of fairly warm days is always there during February, as is the occasional rainfall. Mildday time temperatures are the harbingers of spring but it can get quite cold in the evenings and winter apparel will be needed. Winter wear will also be appropriate during March with its moderate but sometimes unpredictable weather inviting you to enjoy Cyprus nature at its best.

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