The best times to visit Cyprus for ideal weather are

March 5th to June 3rd


October 1st to December 9th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Cyprus Travel Info

Weather in Cyprus


Average temperatures in Cyprus vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 57th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Cyprus, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 94.6°F (34.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.2°F (24°C) at night.

Cyprus Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Cyprus Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Cyprus Perceived Temperature (F)


Cyprus Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Cyprus Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 61.6 54.1 45.6
Feb 62.4 54.7 45.5
Mar 67.1 58.7 48.1
Apr 73.3 64.3 52.8
May 80.1 71.5 60.7
Jun 87.6 79.1 68
Jul 93 84.5 73.5
Aug 94 85.2 74.3
Sep 88.6 79.9 68.9
Oct 81.5 72.7 62.4
Nov 73.4 65 55.1
Dec 65.2 57.4 48.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 16.4 12.3 7.6
Feb 16.9 12.6 7.5
Mar 19.5 14.8 8.9
Apr 22.9 17.9 11.6
May 26.7 21.9 15.9
Jun 30.9 26.2 20
Jul 33.9 29.2 23.1
Aug 34.4 29.6 23.5
Sep 31.4 26.6 20.5
Oct 27.5 22.6 16.9
Nov 23 18.3 12.8
Dec 18.4 14.1 9.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Cyprus are July, August, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid July. For example, on the week of July 9th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early January with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of January 1st.

When can you find snow in Cyprus? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to early December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Cyprus is often around around December 3rd when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Cyprus.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Cyprus (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 18% 0 2.5
Feb 16% 39.8 2
Mar 8% 43.7 0.9
Apr 6% 4.3 0.7
May 6% 0 1.1
Jun 1% 0 0.1
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 0% 0 0.1
Sep 2% 0 0.4
Oct 6% 0 0.9
Nov 7% 0 1.1
Dec 16% 47.6 2.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 18 0 6.4
Feb 16 101.1 5.1
Mar 8 111 2.3
Apr 6 10.9 1.8
May 6 0 2.8
Jun 1 0 0.3
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0.3
Sep 2 0 1
Oct 6 0 2.3
Nov 7 0 2.8
Dec 16 120.9 6.4


Humidity and Wind

Cyprus has some slightly muggy months, with moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is July (48.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (60%).

Wind in Cyprus is usually calm. The windiest month is June, followed by March and April. June’s average wind speed of around 7.5 knots (8.6 MPH or 13.8 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early June where average top sustained speeds reach 15.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Cyprus.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 6.4 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Feb 6.9 Light breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Mar 7 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Apr 6.9 Light breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
May 6.7 Light breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Jun 7.5 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Jul 6.7 Light breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Aug 6.6 Light breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Sep 6.5 Light breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Oct 5.9 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Nov 5.7 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Dec 6.1 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 60%
Feb 59.6%
Mar 54%
Apr 51.9%
May 52.8%
Jun 48.7%
Jul 48.3%
Aug 49.6%
Sep 49.7%
Oct 49%
Nov 50.8%
Dec 58.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Cyprus?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Cyprus; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Cyprus is July, followed by August and May. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Cyprus in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 19.1 in December means 19.1% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Cyprus Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 83.6°F (28.7°C) and 64.3°F (17.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with roughly 2 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Cyprus, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 91°F (32.8°C) and 70.2°F (21.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 2 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Cyprus to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 67.3°F (19.6°C) and 59.7°F (15.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 5 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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