The best times to visit Nicosia for ideal weather are

March 19th to June 10th

or

September 24th to December 2nd

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

 

 


Other Nicosia Travel Info

Weather in Nicosia

Temperature

Average temperatures in Nicosia vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 43rd 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 Nicosia, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 102.3°F (39.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73.4°F (23°C) at night.

Nicosia Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Nicosia Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Nicosia Perceived Temperature (F)

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Nicosia Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Nicosia 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 61.9 50 40.1
Feb 63.7 50.9 40
Mar 70.1 56 43.6
Apr 78.4 63 49.2
May 85.9 70.8 57.7
Jun 94.5 79.6 66
Jul 100.4 84.7 70.7
Aug 101 85.4 72
Sep 94 79 65.9
Oct 84.7 70.2 58.5
Nov 75 60.8 49.4
Dec 65.8 53.2 42.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 16.6 10 4.5
Feb 17.6 10.5 4.4
Mar 21.2 13.3 6.4
Apr 25.8 17.2 9.6
May 29.9 21.6 14.3
Jun 34.7 26.4 18.9
Jul 38 29.3 21.5
Aug 38.3 29.7 22.2
Sep 34.4 26.1 18.8
Oct 29.3 21.2 14.7
Nov 23.9 16 9.7
Dec 18.8 11.8 5.9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Nicosia are July, June, and then August. 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 June. For example, on the week of June 11th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of January 22nd.

When can you find snow in Nicosia? 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 Nicosia 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 Nicosia.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 20% 0 2.5
Feb 17% 39.8 1.8
Mar 9% 43.7 1
Apr 9% 0 1.1
May 11% 0 2.1
Jun 1% 0 0.1
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 1% 0 0.2
Sep 2% 0 0.3
Oct 8% 0 1.3
Nov 8% 0 0.8
Dec 17% 47.6 2.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 20 0 6.4
Feb 17 101.1 4.6
Mar 9 111 2.5
Apr 9 0 2.8
May 11 0 5.3
Jun 1 0 0.3
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 1 0 0.5
Sep 2 0 0.8
Oct 8 0 3.3
Nov 8 0 2
Dec 17 120.9 5.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Nicosia has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is July (34.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (62.2%).

Wind in Nicosia is usually calm. The windiest month is June, followed by July and August. June’s average wind speed of around 6.2 knots (7.2 MPH or 11.6 KPH) is considered “a light 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 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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 3.6 Barely noticeable 11.4 Significant breeze
Feb 4.1 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Mar 4.8 Light breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Apr 5.2 Light breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
May 5.3 Light breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Jun 6.2 Light breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Jul 5.8 Light breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Aug 5.4 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Sep 4.9 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Oct 4.1 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Nov 3.2 Barely noticeable 10.4 Significant breeze
Dec 3.2 Barely noticeable 10.3 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 62.2%
Feb 60.3%
Mar 50.9%
Apr 43.9%
May 42%
Jun 34.5%
Jul 34.2%
Aug 36.4%
Sep 40.7%
Oct 44.5%
Nov 50.4%
Dec 60.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Nicosia?

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 Nicosia, 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 Nicosia 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

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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 Nicosia Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 89.9°F (32.2°C) and 66°F (18.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with roughly 3 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 extremely hot. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Nicosia, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 97.3°F (36.3°C) and 72.1°F (22.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 3 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 Nicosia to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 68°F (20°C) and 59.8°F (15.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 6 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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