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Climate and weather of Cyprus



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Climate

 
Cyprus has a Mediterranean climate with four seasons.

Temperatures range between 14° in January to 32° on the coast and 37° in the central plain in July (they are lower in the mountains located in the north and in the south). Annual rainfall is higher in the mountains (1 000 mm) than on the north coast (550 mm), on the south coast (450 mm) and in the central plain (300 to 400 mm). Sunshine varies from five hours a day in December, January and February to eleven hours a day in June, July and August.

Winter (December to February)
Temperatures are stable (15 to 17°) and rainfall is moderate.

Spring (March to May)
Temperatures rise slowly (18° in March, 22° in April, 27° in May) and rainfall is low.

Summer (June to September)
Temperatures are very high (30 to 32° on the coasts, 32 to 36° in the plain located in the center of the island) and rainfall is very low or nonexistent.

Autumn (October to November)
Temperatures steadily drop (26° in October, 22° in November) and rainfall is low.

 When to go to Cyprus (pleasant climate) 
The climate of Cyprus is pleasant during the following months :

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

 

Weather

(main cities) 
Average temperatures and rainfall

Nicosia (Capital of Cyprus)

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
15°
16°
19°
24°
29°
33°
min
11°
16°
19°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
36°
36°
32°
27°
22°
16°
min
20°
20°
18°
14°
10°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
70
50
30
20
20
10
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
...
...
...
20
40
70

Limassol

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
16°
17°
18°
21°
24°
28°
min
11°
14°
17°
21°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
31°
31°
29°
27°
22°
18°
min
23°
23°
21°
18°
14°
11°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
70
70
40
10
...
...
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
...
...
...
20
40
70

Weather data (temperatures and precipitation) for Cyprus are derived from monthly averages established over the last twenty years.

Cyprus weather (more cities)


 Quick facts 
The island of Cyprus is located in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Turkey and west of Syria.

Capital: Nicosia
Area: 9 000 kmē
Population: 1 200 000 inhabitants
Languages: Greek, Turkish
Currency: Euro

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