15 to 33°C
3517 hours
sunshine per day
182 mm
280 days
85 days
0 days

Climate of Cyprus

Cyprus has a semi-arid climate. It is warm to hot all year round and trees don't grow here because of the drought. It consists mainly of sand with grasses and sometimes shrubs. The average annual temperature for Cyprus is 24° degrees and there is about 181 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 239 days a year with an average humidity of 62% and an UV-index of 6.

Climate averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 15°C and 33°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 10°C and 26°C
  • Sea temperature: the sea temperature is between 17°C and 29°C
  • Rain: it rains 85 days and there is a total of approximately 182 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3517 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 15°C and 33°C
Warmest month: 33°C in July
Coldest month: 15°C in January
Night temperature: between 10°C and 26°C
Sea temperature: between 17°C and 29°C
Dry days: 280 days
Days with rain: 85 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 182 mm
Hours of sunshine: 3517 hours

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Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Cyprus.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Cyprus.

Climate table of Cyprus

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Cyprus. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Cyprus might be like in a given month.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 15 16 18 21 26 30 33 33 31 26 21 17
Night temp. (°C) 10 10 11 14 19 23 25 26 24 21 16 12
Water temp. (°C) 18 17 20 21 25 27 29 29 27 26 23 20
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 28 28 18 9 13 6 1 1 8 23 16 31
Days with rain 13 10 9 7 8 3 1 1 4 8 8 13
Dry days 18 18 22 23 23 27 30 30 26 23 22 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 6 7 9 12 12 12 12 12 11 9 7 6
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3
UV-index 4 4 5 6 6 7 7 7 6 6 5 4

Best time to visit Cyprus

The best time to visit Cyprus is March through June and September through November. In this period you have a warm temperature and almost no precipitation. On the island of Cyprus, the warmest month is July with 33°C and the coldest is January with 15°C. The water temperature is 29°C at its highest and in other months it can be 17°C.

Climate of Cyprus by month

What is the average climate in a given month for Cyprus? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.

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