Northern Cyprus
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Northern Cyprus

The best time to visit Northern Cyprus (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) is from April until November, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Northern Cyprus is 33°C in July and the lowest is 15°C in January. The water temperature is between 18°C and 31°C.

Northern Cyprus has the semi-arid climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Northern Cyprus or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average Northern Cyprus weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 15 16 18 21 26 30 33 33 31 26 21 17
Water temperature (°C) 19 18 19 21 25 29 31 30 29 28 25 21
Precipitation (mm) 28 28 18 15 12 7 1 1 8 23 16 31

Climate data from city: Nicosia




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Northern Cyprus weather

The Northern Cyprus weather for will be 30° till 35° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day. The water temperature is 21°C.

The Northern Cyprus weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Nicosia.

Northern Cyprus 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Tuesday
24 may
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30°C
19°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
SSE
21°C
11
Wednesday
25 may
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30°C
18°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
ESE
21°C
11
Thursday
26 may
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31°C
18°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
SE
21°C
11
Friday
27 may
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33°C
22°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
WSW
21°C
11
Saturday
28 may
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33°C
23°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
WNW
21°C
11


Climate Northern Cyprus

Northern Cyprus has the semi-arid climate prevailing. 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 Northern Cyprus is 24° degrees and there is about 187 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 238 days a year with an average humidity of 62% and an UV-index of 6.

Northern Cyprus

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) 19 18 19 21 25 29 31 30 29 28 25 21
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 28 28 18 15 12 7 1 1 8 23 16 31
Days with rain 13 10 9 9 8 4 1 1 4 8 8 13
Dry days 18 18 22 21 23 26 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 11 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

Climate data from city: Nicosia

Northern Cyprus weather by month

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Northern Cyprus?

Northern Cyprus lies in a straight line about 16,589 km from New Zealand (Wellington → Nicosia).

How long is the flight to Northern Cyprus?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Northern Cyprus is approximately 20 h. 50 min.

What are the largest airports in Northern Cyprus?

These are the largest airports in Northern Cyprus:

  • Ercan International Airport – Nicosia
  • Paphos International Airport – Paphos

How many inhabitants are there in Northern Cyprus?

Northern Cyprus has approximately 294,906 inhabitants.

How big is Northern Cyprus?

The area of Northern Cyprus is around 3,355 km². It is 80x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Northern Cyprus?

The capital of Northern Cyprus is Nicosia.

What is the currency of Northern Cyprus?

In Northern Cyprus the Turkish lira (TRY) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 24 May 2022

  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 5.23 Turkish lira
  • 1 Turkish lira = 0.19 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 522.81 Turkish lira
  • 100 Turkish lira = 19.13 New Zealand dollar

What is the area code of Northern Cyprus?

The area code to call Northern Cyprus is +357.