Best Time to Visit Cyprus

When is the best time to visit Cyprus? The country has a subtropical climate - one of the most agreeable climates in the Mediterranean with 11 out of 12 months having sunshine. It is semi-arid in the north-eastern part of island, with very mild winters on the coast and warm to hot summers.

Best time to visit

The rainy season is from November to March, with most of the rain falling between December and February, with the spring being mild. Early May can be windy, although by the middle of the month the temperature is starting to rise. During July and August, the temperature can be well above 30 degrees centigrade and 10 degrees hotter inland.

Our Experts Say...

"The best time to visit Cyprus is from April to November making it the perfect holiday destination for families looking to get away for some short-haul sunshine! It is particularly great for May and October half terms as you consistently get temperatures of 25 degrees during these periods. There are plenty of flights to Paphos and the transfer times to the hotels are nice and easy making it a stress-free holiday. Once there, you have a handful of beautiful hotels to choose from; The Anassa and The Almyra both have the incredible Explorers Kids Clubs so your little ones can be well looked after whilst you get a well-deserved break! If you're staying at The Anassa, you must take the time to hire a boat and go visit to stunning Blue Lagoon for a family memory you won't forget."

Hugo Snell, Europe Specialist

Monthly Climate Guide for Cyprus

, Cyprus

Average temperatures (Celsius) and rainfall (mm)

Jan
20°C 4mm
Feb
22°C 2mm
Mar
25°C 3mm
Apr
30°C 2mm
May
35°C 1mm
Jun
37°C 1mm
Jul
38°C 0mm
Aug
38°C 0mm
Sep
37°C 0mm
Oct
32°C 1mm
Nov
27°C 1mm
Dec
22°C 4mm
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