Cyprus Weather - Best time to visit Cyprus

Weather in Cyprus

   Holidays to Cyprus combine sun, sand and sea perfectly. Immerse yourself in the heart of the culture and soak up everything this wonderful Mediterranean island has to offer. From historic sites, to the majestic Troodos Mountains, there’s plenty of things to do in Cyprus for all the family.

Cyprus weather by month

Cyprus has a Mediterranean climate which means the country is typically warm and sunny throughout most of the year. Here’s our month-by-month guide to the average weather and climate in Cyprus.

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Frequently asked questions

Best time to visit Cyprus?

The best time to visit depends on what you want to get out of your luxury holiday in Cyprus. If you’re looking to soak up the sun on the beaches, then the summer months are ideal. If you’d prefer a quieter, more relaxed holiday in Cyprus, then spring and autumn offer pleasant temperatures and less crowds. 

Best time for beaches in Cyprus?

The best time for beach holidays in Cyprus is during the long summer months, particularly from late May to early October. During this period the weather is hot, the sea is warm, and the days are long and sunny, ideal conditions for sunbathing and swimming. 

Best time for sightseeing in Cyprus?

The best time for sightseeing in Cyprus is during the spring (April to June) and autumn (September to October). During these seasons, the weather is a little milder and there are fewer crowds, so you can explore the historical sites and natural attractions in comfort.  

Is Cyprus hot all year round?

Cyprus benefits from a Mediterranean climate, so it is warm all year round. The hottest month is August with an average temperature of 34˚C. The coolest month of the year is January with an average temperature of 17˚C. 

Does it rain in Cyprus?

With a Mediterranean climate, Cyprus doesn’t experience much rain throughout the year. The driest time is the summer months from June to August, with an average rainfall of 0mm. The wettest month is January with 97mm of rain. 

Best time for quieter holidays in Cyprus? 

For quieter holidays with fewer crowds, the best times to visit Cyprus are during spring (April to June) and autumn (September to October). During these periods, you can enjoy a more peaceful atmosphere while still experiencing warm, pleasant weather.

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Add a touch of luxury with Sovereign

Are you ready to start planning your luxury Cyprus getaway? Take a look at our luxury hotels in Cyprus below. 

Hotel Elysium, Paphos
  • A modern hotel with five star facilities
  • Set right on the beach
  • Close to historic Paphos harbour
  • Perfect for family holidays in Cyprus
Columbia Beach Resort, Pissouri
  • Located on a sweeping sandy bay
  • Relax at the swim up bar
  • An all suite hotel
Annabelle Ouranos Lounge
Annabelle Hotel, Paphos
  • A chic and glamorous hotel
  • Up to 15% early booking discount
  • Free upgrade to Half Board for children if parents upgrade to Half Board
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