Weather in North Cyprus

There is much sunshine throughout the year, weather in North Cyprus is pretty much consistent, there are seasonal variations but they aren't drastic

North Cyprus Climate

North Cyprus as well as the whole island enjoys typical Mediterranean climate with long, warm and dry summers from mid-May to mid-October and mild and wet winters from December to February. The short autumn and spring periods complete the seasons of the year.

Temperatures

Summer in Northern Cyprus is a season of hot weather, high temperatures and cloudless sky, but the sea breeze make a pleasant atmosphere in coastal areas. The temperature of the hottest months of July and August crawls to 34 °C and even to 40 °C. In the interior of the island the temperature during the coldest months is between 7 and 15 degrees. As the relief grows higher, the temperature gets lower.

Summer
This stretches from mid May to mid October: there are high temperatures, cloudless skies and cool breezes from the sea. If you are looking at visiting Archaeological sites early morning or late afternoon, avoiding the hottest part of the day. Swimming, sunbathing, sailing and scuba diving can be done in the summer. In the mountains: the Troodes, the weather is still much cooler.

Autumn
By the end of October the evenings are cooler, the weather in Northern Cyprus in October and November the leaves change color in the Besparmak Mountains and the yards and look gold and crimson. Even in mid November it feels like summer. The autumn also brings the Bellapais Festival with local and international music festivals and dramatic performances at places right throughout Northern Cyprus.

Winter
December and January is winter, there is the possibility of rain, and there is still an average of 6 hours of sunshine a day. Most other Mediterranean destinations shut down for the winter but not Cyprus; there are many cultural events throughout the winter months

Spring
Spring comes early in Cyprus, the first orchids bloom in Cyprus in January and by mid February the one can see fresh green meadows and almond trees in full bloom. Early spring is the best time to visit Cyprus; the temperatures in the daytime are pleasant.