No matter what the weather in Cyprus brings, there are many places to go and things to do
The Cyprus weather is beautiful no matter what time of the year you visit. The island boasts one of the most temperate climates in the Mediterranean region, and is the warmest country in the Mediterranean European Union. With an average daytime temperature of 24°C on the coast and an average night time coastal temperature of 14°C, the weather in Cyprus lets visitors to the island enjoy year-round warmth while they immerse themselves in the excitement and relaxation the country has to offer.
Let your activities heat up with the summer weather
The summer season spans from April to November in Cyprus with about 12-13 hours of sunshine per day. This, mixed with average summertime temperatures in the upper 20’s, makes the island a great retreat for anyone seeking fun and sun.
The beach towns of Pophos, Larnaka, and Ayia Napa offer great resorts for visitors looking to spend their holiday basking in the Mediterranean sunshine or taking on some of the most enjoyable water activities available throughout the world. Snorkling and scuba diving are popular activities off the coast of Cyprus, and with mild summertime sea temperatures and rare occurrences of summertime storms or even rain, the Cyprus weather provides the perfect conditions to take part in some diving.
Just off the coast of Larnaka, 42 meters under the water lies one of the most popular dive sites in the world, the Zenobia wreck. In 1980, the MS Zenobia – a newly built Swedish ferry – sank off the Larnaka coast on its maiden voyage. Now, it sits under the water waiting for scuba divers and snorkelers to dive down and explore how it has transformed into a mystifying marine habitat!
Other popular summertime activities include sailing, mountain biking, kayaking, and rock climbing. There are frequent cruises that leave from various cities in Cyprus and make stops in the beautiful and historic regions of the Mediterranean, including The Greek Islands, Athens, Israel, Egypt, Syria, and Lebanon.
It might be colder, but the excitement is still hot
In the wintertime, the weather in Cyprus affords a different variety of great outings. Thanks to the extremely mild winters on the coast, visitors to the island can still enjoy exploring ancient relics and walking to the museums available in every major city throughout the country, although the occasional appearance of rain might stop you from getting outside at times.
Some visitors get out their skis and snowboards and take advantage of the winter snowfall found on the highest peak in Cyprus, Mt. Olympus. Yes, that’s right, skiing and snowboarding on the island of Cyprus! Mt. Olympus stands at an elevation of almost 2000 meters and is usually covered in 2 meters of snow from January to March, which makes for perfect conditions for enjoying many snow activities.
A variety of exciting outings no matter the season
The weather in Cyprus allows visitors to enjoy activities year-round, whenever their holiday brings them to the island. With temperatures that are hot enough in the summer to spend all day and night in your bathing suit, and winter temperatures that allow you to still enjoy fair weather on the coast and skiing weather in the mountains, Cyprus truly has everything you could possibly hope for in a holiday. Take advantage of the beautiful Cyprus weather and book your holiday today!