Northern Cyprus
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Northern Cyprus

To go to Northern Cyprus, the best time to visit is March through June and September through November. In this period you have a warm temperature and almost no precipitation. In Northern Cyprus, July is the warmest month with 33°C and the most cold month is 15°C in January. The average water temperature is between 18°C and 31°C.

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In the table below you can quickly see the average weather per month in Northern Cyprus, the monthly temperature or when precipitation is highest. The monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate Northern Cyprus 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

Weather data from: Nicosia




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Northern Cyprus weather

The weather for Northern Cyprus over the next 14 days will be 33°C till 38° and it stays dry every day. The water temperature will be 29°C.

The weather forecast for Northern Cyprus is based on the weather in Nicosia.

5-day weather forecast Northern Cyprus

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Friday
12 august
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36°C
24°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
WSW
29°C
10
Saturday
13 august
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35°C
23°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
SSE
29°C
10
Sunday
14 august
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35°C
23°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
SSW
29°C
9
Monday
15 august
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33°C
25°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
SSW
29°C
10
Tuesday
16 august
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33°C
25°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
WNW
29°C
10

View the 14 day weather forecast for Northern Cyprus


Climate Northern Cyprus

Northern Cyprus has a semi-arid climate. 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

Weather data from: 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 3,596 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → Nicosia). By car the distance is 4,681 km. The total travel time is 64 hours.

How long is the flight to Northern Cyprus?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Northern Cyprus is approximately 5 h. 20 min.

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What are the largest airports in Northern Cyprus?

These are the largest airports in Northern Cyprus:

  • Ercan International Airport in Nicosia
  • Paphos International Airport in Paphos
  • Lefkoniko Airport
  • Larnaca International Airport

How many inhabitants does Northern Cyprus have?

Northern Cyprus has 294,906 inhabitants.

How big is Northern Cyprus?

The surface area of Northern Cyprus is 3,355 km². It is 237x smaller than Pakistan.

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 for payment.

Exchange rates on 12 August 2022

  • 1 Pakistani rupee = 0.047 Turkish lira
  • 1 Turkish lira = 21.13 Pakistani rupee
  • 100 Pakistani rupee = 4.73 Turkish lira
  • 100 Turkish lira = 2,113.35 Pakistani rupee

What is the area code of Northern Cyprus?

The area code to call Northern Cyprus is +357.