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 92°F and the most cold month is 58°F in January. The average water temperature is between 64°F and 88°F.

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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 (°F) 58 60 64 71 79 86 92 92 87 79 70 62
Water temperature (°F) 66 64 66 70 77 84 88 86 84 82 77 70
Precipitation (inch) 11 11 7 6 5 3 0 0 3 9 6 12

Weather data from: Nicosia







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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 46° degrees and there is about 74 inch 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.

Climate Northern Cyprus by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 58 60 64 71 79 86 92 92 87 79 70 62
Night temp. (°F) 50 50 51 57 65 73 77 79 75 69 61 54
Water temp. (°F) 66 64 66 70 77 84 88 86 84 82 77 70
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 11 11 7 6 5 3 0 0 3 9 6 12
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

What is the average Northern Cyprus weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

Northern Cyprus weather

The weather for Northern Cyprus over the next 14 days will be 50°F till 59° with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain. The water temperature will be 43°F.

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

5-day weather forecast Northern Cyprus

Weather
Max/min
Water
Precip
Wind
Monday
30 january
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59°F
46°F
43°F
3.0 in
5 m/s
Tuesday
31 january
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57°F
46°F
43°F
0.6 in
13 m/s
Wednesday
1 february
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52°F
45°F
43°F
2.0 in
5 m/s
Thursday
2 february
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54°F
45°F
43°F
0 in
8 m/s
Friday
3 february
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57°F
45°F
43°F
2.5 in
3 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Northern Cyprus





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Frequently asked questions

Where is Northern Cyprus?

Northern Cyprus lies in a straight line about 5,464 miles from United States (New York → Nicosia). By car the distance is 2,544 miles. The total travel time is 45 hours and 20 minutes.

How long is the flight to Northern Cyprus?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Northern Cyprus is approximately 14 h. 50 min.

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What are the largest airports in Northern Cyprus?

These are the largest airports in Northern Cyprus:

  • Ercan International Airport (ECN) in Nicosia
  • Paphos International Airport (PFO) in Paphos
  • Lefkoniko Airport (GEC)
  • Larnaca International Airport (LCA)

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 2,085 mi². It is 117x smaller than United States.

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 30 January 2023

  • 1 US dollar = 7.56 Turkish lira
  • 1 Turkish lira = 0.13 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 756.04 Turkish lira
  • 100 Turkish lira = 13.23 US dollar

What is the area code of Northern Cyprus?

The area code to call Northern Cyprus is +357.