Cyprus January Weather


Cyprus Weather in January

January is the coldest months of the year averaging 12°C (54°F) but it’s a good time to visit if you enjoy skiing.

You can expect around five hours of sunshine daily interspersed with rain showers in the coastal regions.

Daytime temperatures reach an average high of 16°C (61°F) and an average low of 7°C (45°F) in the evenings. January is the coldest month of the year with minimum temperatures ranging between 0°C to 5°C (32°F–41°F).

While weather conditions in January may not be suitable for swimming and sunbathing, it can be a good time to explore Cyprus’ picturesque villages, ancient sites and unspoilt countryside by bicycle, car or motorcycle.

January is a good time to ski the Troodos mountain range. The towns of Platres and Kakopetria are well placed for the skiing season on Mount Olympus, which generally lasts from November to mid-March.


Cyprus Weather Averages in January 

Average Temperature (°C)  Temperature icon  12°C (53°F)
Average High Temperature (°C)  Temperature icon  16°C (61°F)
Average Low Temperature (°C)  temperature icon  7°C (44°F)
Hours of Sunshine (Daily)  sun icon  8 hours per day
Hours of Daylight (Daily)  10  10 hours per day
Comfort Level  No heat & humidity  No heat & humidity in January
Days with some Rainfall  umbrella icon  11 days
Average Monthly Rainfall (mm)  rain cloud  62mm
Sea Temperature (°C)  swimming icon  18°C (64°F)
Weather averages for Ayia Napa, Cyprus

Best time to visit Cyprus

The best time to visit Cyprus is anytime; but to avoid the high season crowds visit in May, June or September.

Cyprus enjoys a Mediterranean climate, with year round sunshine. You can expect hot, dry summers and mild, rainy winters separated by short, warm autumn and spring seasons.

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