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Weather in North Cyprus in March

Updated: 3 weeks ago
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March in Northern Cyprus is a transitional month from Cypriot winter to Cypriot spring, with temperatures gradually increasing during this period.

Compared to February, the amount of precipitation will decrease, and the number of sunny days will increase. In the mountains, it will be slightly cooler, and the establishment of warm weather may be slightly delayed. So, be prepared for anything this month.

Below, we have described the average values of daytime and nighttime temperatures, as well as wind speed, precipitation, and water temperature for the main regions of Northern Cyprus based on data for March 2023.

Weather in Northern Cyprus Cities in March

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Weather in Nicosia in March

The average daytime temperature is 19 degrees. The average nighttime temperature is 11 degrees. The average monthly precipitation is 30 mm. In 2023, 94% of days were sunny, and only 6% were cloudy. The daytime temperature a year ago ranged from 23 degrees at the beginning of the month to 13 degrees at the end of March, but usually remains stable and gradually rises. The nighttime temperature varied from 10 to 7 degrees over the month. The daytime wind speed did not exceed 4 meters per second, with occasional peaks up to 7.

Weather in Famagusta in March

The average daytime temperature is 18 degrees. The average nighttime temperature is 14 degrees. The average water temperature off the coast of Famagusta in March is around 17 degrees. The average monthly precipitation is 13 mm. In 2023, 70% of days were sunny, and 30% were cloudy. The daytime temperature a year ago ranged from 23 degrees at the beginning of the month to 13 degrees at the end of March due to abnormal cooling across the island. The nighttime temperature also anomalously varied from 16 to 10 degrees over the month. The daytime wind speed did not exceed 4-5 meters per second, with sharp gusts at the end of the month up to 10.

Weather in Girne in March

The average daytime temperature is 18 degrees. The average nighttime temperature is 14 degrees. The average water temperature off the coast of Girne in March is around 17 degrees. The average monthly precipitation is 16 mm. In 2023, 66% of days were sunny, and 34% were cloudy. The daytime temperature a year ago ranged from 23 degrees at the beginning of the month to an abnormal 14 degrees at the end of March. The nighttime temperature also atypically varied from 11 to 8 degrees over the month. The daytime wind speed at times rose above 7 meters per second, strengthening at the beginning and end of the month to 12 m/s.

Frequently Asked Questions About the Weather in Northern Cyprus in March

What Clothes to Bring to Northern Cyprus in March?

You still need to bring warm clothes, and it's best to bring a windproof and waterproof jacket - the rains and winds in March are not as strong as in February, but they can still make themselves felt. At the same time, during the day in the sun, especially without wind, it can suddenly get warmer, so it's better to bring something layered.

Can You Swim in Northern Cyprus in March?

The water temperature in the sea off the coast of Northern Cyprus in both February and March is the lowest throughout the year. Although it gradually warms up during the month, it is still not comfortable for swimming. However, on a sunny windless day, you can try to take a dip, especially towards the end of March.

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