Cyprus, Nicosia

Weather in Northern Cyprus in December

Updated: 3 months ago

December is still considered an autumn month at resorts in Northern Cyprus, but swimming in the sea, unlike the first half of November, is no longer an option.

In December, the resorts in Northern Cyprus are unpredictable, but the air temperature steadily decreases. The water is no longer suitable for swimming, except at the beginning of the month, and even then not for everyone.

During the day, the air temperature usually stays around 20 degrees, while at night it often drops to 10 degrees. The water temperature at the beginning of the month corresponds to the daytime air temperature, but then gradually decreases. Rainfall is quite frequent.

Weather in Northern Cyprus cities in December

Погода на Северном Кипре в декабре

The main temperature indicators in the main locations of Northern Cyprus are in landlocked Nicosia in the center of the island, in Famagusta on the eastern coast, and in Kyrenia on the northern coast.

Weather in Nicosia in December

The average daytime temperature is 18 degrees. The average nighttime temperature is 11 degrees. The average monthly rainfall is 70 mm. In 2022, 87% of the days were sunny, and only 13% were cloudy. The daytime temperature a year ago ranged from 20 degrees at the beginning of the month to 17 degrees at the end of December. The nighttime temperature varied from 14 to 10 degrees throughout the month. The daytime wind speed did not exceed 4 meters per second, but there were gusts of up to 6-7 meters per second.

Weather in Famagusta in December

The average daytime temperature is 18 degrees. The average nighttime temperature is 15 degrees. The average water temperature off the coast of Famagusta in December is around 19 degrees. The average monthly rainfall is 31 mm. In 2022, 81% of the days were sunny, and 19% were cloudy. The daytime temperature a year ago ranged from 21 degrees at the beginning of the month to 18 degrees at the end of December. The nighttime temperature varied from 17 to 16 degrees throughout the month. The daytime wind speed did not exceed 6 meters per second, but there were gusts of up to 11 meters per second.

Weather in Kyrenia in December

The average daytime temperature is 19 degrees. The average nighttime temperature is 13 degrees. The average water temperature off the coast of Kyrenia in December is around 19 degrees. The average monthly rainfall is 48 mm. In 2022, 79% of the days were sunny, and 21% were cloudy. The daytime temperature a year ago ranged from 22 degrees at the beginning of the month to 18 degrees at the end of December. The nighttime temperature varied from 15 to 11 degrees throughout the month. The daytime wind speed did not exceed 6 meters per second, but there were gusts of up to 11 meters per second.

Frequently Asked Questions about Weather in Northern Cyprus in December

What kind of clothing should I bring to Northern Cyprus in December?

Sunscreen is no longer necessary as the sun has lost its strength, but it is definitely advisable to bring warm clothing. The temperature noticeably drops in the evenings, and during the day, if not in the sun, it is no longer always desirable to be in shorts.

Is it possible to swim in Northern Cyprus in December?

The water in the sea cools down and reaches the same temperature as the air. Most people will be uncomfortable being in the water, but some may want to give it a try.

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Погода на Северном Кипре в декабре

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