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Weather in Northern Cyprus in May

Updated: 4 weeks ago

Weather in Northern Cyprus in May

May in Northern Cyprus marks the full onset of summer, with temperatures already comfortable and continuing to rise.

At the same time, rainfall is almost negligible, while the number of sunny days continues to increase. In the mountains, it will be slightly cooler, and it's advisable to have a sweater or windbreaker for the evenings.

Below, we've outlined the average daytime and nighttime temperatures, as well as wind speed, rainfall, and water temperature for the main regions of Northern Cyprus based on data from May 2023.

Weather in Resorts of Northern Cyprus in May

Погода на Северном Кипре в мае

Weather in Nicosia in May

The average daytime temperature is 26 degrees Celsius. The average nighttime temperature is 17 degrees Celsius. The average monthly rainfall is 20 mm. In 2023, 95% of days were sunny, and only 5% were cloudy. Daytime temperatures ranged from 22 degrees Celsius at the beginning of the month to 26 degrees Celsius at the end of May last year. Nighttime temperatures ranged from 16 to 22 degrees Celsius. Daytime wind speeds did not exceed 6 meters per second.

Weather in Famagusta in May

The average daytime temperature is 23 degrees Celsius. The average nighttime temperature is 19 degrees Celsius. The average water temperature off the coast of Famagusta in May is around 21 degrees Celsius. The average monthly rainfall is 6 mm. In 2023, 88% of days were sunny, and 12% were cloudy. Daytime temperatures last year ranged from 20 to 26 degrees Celsius. Nighttime temperatures ranged from 16 to 22 degrees Celsius. Daytime wind speeds rarely exceeded 4 meters per second, with occasional peaks up to 6-7 meters per second.

Weather in Kyrenia in May

The average daytime temperature is 27 degrees Celsius. The average nighttime temperature is 18 degrees Celsius. The average water temperature off the coast of Kyrenia in May is around 21 degrees Celsius. The average monthly rainfall is 8 mm. In 2023, 85% of days were sunny, and 15% were cloudy. The average daytime temperature last year ranged from 23 to 26 degrees Celsius, while nighttime temperatures progressed from 15 to 20 degrees Celsius. Wind speeds remained at 4-6 meters per second.

Frequently Asked Questions About the Weather in Northern Cyprus in May

What clothes should I bring to Northern Cyprus in May?

Warm outerwear is no longer necessary; the season for true summer clothing begins. However, if you plan to visit mountainous areas or go for walks in the evenings, especially early in the month, it's advisable to bring a windbreaker or sweater.

Is it possible to swim in Northern Cyprus in May?

The water temperature in the sea off the coast of Northern Cyprus in May is already warm enough for swimming, and by the end of the month, even those who prefer "hot milk" baths will be able to take a dip.

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