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Weather in Cyprus in May

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In May, the season is in full swing in Cyprus, although not at its peak yet. There is still plenty of greenery, but the weather is already quite warm, and you can go swimming.

In May, Cyprus usually starts experiencing warm and sunny weather. The average air temperature in this month is typically around 25-30 degrees Celsius, sometimes daytime temperatures can go even higher. The sea water also becomes warm enough for swimming, usually around 22-24 degrees Celsius.

However, it is worth noting that May can be changeable, and sometimes there may be rain or windy days, especially at the beginning of the month. In any case, May in Cyprus usually offers good conditions for relaxation and excursions.

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

Weather in Cyprus Resorts in May

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Weather in Ayia Napa in May

The average daytime temperature is 23 degrees. The average nighttime temperature is 19 degrees. The average water temperature off the coast of Ayia Napa in May is around 23 degrees. The average monthly precipitation is 9 mm. In 2023, 88% of days were sunny, and 12% were cloudy. The average daytime temperature a year ago ranged from 20 degrees at the beginning of the month to 26 degrees at the end. The nighttime temperature rose from 15 degrees to 22. The daytime wind speed rarely reached 5 meters per second.

Weather in Troodos in May

Due to the mountainous terrain, the indicators differ from the coast. The average daytime temperature is 19 degrees. The average nighttime temperature is 15 degrees. The average monthly precipitation is 20 mm. In 2023, 85% of days were sunny, and 15% were cloudy. The daytime temperature ranged from 16 to 20 degrees, and the nighttime temperature ranged from 10 to 15 degrees. The daytime wind speed did not exceed 4 meters per second.

Weather in Larnaca in May

The average daytime temperature is 24 degrees. The average nighttime temperature is 19 degrees. The average water temperature off the coast of Larnaca in May is around 20 degrees. The average monthly precipitation is 9 mm. In 2023, 94% of days were sunny, and only 6% were cloudy. The daytime temperature a year ago ranged from 19 degrees at the beginning of the month to 24 degrees at the end of May. The nighttime temperature ranged from 15 to 21 degrees over the month. The daytime wind speed did not exceed 6 meters per second.

Weather in Limassol in May

The average daytime temperature is 24 degrees. The average nighttime temperature is 19 degrees. The average water temperature off the coast of Limassol in May is around 21 degrees. The average monthly precipitation is 20 mm. In 2023, 94% of days were sunny, and only 6% were cloudy. The daytime temperature a year ago ranged from 21 degrees at the beginning of the month to 26 degrees at the end of May. The nighttime temperature ranged from 16 to 21 degrees over the month. The daytime wind speed occasionally rose above 4-5 meters per second and reached up to 9 meters per second.

Weather in Nicosia in May

The average daytime temperature is 26 degrees. The average nighttime temperature is 17 degrees. The average monthly precipitation is 20 mm. In 2023, 95% of days were sunny, and only 5% were cloudy. The daytime temperature a year ago ranged from 22 degrees at the beginning of the month to 26 degrees at the end of May. The nighttime temperature ranged from 16 to 22 degrees over the month. The daytime wind speed did not exceed 6 meters per second.

Weather in Paphos in May

The average daytime temperature is 23 degrees. The average nighttime temperature is 19 degrees. The average water temperature off the coast of Paphos in May is around 20 degrees. The average monthly precipitation is 28 mm. In 2023, 89% of days were sunny, and only 11% were cloudy. The daytime temperature a year ago ranged from 20 degrees at the beginning of the month to 27 degrees at the end of May. The nighttime temperature ranged from 16 to 21 degrees over the month. The daytime wind speed did not exceed 4 meters per second, with occasional peaks up to 7 meters per second.

Weather in Protaras in May

The average daytime temperature is 23 degrees. The average nighttime temperature is 19 degrees. The average water temperature off the coast of Protaras in May is around 21 degrees. The average monthly precipitation is 6 mm. In 2023, 90% of days were sunny, and 10% were cloudy. The daytime temperature a year ago ranged from 20 degrees at the beginning of the month to 26 degrees at the end of May. The nighttime temperature ranged from 16 to 22 degrees over the month. The daytime wind speed rarely exceeded 4 meters per second, occasionally reaching up to 5 meters per second.

Frequently Asked Questions About Weather in Cyprus in May

What clothes to bring to Cyprus in May?

Since in May you can already comfortably swim in the sea and sunbathe, you will need a set of clothes with a focus on full-fledged summer. However, sometimes, especially in the first half of the month, evenings can be cool, so a windbreaker or sweater will not be superfluous in your wardrobe.

Can you swim in Cyprus in May?

The sea water off the coast of Cyprus in May is already sufficiently warm for swimming, so you can already swim comfortably, especially towards the end of the month.

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