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Weather in Cyprus in March

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In March, after February cold snaps, the spring season usually begins in Cyprus, and temperatures become milder. This happens gradually throughout the month.

The average daytime temperature can range from 15 to 20 degrees Celsius, but of course, this may vary depending on the specific region on the island. Some light precipitation is also possible.

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

Weather in Cypriot Resorts in March

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Weather in Ayia Napa in March

The average daytime temperature is 18 degrees. The average nighttime temperature is 14 degrees. The average water temperature off the coast of Ayia Napa in March is around 16 degrees. The average monthly precipitation is 18 mm. In 2023, 69% of days were sunny, and 31% were cloudy. The daytime temperature a year ago remained at 18 degrees throughout the month, with an anomaly of a warmer start to the month and a colder end. The nighttime temperature also anomalously changed during the month from 15 to 12 degrees. The wind speed during the day rarely exceeded 3 meters per second.

Weather in Troodos in March

Due to the mountainous terrain, the indicators differ from the coast. The average daytime temperature is 13 degrees. The average nighttime temperature is 9 degrees. The average monthly precipitation is 16 mm. In 2023, 74% of days were sunny, and 26% were cloudy. The daytime temperature usually remains steady or rises, but a year ago, it varied from 20 degrees at the beginning of the month to 12 degrees at the end of March. The nighttime temperature changed during the month from 9 to 3 degrees, but these were abnormal cold spells. The daytime wind speed rarely exceeded 3 meters per second, but again, there were gusts up to 10 m/s at the end.

Weather in Larnaca in March

The average daytime temperature is 19 degrees. The average nighttime temperature is 13 degrees. The average water temperature off the coast of Larnaca in March is around 17 degrees. The average monthly precipitation is 42 mm. In 2023, 98% of days were sunny, and only 2% were cloudy. The daytime temperature a year ago varied from 20 degrees at the beginning of the month to an anomalous 12 degrees at the end of March. The nighttime temperature changed during the month from 14 to 8 degrees. The daytime wind speed did not exceed 6-7 meters per second, increasing at the end of the month.

Weather in Limassol in March

The average daytime temperature is 18 degrees. The average nighttime temperature is 14 degrees. The average water temperature off the coast of Limassol in March is around 17 degrees. The average monthly precipitation is 16 mm. In 2023, 94% of days were sunny, and only 6% were cloudy. The daytime temperature a year ago ranged from 24 degrees at the beginning of the month to an anomalous 15 degrees at the end of March. The nighttime temperature also atypically changed during the month from 16 to 10 degrees. The daytime wind speed rarely exceeded 5 meters per second, increasing at the end of the month.

Weather in Paphos in March

The average daily temperature is 19 degrees. The average nightly temperature is 13 degrees. The average water temperature off the shores of Paphos in March is around 17 degrees. The average precipitation for the month is 35 mm. In 2023, 90% of days were sunny, and only 10% were cloudy. The daytime temperature a year ago ranged from 20 degrees at the beginning of the month to 15 degrees by the end of March but usually remains steady or rises. The nighttime temperature fluctuated from 16 to 13 degrees over the month. The daytime wind speed did not exceed 4 meters per second, with occasional peaks reaching 8 meters per second at the end of the month.

Weather in Protaras in March

The average daily temperature is 18 degrees. The average nightly temperature is 14 degrees. The average water temperature off the shores of Protaras in March is around 17 degrees. The average precipitation for the month is 13 mm. In 2023, 69% of days were sunny, and 31% were cloudy. The daytime temperature a year ago ranged from 23 degrees at the beginning of the month to 14 degrees by the end of March, due to abnormal cooling across the island. The nighttime temperature fluctuated from 16 to 10 degrees over the month. The daytime wind speed did not exceed 4-5 meters per second, with sudden gusts reaching 8 meters per second at the end of the month.

Frequently Asked Questions About the Weather in Cyprus in March

What clothes to bring to Cyprus in March?

Warm outerwear is still recommended, especially if you plan to visit mountainous areas - in Troodos, nighttime temperatures are still far from comfortable. Additionally, nights can be quite cool, especially at the beginning of the month. Also, bring waterproof clothing - rains in March are not as frequent as in February, but still occur.

Can you swim in Cyprus in March?

The seawater off the coasts of Cyprus in March, like in February, is the coldest compared to other months, however, towards the end of the month, it begins to gradually warm up. But this is still far from comfortable swimming temperatures, although in some cases, the water may seem acceptable by the end of the month.

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