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    Ayia Napa weather and climate

    Cyprus

    Ayia Napa weather and climate

     

    Day

    17 °C

     

    Night

    7 °C

     

    Sea

    16 °C

     

    Precipitation

    60 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    8 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    11 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    69 %

     

    Day

    17 °C

     

    Night

    7 °C

     

    Sea

    16 °C

     

    Precipitation

    60 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    8 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    11 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    6 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    69 %

    Overview: Ayia Napa
    Located in Cyprus, Ayia Napa boasts a predominantly hot climate, with summer days frequently reaching peak temperatures. Temperature spans throughout the year vary broadly, with daytime highs fluctuating between 16 °C (61 °F) in January and soaring up to 34 °C (93 °F) in the height of August. Nighttime temperatures in Ayia Napa follow a similar pattern, from a cool 7 °C (44 °F) in January to a balmy 23 °C (73 °F) in August. For those keen on swimming, sea temperatures in Ayia Napa range from a cool 16 °C (61 °F) in the cold months to a warm 27 °C (81 °F) during August. July stands out as the driest month, exhibiting barely 0 days of rainfall, while the wettest month, January, presents a substantial 10 days of precipitation.

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    Weather overview for Ayia Napa

    Weather overview

    Located in Cyprus, Ayia Napa boasts a predominantly hot climate, with summer days frequently reaching peak temperatures. Temperature spans throughout the year vary broadly, with daytime highs fluctuating between 16 °C (61 °F) in January and soaring up to 34 °C (93 °F) in the height of August. Nighttime temperatures in Ayia Napa follow a similar pattern, from a cool 7 °C (44 °F) in January to a balmy 23 °C (73 °F) in August. For those keen on swimming, sea temperatures in Ayia Napa range from a cool 16 °C (61 °F) in the cold months to a warm 27 °C (81 °F) during August. July stands out as the driest month, exhibiting barely 0 days of rainfall, while the wettest month, January, presents a substantial 10 days of precipitation.

    January weather

    In Ayia Napa, a dip in sea temperature to 17 °C (62 °F) is recorded at the same time as the daytime temperature bottoms out at 16 °C (61 °F). Meanwhile, January tops the charts for rainy days, totaling 10 days. A scarcity of sunlight is experienced, as the sun hour count hits its nadir. Concurrently, night temperatures also reach their lowest, and a pronounced spike in humidity to 69 % is noted.

    February weather

    The sea temperature in Ayia Napa reaches its lowest point at 16 °C (61 °F), while a gradual increase in daytime temperature to 17 °C (62 °F) is observed. A decline in rainy days is apparent with 8 days noted, and a decrease in rainfall amount to 61 mm (2.38 in) is also visible. The rise in sunlight exposure begins, with the transition to longer sun-filled days.

    March weather

    Continuing the downward trend, Ayia Napa notes a decrease in rainy days to 6 days, alongside a reduction in rainfall to 45 mm (1.78 in). The daytime temperature invariably ascends to 19 °C (66 °F), while the first signs of rising nighttime temperatures become evident at 9 °C (47 °F). The enhancement in sun exposure is noticeable, reflecting an extended duration of 7 hours of sunshine.

    April weather

    Daytime temperatures experience a comparable increase, reaching 23 °C (73 °F) in Ayia Napa, while sea temperatures start their upward climb to 18 °C (64 °F). The fall in rainfall quantity is observed at 16 mm (0.65 in), and the number of rainy days further diminishes to 4 days. The commencement of drier conditions marks the beginning of the dry season. Night temperatures continue to ascend, attaining 12 °C (53 °F).

    May weather

    The daytime temperature maintains its upward trajectory, registering 27 °C (80 °F) in Ayia Napa, alongside an observable incline in sea temperature to 20 °C (69 °F). The continuum of rainy day reduction is illustrated with 1 day. The subsequent increase in nighttime temperature to 15 °C (59 °F) parallels the peak wind speed phase at 4. A pending state of dryness increasingly stands out.

    June weather

    The onset of the tourist season in Ayia Napa is marked by rising sea temperatures reaching 24 °C (75 °F), and daytime temperatures climbing to 31 °C (87 °F). The escalation in nighttime warmth to 19 °C (66 °F) further advances. A reduction in rainfall amount signals the start of the dry trend. Expanding sun hours mirror the increase from the previous month.

    July weather

    The height of the tourism period is distinguished by a further rise in sea temperature to 26 °C (80 °F), and daytime temperatures continue to ascend, peaking at 33 °C (91 °F). The nadir of rainfall volume signifies the least wet conditions, with a nominal 0 mm (0.01 in) and a paltry 0 days of precipitation. The sun hour count reaches its zenith during this time.

    August weather

    In August, Ayia Napa experiences the pinnacle of daytime temperatures, and the sea temperature similarly hits its annual zenith at 27 °C (81 °F). The continuation of the tourist and dry seasons is apparent. The tapering of the sun hour count heralds the downturn in sun exposure, with 11 hours observed.

    September weather

    Ayia Napa continues to be a warm-weather retreat in September with the commencement of a decline in sea temperature. A noticeable drop in daytime temperatures also begins to take root, while the nighttime temperature starts to cool. The descending trend of sun exposure maintains, with an average of 10 hours of sun each day. A relative low in humidity is observed.

    October weather

    The remnants of the tourist season linger in Ayia Napa. Daytime temperatures continue their downward trend, along with a parallel decrease in sea temperature, now registering at 25 °C (76 °F). An uptick in rainfall commences, coinciding with 26 mm (1.02 in) of precipitation, and an increase in wet days to 3 days emerges. The decline in sun hours is consistent, now reaching 8 hours.

    November weather

    The downward trajectory of sea temperature continues, settling at 22 °C (71 °F) in Ayia Napa, while daytime temperatures similarly trend downwards to 22 °C (72 °F). Escalating numbers of rainy days soar to 6 days, with an increase in rainfall volume to 52 mm (2.05 in) also occurring. The descent in nighttime temperatures remains, dropping to 12 °C (54 °F). A dip in wind speed is evident in November.

    December weather

    Continuing with the trend, sea temperature furthers its descent in Ayia Napa to 19 °C (66 °F), with a correlated decline in daytime temperature to 18 °C (65 °F). The high point of rainfall volume is evident, recording a sizable 111 mm (4.37 in), and a surge in rainy days to 9 days surfaces. The downturn in sun exposure becomes more pronounced, now only achieving 5 hours of brightness.

    FAQs

    What is the average daytime temperature in Ayia Napa during January?

    The average daytime temperature in Ayia Napa throughout January hovers around 16 °C (61 °F).

    What is the incremental change in daylight hours in Ayia Napa from January to February?

    In the progression from January to February in Ayia Napa, there is an increment of daylight, amounting to typically 1 of additional daylight.

    Is March considered part of the dry season in Ayia Napa?

    March in Ayia Napa is on the cusp of the dry season, with rainfall activity subsiding to just 6 days on average.

    Can we say that April marks the true beginning of the dry season in Ayia Napa?

    Certainly, Ayia Napa embarks upon its dry season in April, with minimal rainfall accounting for only 4 days throughout the month.

    How many days are expected to be clear and sunny in May in Ayia Napa?

    Sunny and cloudless days are anticipated to be about 1 day in total during May in Ayia Napa.

    Is Ayia Napa a recommended destination in June considering its climate?

    June is an ideal time to explore Ayia Napa, with daytime temperature averaging a pleasant 31 °C (87 °F) and the sea at a perfect dipping temperature of 24 °C (75 °F).

    What's the water temperature like for swimmers in Ayia Napa during July?

    Beachgoers in July can revel in the delightful 26 °C (80 °F) sea temperature, ideal for long periods of aquatic enjoyment in Ayia Napa.

    Is Ayia Napa too hot for comfort during peak daytime in August?

    August in Ayia Napa is characterized by sweltering average daytime temperatures around 34 °C (93 °F), proving to be quite sultry for those spending extended time outside the coastal waters.

    Does September's weather in Ayia Napa make it a suitable time for tourists to visit?

    September in Ayia Napa remains hospitable for visitors, offering comfortably warm days without the intensity of prior summer months.

    Is the beach season concluding in October throughout Ayia Napa?

    The beach season is gradually winding down in October, but Ayia Napa still offers ample warmth with sea temperatures hovering around 25 °C (76 °F).

    Will I need warmer clothing for the evenings in November in Ayia Napa?

    As evenings in November become cooler in Ayia Napa, with an average nightly temperature of 12 °C (54 °F), it's advisable to bring along snug attire for comfort.

    As December brings more rain to Ayia Napa, will it greatly affect outdoor activities?

    December's increased rainfall, racking up around 9 days, may impact the frequency and enjoyment of outdoor excursions in Ayia Napa.

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