The following weather chart displays the monthly average weather conditions for Larnaca, Cyprus. The red line displays the monthly day time maximum temperature while the blue line shows the average night time minimum for Larnaca, Cyprus. The bar chart indicates the number of wet days per month.
The average weather for Larnaca, Cyprus
Cyprus is classified as having a Subtropical Climate of the Mediterranean Semi-arid type. This means that Larnaca has hot dry summers and very mild winters. The yearly average temperature makes Cyprus the warmest European Union Mediterranean country. Unfortunately the rise in the tourist trade has left Cyprus with water shortages during the summer and the majority of the small amount of rain falls within the winter months.
The sea temperature surrounding Larnaca ranges from 18°C in February to a warm 28°C in August. The island has almost double the amount of sun light hours than northern European cities during the winter months and keeps Cyprus as a popular winter sun destination. Larnaca has an average of 12 hours of sun per day during July and still a pleasant 5.5 hours in December.
The Larnaca weather chart and data has been averaged into monthly segments to aid in choosing a suitable season to visit Larnaca. The average monthly maximum temperature is the average air temperature that is in a place of shade, therefore the temperatures experienced in Larnaca in direct sunlight during the summer months will be much higher.
The number of wet days is defined as any day when more than 0.1mm of rain falls (this is a very small amount). The wet day can range from just a single shower through to a complete day of rain but the number of wet days per month is a very useful guide when planning a holiday to Larnaca in Cyprus.