What’s the weather like in Cyprus in January?
January is mid-winter in Cyprus and the weather is typically mild but can be cool and damp. As it is the coldest month of the year, you can expect low temperatures, especially during the night. However, despite the cooler temperatures, Cyprus still enjoys a relatively mild climate compared to many other European countries during this time of year.
Average daily temperatures
The average daily temperatures in Cyprus during January range from 10°C (50°F) to 16°C (61°F). The coastal regions tend to be slightly warmer than the inland areas. However, it is important to note that temperatures can sometimes drop below 10°C (50°F) during the night, so it is advisable to pack warm layers if you plan to visit during this month.
Sunshine and rainfall
Despite the cooler temperatures, Cyprus still experiences a good amount of sunshine in January. On average, there are approximately 6 hours of sunshine per day. However, it is not uncommon for cloudy or rainy days to occur during this month. Cyprus receives an average of around 9 days of rainfall in January, with an average precipitation of about 60mm (2.4 inches). It is always a good idea to bring an umbrella or raincoat, as you may encounter some showers during your stay.