Ayia Napa Weather
Ayia Napa is located on the eastern region of Cyprus close to Cape Greco. Ayia Napa enjoys the same Mediterranean weather as all the other cities within the island of Cyprus, meaning it experiences hot summers that are long and mild winters that are short. Years ago it used to be just a fishing village, however recently it has become a huge clubbing city with all different types of music and people from all over the world-about a quarter of a million tourists visit Ayia Napa each summer. Tourists love visiting Ayia Napa because they like to party until morning hours! Ayia Napa even dedicates certain clubs for after parties! Clubbing however is not the only reason why vacation makers visit Ayia Napa.
Ayia Napa also has amazingly beautiful beaches and a rich culture, as long as you are willing to discover it. Ayia Napa is the perfect place to visit during the summer, which is the peak season, if you love meeting people from all over the world and if you enjoy having drinks by the beach while sunbathing. Ayia Napa can also be a family vacation destination even if it is refer to as a party city along with Mykonos, Ibiza and Rimini.
In general, the weather in Ayia Napa, like in Cyprus and Paphos, is affected by the ocean. During the summer months, which are the peak tourist months, the typical daily highs are 32 ºC while during June and September the weather is somewhat cooler with temperatures of 30 ºC. Summer season in general has an average temperature of approximately 25 ºC to 26 ºC and during nighttime, again throughout the summer season, the temperature decreases to 20 ºC. Moving on, there are some showers sporadically during June but other than that there is no rain during the summer. As for August, the peak temperatures reach 33 ºC.
The perfect month to visit Ayia Napa if you don’t enjoy being around big party crowds is October, because not only the amount of tourists decreases but also because during the day it is hot, and at night the temperature decreases to 16 ºC. Moreover, the average high for October is 27 ºC but by November the temperature decreases to 22 ºC. November and October are almost the same with October being somewhat cooler.
As for December, it is the wettest month with an average of 80mm, while its average daily temperature is 14 ºC which ends up cooling down to 12 ºC by January and February. Even though it can get a little chilly during the evening, if you wear a coat it will keep you warm since the average minimum for the winter months is between 7 ºC and 8 ºC. During winter times, the day time highs don’t decrease below an average of 16 ºC and sunny days can sometimes elevate to 20 ºC. Even though it is winter season, there are still 5 hours of sunshine per day.
During the autumn season, rain increases and showers are heavy and short. During the spring months, the average temperatures are 14 ºC during March and they end up at 21 ºC by May. Spring’s rainiest month is March yet by May rainfall decreases to minimal levels. In general, spring is bright and warm but also irregular. Spring and autumn are the perfect times to explore Ayia Napa if you wish to have a quiet, relaxing vacation with minimal parties and drinking. During these times, tourists decrease and the weather is not disturbingly hot. Generally speaking, spring is more rainy than autumn.