Nicosia, Northern Cyprus: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Nicosia, Northern Cyprus? If you're planning to go to Nicosia, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Nicosia, Northern Cyprus

Based on the climate and weather in Nicosia, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Nicosia, Northern Cyprus

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Nicosia, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Nicosia, Northern Cyprus

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Nicosia.

If you are going to visit the amazing Selimiye Mosque, it's useful to wear modest clothing that covers knees and shoulders:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to visit the amazing Selimiye Mosque, take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Nicosia.

    What to wear/what to pack for Nicosia, Northern Cyprus by month

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    January

    If you visit Nicosia during January, you will probably find that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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    February

    February in Nicosia is chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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    March

    March in Nicosia is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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    April

    April is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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    May

    If you go to Nicosia in May, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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    June

    If you go to Nicosia in June, you will notice that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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    July

    If you are traveling to Nicosia in July, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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    August

    If you are traveling to Nicosia in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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    September

    September in Nicosia can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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    October

    If you vacation in Nicosia during October, you will probably notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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    November

    November is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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    December

    In December, Nicosia is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Nicosia, with several of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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