Nicosia, Northern Cyprus: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Nicosia, Northern Cyprus? If you're planning to go to Nicosia, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

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.

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

January

Traveling to Nicosia in January, you will notice that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella

February

February in this region is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat

March

March can be chilly 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses

April

April here is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

June

June in this region is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

August

If you go to Nicosia in August, 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

September

If you visit Nicosia during September, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts

October

If you are traveling to Nicosia in October, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

November

If you are traveling to Nicosia in November, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses

December

December in Nicosia is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types G
  • A SIM card that works in Nicosia
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • Appropriate museum wear

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