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

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

When to go to Northern Cyprus, Northern Cyprus

Based on the climate and weather in Northern Cyprus, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

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

January

January in Northern Cyprus can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Northern Cyprus during March, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Northern Cyprus in April, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

May

In May, Northern Cyprus is warm. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Northern Cyprus, with most of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

June

June here is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts

July

In July, Northern Cyprus is extremely hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Northern Cyprus, with most of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

If you vacation in Northern Cyprus during August, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses

September

If you are traveling to Northern Cyprus in September, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

October

Traveling to Northern Cyprus in October, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

November

If you vacation in Northern Cyprus during November, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants

December

In December, Northern Cyprus is relatively cool. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Northern Cyprus, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Northern Cyprus, Northern Cyprus

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Northern Cyprus, 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 Northern Cyprus
  • 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
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear

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