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Best time to visit Paphos, Cyprus

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The best time to visit Paphos is September-October

Want to know when to travel to Paphos? Based on criteria such as the weather, cost of flights and hotels, and peak travel periods, September-October is the best time to go to Paphos. Don’t just take our word for it though… We’ve put together loads of information below to help you decide, such as a monthly breakdown of the weather, what to pack, when to fly, and much more.

The warmest month of the year in Paphos is August, where the average temperature gets to around 29℃ (85℉), but temperatures can reach as high as 31℃ (87℉) on the hottest days in summer. In the colder months such as January, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 12℃ (54℉).

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Paphos, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around July. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Paphos in December – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Continue reading to find out loads more about when to travel to Paphos, then use the handy tools below to search for the best flight and hotel options that are right for you.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

July

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Paphos seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Paphos as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Paphos is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Paphos

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Paphos for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Paphos climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Paphos for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Paphos in January

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 50mm (2") over 13 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Paphos in January, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Paphos in February

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 10 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Paphos in February, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Paphos in March

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 9 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Paphos in March, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Paphos in April

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 8mm (0") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Paphos in April, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Paphos in May

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 5 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Paphos in May, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Paphos in June

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 2 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Paphos in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Paphos in July

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 0mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Paphos in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Paphos in August

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 0 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
0 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Paphos in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Paphos in September

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 2 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Paphos in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Paphos in October

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 4 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Paphos in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Paphos in November

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 62%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 12mm (0") over 5 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Paphos in November, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Paphos in December

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 55mm (2") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Paphos in December, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Paphos is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 29℃ (85℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Paphos is generally around July. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in July first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Paphos is generally around December, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of December too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Paphos, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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