With long, hot and dry summers, from June to September, Cyprus has a typically Mediterranean climate. Its winters last from November to March and can be variable. Autumn and spring are usuually short and periods of rapid change. Cyprus has roughly 300 days of sunshine per year and only around 30 to 40 days of rain, usually during November to March. Winter in Cyrpus has an average temperature of 15°C to 20°C. August, by far the hottest month, sees temperatures from 25°C to 40°C.
For further more detailed climatic information please refer to the Meteorological Service .