Cyprus is the hottest, driest island in the Mediterranean. It typically enjoys 340 days of sunshine a year.
The average annual temperature on the coast is around 24 °C (75 °F) during the day and 14 °C (57 °F) at night. While in the months of June and September on the coast the average temperature is usually around 30 °C (86 °F) during the day and around 20 °C (68 °F) at night.
The rainy season is from November to March, with most of the rain falling between December and February.
The spring season is mild. Early May can be windy, and by the middle of May the temperature begins to rise, and during July and August, it can reach well above 30 degrees centigrade.
Autumn extends well into November, followed by the sunny winter months.
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|Land Area||9,241 km2|
|Water Area||10 km2|
|Total Area||9,251km2 (#162)|
|Government Type||Republic Of Cyprus - Presidential Democracy; Turkish Republic Of Northern Cyprus (self-declared) - Semi-presidential Democracy|
|GDP (PPP)||$29.26 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$34,400|