According to the macro climate classification of Northern Cyprus, it is among the climate zone called semi-arid. At the same time, since it is located on a Mediterranean island, the summer season is hot and dry; Mediterranean climate is seen, where the winter season is warm and less rainy. The annual average temperature of Northern Cyprus is 19.0°C.
The hottest month throughout the year is usually July. The air temperature in this month is between 37.0°C – 40.0°C during daylight hours (in the shade).
The coldest month of the year is usually January, with daytime temperatures between 9.0°C and 12.0°C, and the coldest nights of the year are mostly experienced in this month. With the decrease in air temperature on such nights, the soil surface temperature drops below 0.0°C, especially in the interior, causing frost events in places.
Rainfall in Northern Cyprus is generally seen between October and March, but the total precipitation normal of the year (1941 - 70) is 402.8 mm. The rainiest month is December, and the driest months are July and August.
In Northern Cyprus, which is an island country, the wind generally blows from different directions according to the topographic characteristics of the regions. However, the dominant direction throughout Northern Cyprus is West (W). Annual average wind speed is 2.8 m/s. is
In Northern Cyprus, where sunbathing is high and solar energy is abundant due to its latitude, it is sunny for an average of 12 hours a day in summer. In winter, this value is around 5 hours on average. The average daily amount of solar energy throughout the year is 417.3 cal/cm2. Maximum solar energy is 622.2 cal/cm2 per day in July. The least solar energy is 214.5 cal/cm2 per day in December.
The average sea water temperature in the TRNC is 21.3 °C. In July and August, the months when the sea water is the hottest, it hovers around 27.0 °C - 28.0 °C.