Weather Averages for Limassol in October
Averages for Limassol in October
October is a great month to visit Limassol as it is right in the middle of the autumn season.
The month has an average temperature of 210 C, around 700 F, with average high temperatures of 250 C and average low temperatures of 170 C. It is usually hotter during the day and colder at night as the land is cooled by the sea breeze.
October also receives a little rainfall and records an average of 27 mm of precipitation with an average of 4 rainfall days.
Although it is autumn, the sea is still quite warm and has an average temperature of 250 C.
October is a relatively quiet month in Limassol as the city returns to normal after the long tourist peak season. Therefore, there are only two major events throughout the month.
The first is Lemesia. The sporting event is touted to be the largest sporting event in Limassol's calendar and is mainly held to promote athleticism among the city's residents.
The event was first held in Limassol in 1998, and features a number of sports including boxing, cycling, karate and athletics among others. Each year the Limassol Municipal council invites a famous sporting celebrity as the guest of honor. The council aims to increase the event's popularity and attendance, especially from international athletes.
The Cyprus International film Festival is also held in October. The festival should not be confused with the Cyprus film days held earlier in the year. The festival aims to promote films not only from Cyprus, but also from all over Europe.
When not attending the events, holidaymakers should tour the city numerous tourist attractions. They should also try out a couple of the local cuisines. Some, such as stifado (a delicious beef stew prepared with wine onions and spices) and tava (stew made from herbs and spices) are extremely popular.