Weather Averages for Paphos in November
Averages for Paphos in November
Temperatures usually cool off significantly at Paphos during November, but nonetheless remain on the warm side. The daytime temperature rises to an average maximum of 22°C and falls to an average overnight minimum of 13°C, which is in line with typical July and August values over southern parts of England.
November marks the start of the wet season (which spans November to February), and there is a mean monthly precipitation total of 66mm, spread over 7 wet days. However, depending on the position of the jet stream and the associated track of rain-bearing depressions from the Atlantic Ocean, precipitation totals can vary considerably from one November to the next, and the wetter Novembers can bring problems with flooding. During the period 1991-2005, the wettest November had 164.7mm, but the driest had just 0.8mm and only one day with measurable precipitation.
Sunshine nonetheless remains quite reliable, with an average of 225 hours of bright sunshine, a mean of 7.5 hours per day. The mean relative humidity rises on average during November, with a long-term mean of 65%. The average sea temperature falls to a long-term mean of 22°C during November, which is swimmable but on the cool side.
Dates for the diary
In November the Cyprus International 4-Day Challenge is held in the Akamas reserve, featuring four races set across nature trails.
The Rainbow Festival is held at various sites across Cyprus, most notably the Limassol at Molos Waterfront, and features musical entertainment, songs and dances, and stalls where you can try food from different countries. The festival brings together various cultural organisations including asylum seekers and refugees.
Things to do
Zephyros Adventure Sports, located at Shop 7, Royal Complex, Tombs of the Kings Road, offer a wide range of activities that cater for most tastes, many of which are held primarily during the winter half-year due to the intense heat that sometimes develops during the summer months. Treks are available to High Toodos in the main mountain range, featuring a 7km track around the summit. There are also treks to Avakas Gorge, a limestone gorge in the Akamas Park. In addition there are opportunities for water sports
Go-karting enthusiasts are quite well catered for in the Paphos area. Paphos Karting Centre has one of the biggest kart tracks on Europe and offers the use of junior karts, senior karts, thunder karts and twin engine pro karts, catering for novices and experts. It is possible to book races ranging from 6 minutes to a 30 minute special. It is also possible to arrange special parties, such as hen and stag parties. Coral Bay Karting Centre at Coral Bay Road is the main alternative, and features a winding circuit with increasingly tight corners.
Where to eat & drink
There are many attractive options for dining in and around Paphos. One good Italian restaurant to consider is the Porto Bello, located at 67 Poseidon Avenue on the main coast road. There are many good taverns in Paphos that serve Cypriot and/or Greek meals, including Fettas Tavern, located at Ioanni Agroti 33, Ktima, which is also highly-rated for its honey doughtnuts.
The Different Bar at Ayias Napas Street, has a lively and vibrant atmosphere, with good bar food and reasonably priced drinks. Good breakfasts are provided at the Camares Restaurant Cafe-Bar at 3-4 Poseidonos Avenue, which also serves some good daytime snacks.
Hit the beach
November is not one of the better times of year to hit the beach, but during fine spells the weather can still be pleasant enough. A good blue flag resort is Vrysoudia Beach A, which has good surfing opportunities and sandy beaches.
Alykes Beach is a sandy beach which has plenty of facilities and is regularly cleaned, and it is easily accessible, making it good for a short trip.
Where to stay
Paphos has a wide range of good accommodation to suit most tastes. The Amathus Beach Hotel Paphos, located at Poseidon Avenue, has a large number of on-site facilities and includes sea view rooms, and is particularly good for families, romantic retreats and special occasions. The Dimma Seaside Houses at Road Chlorakas are a good family-run set of apartments that include a cocktail bar. The Louis King Jason at Pentadaktylou St, Kato Paphos, is a good 4-star option which has a very wide range of facilities and should cater for most types of visitor.
Budget options are numerous and include the Hadjiantoni Anna Hotel Apartments at 15 Evagorou Street, Kissonerga. Self-catering options are also numerous, and include self-catering at the Meltemi Villas at 10 Dimma Street, Chlorakas.