Kyrenia Weather October Averages, Cyprus
What's the weather like in Kyrenia in October?
The month of October ushers in cooler weather and sees the average monthly precipitation increase to 33mm. The average temperature is a pleasant 20°C (68°F), with the average high temperature standing at 26°C (79°F) during the day. The evenings however experience a drop with the average low temperature standing at 14°C (57°F).
The sea water temperature is a still inviting 25°C (77°F), so ideal for swimming and water sports.
The sun still shines for 8 hours every day, but decreases gradually over 1 hour over the month, or 2 minutes day to day. The longest day is October 1 with 11:50 hours of sunlight, and the shortest is October 31 with 10:45 hours. The sun rises around 6-7AM and sets around 5-6:30PM.
The skies above Kyrenia are mostly clear or partly cloudy. Chance of rain is about 19-25%, usually occurring as thunderstorms. Humidity ranges from dry (30%) to very humid (85%), and is most humid earlier in the month. Daily wind speeds range from light air to moderate breeze, typically coming from due west.
Hotels in Kyrenia in October
Savoy Ottoman Palace
Savoy Ottoman Palace is a good contender in the round-up of Kyrenia's top quality, fair-priced digs. The hotel is dressed in traditional Ottoman design, combining luxury with Turkish hospitality. Each one of its 111 deluxe guest rooms and 17 suites come fully furnished. There are three main restaurants and a casino where guests can spend their evenings with food and fun.
For those more budget minded, there is Sammy's Hotel. It's a great choice for families due to its casual and comfortable vibe. There are 21 rooms and 3 suites on its three floors, each tastefully decorated. All rooms have access to A/C, satellite TV, en-suite bathroom, telephone and minibar. Onsite amenities include a swimming pool, barbecue area, bar and restaurant. The hotel is within easy walking distance to Kyrenia harbour.
Beaches in Kyrenia in October
The Escape Beach, dotted with DJ parties and water sports facilities, is always popular with the twenties crowd. Visitors can enjoy sunbathing, deep sea diving, canoeing, jet skiing and pedal boating. Also known as the Five Mile Beach, Sunset Beach and Yavuz Cikarma, the Escape Beach provides great swimming in a well-protected cove.
Bars and Restaurants
Tasmahzen Restaurant is a casual restaurant with a fine selection of mezze, kebabs and kofte. The service is low-key and friendly, and maintained by a single family. Try the mouth-watering Cypriot fare like lamb's liver.
The Efendi Restaurant is one of the most excellent in town. Offering fine dining at reasonable prices, with a cosy atmosphere. The dishes are all European, and tastefully prepared so be sure to book a table ahead.
The House serves outstanding meals, ranging from scallops to T-bones. The restaurant is located in a lovely, upscale Colonial building. Highly recommended by locals and tourists alike, the House is great to enjoy a full-course dinner or an afternoon drink while watching the sunset.
Things to Do in Kyrenia in September
For those who like to push themselves to the max and really get the adrenaline pumping, Tandem Paragliding offers an amazing bird's eye view of the island's rugged scenery and picturesque coastline. October is a good month to try out this unforgettable experience due to favourable winds. Check out Highline Tandem Paragliding.
Savoy Ottoman Palace
The Savoy Ottoman Palace is situated in the main shopping area, so time to go souvenir hunting. Popular items include handicrafts, metals, carvings, ceramics, local spirits, plus purchases like clothes, shoes and bags.
Karpas Gate Marina
Spend time with the donkeys near the Karpas Gate Marina. The Karpas peninsula is home to a population of wild donkeys, even inspiring a few campaigns to save them from extinction. Karpas National Park is also home to some beautiful scenery.
Lovers of wildlife will find a home at Alagadi, also known as Turtle Beach. More than 600 turtles lay their eggs here during the summer, and extensive projects are underway to protect the animals and their nesting habitat. Visit the Goat Shed study centre and learn about the endangered green and loggerhead turtles.