February Weather Averages for Larnaca, Cyprus

Weather lowdown

Thanks to its Mediterranean climate, Larnaca, Cyprus, enjoys warm and pleasant weather throughout the year. Though the most popular time to visit is in the summer, when the temperatures reach their peaks, the resort enjoys a healthy tourism trade throughout the year and winter is the ideal time to visit if you want to enjoy some winter sun and warm weather on your break.

At this time of the year, the temperatures remain consistently warm and th...

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  • Temperature Temperature 12°C 54°F
  • High Temperature Holiday Weather 17°C 63°F
  • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 7°C 45°F
  • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 4 hrs
  • Rainfall Rainfall 60 mm
  • Rainfall days Rainfall days 11 days
  • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 18°C 64°F

Weather lowdown

Thanks to its Mediterranean climate, Larnaca, Cyprus, enjoys warm and pleasant weather throughout the year. Though the most popular time to visit is in the summer, when the temperatures reach their peaks, the resort enjoys a healthy tourism trade throughout the year and winter is the ideal time to visit if you want to enjoy some winter sun and warm weather on your break.

At this time of the year, the temperatures remain consistently warm and there is still plenty of sun seen every day. The average temperature is 12°C this month, the same as in January. Although this may be the coolest month of the year in the resort, it is still quite warm compared to the temperatures in the UK at this time of year. While at night the temperature drops to an average low of 7°C, in the afternoon it rises to a pleasant average high of 17°C. Both the average low and high temperatures tend to increase slightly in the course of the month. The sea temperature, however, reaches its annual minimum in February—it averages a cold 9°C, the same as in March.

February is one of the darkest months of the year in Larnaca. There are 4 hours of sunshine per day on average. This annual minimum of sunshine hours is also recorded in January, and December didn't have many more sunshine hours, with 5 hours per day. This low amount of sunshine is due to the high percentage of cloud cover this month. Cloud cover ranges between 42% and 46%, making February the third cloudiest month of the year. That being said, though; a typical day this month isn't overcast more than 25% of the time.

With lots of clouds comes significant rainfall. February is the third wettest month in the resort, after December and January. There are 11 days with precipitation and the total amount of rainfall is approximately 60mm. The probability of rain decreases throughout the month, though, from 43% to 38%. There are three common types of rainfall. Moderate rain is observed on 46% of the days with precipitation; thunderstorms happen on 35% of those days; and light rain falls on 17% of the rainy days. To some extent rain is welcomed by the locals due to the hot and dry conditions during the rest of the year in Larnaca.

Where to stay

If you're looking for a family stay that gives you all the at-home amenities, such as a kitchen and seating area, check out StayCentral Larnaca. These apartments are located in the beach area of Larnaca, a 5-minute drive from the airport and 4 kilometres from the city centre. Each apartment includes an open floor plan with living room and TV, kitchen, and balcony with a small café table and chairs. All apartments are equipped with Wi-Fi. Services provided at an extra cost include babysitting, once weekly maid service (more often on request), shuttle services, laundry, and bike and car rentals. For nearby attractions, Phinikoudes Promenade, Faneromeni, and Larnaca Castle all are less than a half kilometre from the apartments.

Things to do

One exciting activity that promises to be a hit with anyone looking for their next adrenaline rush is a quad bike safari. With the guides catering to all levels of experience, tailoring the trip to your abilities, you will be taken into the countryside and towns around Larnaca on what promises to be one of the most exciting sightseeing trips you will experience. This will be a highlight of the holiday and a success with people of all ages.

For a quieter, cultural activity, you are advised to visit the Larnaca Medieval Castle. This 12th-century fortress is located at the end of Athens Avenue and is an absolute highlight. The castle has served to protect the city and Larnaca Bay from invaders for many centuries and can now be visited. It is open to the public all year round and offers a fascinating insight into the history of the area, as well as pretty amazing views of the bay and city.

Eating and drinking out

An excellent fish restaurant, Captain's Table is located in the small fishing village of Zygi between Larnaca and Limassol. This restaurant has been awarded with the International Hotel and Restaurant Quality Award in 2014, which made it one of the world's top seafood and fish restaurants. If you like fish, you will adore their fish soufflé, stuffed lobster and fried shrimp.

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