Paphos in August is sunny and hot. The temperature during daytime is higher than 35°C and at night it drops to 26°C. August is the pick of the holiday season and beaches and hotels in Cyprus are always crowded.

Paphos weather in August

1. Average weather in August

  • Generally: Sunny and hot!
  • Sunny days: 100% sunny. 
  • Rain: Extremely rare
  • Day Temperature: 29-39 °C
  • Swimming: Water temperature 23-26 °C
  • Sunset: The sun sets at 20:20

2. Paphos temperature in August

August is one of the two hottest months in Cyprus. Sun shines and skies are clear. Maximum daytime temperature climbs up to 40°C. Daytime temperature is on the mountains of Paphos is a bit lower with an average day temperature of 35°C. At at night the temperature falls to 25-35 °C. The sea in August is warm it can reach 26°C at Paphos coasts.

3. Clothes for Paphos in August

Recommended clothes are very light weight summer clothing. It is always a wise idea to use sun protection, hats, sunscreen and sunglasses. Have plenty of sun cream with you as well as a bottle of water. Below are a few photos taken during August so that you can get a better idea of the weather and what people wear.

Paphos weather in August
Sunny weather at Baths of Aphrodite, August 2015, Polis Chrysochous, Paphos
Paphos weather and holiday clothes for August
Paphos weather and holiday clothes for August
Paphos August - Sunset at Paphos Cyprus
Paphos August - Sunset at Paphos Cyprus

4. Sleeping at night

For sleeping you need to use the A/C. At Paphos village at Troodos mountains it may be possible to sleep without A/C but you will probably have the windows open. Mosquitoes will bother you in August so have you repellents. 

5. Going to the beach

The sea water temperature at Paphos is 23-26 °C in August, which can be a bit cold for locals but Europeans and Russian tourists usually find it fine

Coral Bay Beach - Paphos weather in August
Coral Bay Beach - Paphos weather in August

6. Paphos things to do in August

Enjoy the beach. Sunbathing and swimming. Try watersports spend the whole day at Paphos waterpark. In early morning or in the late afternoon you can go for excursions to some historical places or archaeological sites. August is the month when most Cypriots take their vacations so many small shops and businesses are closed for several days during this month. The cities have less traffic and Nicosia seems deserted, while the Cypriots who didn't go abroad for their vacations are crowded on the coastal resorts of the island.

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