What’s the weather like in Paphos in January?
Located on the southwest coast of Cyprus, Paphos has good weather all year round with its subtropical climate bringing mild but sometimes rainy winters. In January temperatures are usually quite pleasant, especially in comparison with freezing conditions back home. The weather can be wet with short, sharp showers followed by golden sunshine. Further inland, the mountaintops are often covered in snow in January.
The average temperature for January in Paphos is 13°C, with highs of around 18°C. With lows of 8°C, you’ll need to pack plenty of layers for the cool evenings. The sea temperature at this time of year is around 17°C, so you’ll need to be brave to go in the water. Although January can experience quite a bit of rain, showers are usually short. This allows the sun to shine for around six hours each day, setting at around 5pm mid-month.