With temperatures climbing to 41C inland, the met office has issued a yellow weather warning for Thursday, valid between 1pm and 5pm.
It is expected to be mostly clear but clouds may form in the afternoon in the mountains and some areas south of Troodos, where there is a chance of isolated rain.
Though it is going to be 41C in and around Nicosia, it will be much cooler in coastal areas, 32 to 34 degrees Celsius.
Temperature will drop to 24C at night in most areas, and to 20C in the higher mountains.
For Friday and the holiday weekend, sunny weather has been forecast.
It will be slightly hotter on Friday than on Thursday and temperatures will remain at the same levels on Saturday and Sunday.