Tunisia weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Tunisia

The best time to visit in Tunisia is from April until November, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Tunisia is 32°C in July and the lowest is 15°C in January.

Tunisia has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Tunisia or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Tunisia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 15 15 17 20 24 28 32 32 29 25 20 16
Precipitation (mm) 28 28 30 24 12 7 3 7 15 37 23 29
Climate data from city: Tunis

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14 day weather forecast Tunisia

The weather for in Tunisia will be 16° till 14° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Tunisia is based on the weather conditions in the city of Tunis.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 28 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
19° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 0
Monday 29 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
19° 0.1 mm 10% 6 m/s 0
Tuesday 30 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
19° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Wednesday 1 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
19° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Thursday 2 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
11°
19° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Friday 3 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
11°
19° 5.9 mm 85% 9 m/s 1
Saturday 4 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
11°
19° 0.8 mm 45% 9 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 5 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
12°
19° 0.1 mm 20% 6 m/s 1
Monday 6 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
12°
19° 0.6 mm 35% 4 m/s 1
Tuesday 7 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
11°
19° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Wednesday 8 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
13°
19° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 1
Thursday 9 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
12°
19° 2.3 mm 70% 3 m/s 1
Friday 10 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
13°
13°
19° 5.0 mm 85% 6 m/s 1
Saturday 11 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
13°
19° 4.9 mm 85% 5 m/s 1

Climate Tunisia

Tunisia has the desert climate prevailing. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Tunisia is 23° degrees and there is about 242 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 208 days a year with an average humidity of 66% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate table of Tunisia

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 15 15 17 20 24 28 32 32 29 25 20 16
Night temp. (°C) 10 9 10 13 16 20 24 24 22 19 15 11
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 28 28 30 24 12 7 3 7 15 37 23 29
Days with rain 14 14 13 12 8 5 3 4 10 12 11 12
Dry days 17 14 18 18 23 25 28 27 20 19 19 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 6 7 8 11 12 12 12 12 11 7 7 6
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 4 4 4 5 6 7 7 7 6 5 4 4
Climate data from city: Tunis

Tunisia weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Tunisia? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Tunisia?

Tunisia lies in a straight line about 7,597 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Tunis).

How long is the flight to Tunisia?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Tunisia is approximately 10 h. 30 min.

What are the largest airports in Tunisia?

These are the largest airports in Tunisia:

  • Tunis Carthage International Airport – Tunis
  • Sfax Thyna International Airport – Sfax
  • Gabès Matmata International Airport – Gabès
  • Gafsa Ksar International Airport – Gafsa
  • Tozeur Nefta International Airport – Tozeur
  • Tabarka 7 Novembre Airport – Tabarka
  • Monastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport – Monastir
  • Djerba Zarzis International Airport – Djerba

How many inhabitants are there in Tunisia?

Tunisia has approximately 11,446,300 inhabitants.

How big is Tunisia?

The area of Tunisia is around 163,610 km². It is 7x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Tunisia?

The capital of Tunisia is Tunis.

What is the currency of Tunisia?

In Tunisia the Tunisian dinar (TND) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 28 November 2021

  • 1 Tunisian dinar = 0.18 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 5.62 Tunisian dinar
  • 10 Tunisian dinar = 1.78 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 56.22 Tunisian dinar
  • 100 Tunisian dinar = 17.79 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 562.17 Tunisian dinar

What is the area code of Tunisia?

The area code to call Tunisia is +216.