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Best time to visit Tunisia

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The best time to visit Tunisia is March-June

Based on all the essential things any traveller needs to know about visiting Tunisia such as the cost of travel, weather, peak travel seasons and many more, March-June is the best time of year to go.

In the summer months, temperatures in Tunis can climb to a maximum of around 34℃ (94℉) during the day. In the colder months such as February, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 9℃ (48℉). Temperatures often differ in other areas of Tunisia though so you can find out more information about this below.

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Tunisia, you’re most likely to get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around July. The wet season in Tunisia falls around October, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in July instead.

Learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to go to Tunisia below. Be sure to check out the handy tools we’ve included to help you search for flights and transport, accommodation, and everything else you need to plan and book your trip.

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Tunisia seasons

Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Tunisia is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Best time to visit the top destinations in Tunisia

We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.

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Top FAQs

Tunisia is in Africa.
You can check out the full list of awesome destinations and hidden gems to explore in Tunisia here.
The warmest month of the year in Tunis, one of the most popular places to visit in Tunisia, is August.
The driest month of the year in Tunis, Tunisia, is usually around July each year.

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