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Best time to visit Tunis, Tunisia

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The best time to visit Tunis is March-June

Tunis can be visited year-round, but based on the ideal climate conditions, cost of travel, and avoiding peak holiday periods, March-June is the best time to go.

In summer, the average maximum temperature is around 32℃ (90℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 34℃ (94℉) on the hottest days of the year. The weather at night in the winter, which is around February-time, can get down to a minimum of 6℃ (43℉).

The days are longest in Tunis in July, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. The wet season in Tunis falls around October, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in July instead.

Learn everything you need to know to help you decide when to go to Tunis below, and don’t forget to use the awesome travel tools we know and love to help you find the best deals and make booking your vacation a breeze!

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

July

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Tunis seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Tunis as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Tunis is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

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

Average temperatures in Tunis

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Tunis for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Tunis climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Tunis for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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FEB
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JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Tunis in January

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 14 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tunis in January, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Tunis in February

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 13 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tunis in February, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Tunis in March

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tunis in March, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Tunis in April

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tunis in April, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Tunis in May

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 17mm (1") over 8 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tunis in May, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Tunis in June

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 57%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 5 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tunis in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Tunis in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 53%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 3 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tunis in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Tunis in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 56%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 4 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tunis in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Tunis in September

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 27mm (1") over 10 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tunis in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Tunis in October

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 38mm (1") over 11 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tunis in October, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Tunis in November

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 37mm (1") over 11 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tunis in November, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Tunis in December

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Tunis in December, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Tunis is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 32℃ (90℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Tunis is generally around July. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in July first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Tunis is generally around October, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of October too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Tunis, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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