The best times to visit Houmt Souq for ideal weather are

October 29th to May 27th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


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Weather in Houmt Souq

Temperature

Average temperatures in Houmt Souq vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 74th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Houmt Souq, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid to late August where highs are regularly around 94.6°F (34.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.7°F (25.4°C) at night.

Houmt Souq Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Houmt Souq Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Houmt Souq Perceived Temperature (F)

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Houmt Souq Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Houmt Souq Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 64.1 57.3 50.4
Feb 65.3 57.7 50.3
Mar 70 61.6 53.9
Apr 75.5 67 59.4
May 81.2 72.5 64.9
Jun 87 78.3 70.5
Jul 92.2 83.5 75.4
Aug 93.5 85 77.2
Sep 89.8 81.8 74.5
Oct 83.2 75.5 68
Nov 74.1 66.9 59.5
Dec 65.8 59.4 52.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 17.8 14.1 10.2
Feb 18.5 14.3 10.2
Mar 21.1 16.4 12.2
Apr 24.2 19.4 15.2
May 27.3 22.5 18.3
Jun 30.6 25.7 21.4
Jul 33.4 28.6 24.1
Aug 34.2 29.4 25.1
Sep 32.1 27.7 23.6
Oct 28.4 24.2 20
Nov 23.4 19.4 15.3
Dec 18.8 15.2 11.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Houmt Souq are July, June, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid February. For example, on the week of February 12th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early October with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of October 1st.

When can you find snow in Houmt Souq? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Houmt Souq.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Houmt Souq (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 6% 0 0.7
Feb 5% 0 0.8
Mar 8% 0 1.1
Apr 5% 0 1.5
May 2% 0 0.2
Jun 0% 0 0.1
Jul 0% 0 0
Aug 1% 0 0.1
Sep 4% 0 0.7
Oct 8% 0 1.2
Nov 6% 0 1
Dec 6% 0 1.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 0 1.8
Feb 5 0 2
Mar 8 0 2.8
Apr 5 0 3.8
May 2 0 0.5
Jun 0 0 0.3
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 1 0 0.3
Sep 4 0 1.8
Oct 8 0 3
Nov 6 0 2.5
Dec 6 0 4.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Houmt Souq has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is May (55.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (64.1%).

Wind in Houmt Souq is usually moderate. The windiest month is May, followed by February and April. May’s average wind speed of around 10.1 knots (11.6 MPH or 18.7 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early March where average top sustained speeds reach 19.1 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Houmt Souq.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 9.4 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze
Feb 10 Gentle breeze 16.6 Significant breeze
Mar 9.7 Gentle breeze 17.1 Significant breeze
Apr 9.9 Gentle breeze 16.6 Significant breeze
May 10.1 Gentle breeze 16.8 Significant breeze
Jun 9.7 Gentle breeze 16.1 Significant breeze
Jul 8.4 Gentle breeze 14.5 Significant breeze
Aug 8.1 Gentle breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Sep 8.7 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
Oct 8.1 Gentle breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
Nov 8.9 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Dec 9.6 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 64.1%
Feb 56.3%
Mar 59%
Apr 58.7%
May 55.2%
Jun 55.5%
Jul 56.2%
Aug 57%
Sep 58.7%
Oct 60.4%
Nov 57.3%
Dec 58.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Houmt Souq?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Tunisia; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 07, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Houmt Souq, Tunisia is April, followed by May and February. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Houmt Souq in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 44.4 in November means 44.4% of the tourists vs. April.

 

 

Overall Houmt Souq Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 82.5°F (28.1°C) and 66.5°F (19.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 2 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Houmt Souq, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 91.3°F (32.9°C) and 71°F (21.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 3 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Houmt Souq to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 68.2°F (20.1°C) and 63.4°F (17.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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