The best times to visit Kairouan for ideal weather are
March 12th to May 27th
October 15th to December 9th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Kairouan Travel Guide
Other Kairouan Travel Info
Weather in Kairouan
Average temperatures in Kairouan 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 somewhat temperate — in the 59th 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 Kairouan, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 101.8°F (38.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.2°F (24°C) at night.
Kairouan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Kairouan Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Kairouan Perceived Temperature (F)
Kairouan Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Kairouan 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kairouan are July, August, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late June. For example, on the week of June 25th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early March with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of March 5th.
When can you find snow in Kairouan? 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 Kairouan.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Kairouan (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Kairouan has some comfortably humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is July (31.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (56.5%).
Wind in Kairouan is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is May, followed by June and March. May’s average wind speed of around 3.7 knots (4.3 MPH or 6.9 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid May where average top sustained speeds reach 8.2 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Kairouan.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||2.9||Barely noticeable||6.2||Light breeze|
|Feb||3.3||Barely noticeable||7.3||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||3.4||Barely noticeable||7.2||Light breeze|
|Apr||3.3||Barely noticeable||7.2||Gentle breeze|
|May||3.7||Barely noticeable||7.8||Light breeze|
|Jun||3.5||Barely noticeable||7.6||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||3.3||Barely noticeable||7.1||Light breeze|
|Aug||3.1||Barely noticeable||7.1||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||2.7||Barely noticeable||6.3||Light breeze|
|Oct||2.3||Barely noticeable||5.6||Light breeze|
|Nov||2.5||Barely noticeable||6||Light breeze|
|Dec||2.6||Barely noticeable||6.3||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Kairouan?
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 Kairouan, 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 Kairouan 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
Overall Kairouan Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 87°F (30.6°C) and 65.3°F (18.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 3 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 hot weather with high temperatures that are extremely hot. These months see the least precipitation with about 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Kairouan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 94.8°F (34.9°C) and 70°F (21.1°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 Kairouan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 70.1°F (21.2°C) and 63.4°F (17.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.