The best times to visit Mahdia for ideal weather are

October 15th to June 17th

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



Other Mahdia Travel Info

Weather in Mahdia


Average temperatures in Mahdia 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 70th 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 Mahdia, 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 89.7°F (32.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77°F (25°C) at night.

Mahdia Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Mahdia Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Mahdia Perceived Temperature (F)


Mahdia Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Mahdia 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 63.3 56.6 48.4
Feb 63.2 57.2 49.4
Mar 64.5 58.6 51.4
Apr 69.6 64.1 56.4
May 74.8 69.6 61.2
Jun 80.8 76.1 68.5
Jul 84.7 80.7 75.5
Aug 88.2 83.1 77.1
Sep 84.1 79.3 73.4
Oct 78.3 73.2 66.4
Nov 71.4 65.7 58.5
Dec 64.2 58.3 51.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 17.4 13.7 9.1
Feb 17.3 14 9.7
Mar 18.1 14.8 10.8
Apr 20.9 17.8 13.6
May 23.8 20.9 16.2
Jun 27.1 24.5 20.3
Jul 29.3 27.1 24.2
Aug 31.2 28.4 25.1
Sep 28.9 26.3 23
Oct 25.7 22.9 19.1
Nov 21.9 18.7 14.7
Dec 17.9 14.6 11



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Mahdia are August, June, and then July. 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 January. For example, on the week of January 8th 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 2 days of significant precipitation the week of March 5th.

When can you find snow in Mahdia? 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 Mahdia.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 6% 0 1.2
Feb 10% 0 1.1
Mar 15% 0 2.5
Apr 5% 0 0.6
May 6% 0 0.8
Jun 4% 0 0.5
Jul 4% 0 0.3
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 8% 0 0.9
Oct 14% 0 2.9
Nov 7% 0 0.9
Dec 13% 0 2.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 0 3
Feb 10 0 2.8
Mar 15 0 6.4
Apr 5 0 1.5
May 6 0 2
Jun 4 0 1.3
Jul 4 0 0.8
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 8 0 2.3
Oct 14 0 7.4
Nov 7 0 2.3
Dec 13 0 5.3


Humidity and Wind

Mahdia has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is November (59.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is April (65.5%).

Wind in Mahdia is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and May. March’s average wind speed of around 7.6 knots (8.8 MPH or 14.1 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 mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 12.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 6.3 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Feb 7.2 Gentle breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Mar 7.6 Gentle breeze 11.8 Gentle breeze
Apr 6.8 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
May 6.8 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Jun 6.7 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.2 Light breeze 8.6 Gentle breeze
Aug 6.2 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.3 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Oct 6.4 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Nov 6.6 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Dec 6.4 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 63.7%
Feb 64.3%
Mar 64.8%
Apr 65.5%
May 61.5%
Jun 64.1%
Jul 61.3%
Aug 63.1%
Sep 64%
Oct 65%
Nov 59.8%
Dec 61%


Is it Safe to Travel to Mahdia?

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 Mahdia, 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 Mahdia 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

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 Mahdia Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 75.4°F (24.1°C) and 61.1°F (16.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 5 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 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Mahdia, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 85.4°F (29.7°C) and 68.4°F (20.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 4 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 Mahdia to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 65.8°F (18.8°C) and 61.1°F (16.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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