The best times to visit Tunisia for ideal weather are

March 12th to June 3rd


October 8th to December 2nd

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


Weather in Tunisia


Average temperatures in Tunisia vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 56th 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 Tunisia, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 96.4°F (35.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.7°F (22.6°C) at night.

Tunisia Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Tunisia 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.

Tunisia Perceived Temperature (F)


Tunisia Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Tunisia 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 62.2 53.7 44.6
Feb 62.4 53.9 44.4
Mar 67.3 58.5 48.5
Apr 74.5 65.2 54.1
May 81.6 71.9 59.7
Jun 89.5 79.4 66.4
Jul 95.7 85.1 72
Aug 95.7 85.2 72.9
Sep 89.2 79.6 69.3
Oct 81.2 72.1 62.4
Nov 71.1 62.5 53.4
Dec 63.7 55 45.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 16.8 12.1 7
Feb 16.9 12.2 6.9
Mar 19.6 14.7 9.2
Apr 23.6 18.4 12.3
May 27.6 22.2 15.4
Jun 31.9 26.3 19.1
Jul 35.4 29.5 22.2
Aug 35.4 29.6 22.7
Sep 31.8 26.4 20.7
Oct 27.3 22.3 16.9
Nov 21.7 16.9 11.9
Dec 17.6 12.8 7.7


Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Tunisia 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 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 2 days of significant precipitation the week of March 5th.

When can you find snow in Tunisia? 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

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

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 10% 0 1.4
Feb 13% 0 1.4
Mar 12% 0 1.9
Apr 8% 0 1.2
May 5% 0 0.6
Jun 2% 0 0.3
Jul 1% 0 0.2
Aug 3% 0 0.4
Sep 7% 0 1.1
Oct 9% 0 1.5
Nov 9% 0 1.3
Dec 9% 0 1.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 10 0 3.6
Feb 13 0 3.6
Mar 12 0 4.8
Apr 8 0 3
May 5 0 1.5
Jun 2 0 0.8
Jul 1 0 0.5
Aug 3 0 1
Sep 7 0 2.8
Oct 9 0 3.8
Nov 9 0 3.3
Dec 9 0 3


Humidity and Wind

Tunisia has some comfortably humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is July (39.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (59.1%).

Wind in Tunisia is usually moderate. The windiest month is May, followed by March and June. May’s average wind speed of around 8.4 knots (9.7 MPH or 15.6 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 May where average top sustained speeds reach 14.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 7.2 Gentle breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Feb 7.9 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Mar 8.2 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Apr 8.1 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
May 8.4 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
Jun 8.1 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Jul 7.3 Gentle breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Aug 6.9 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Sep 6.8 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Oct 6.4 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Nov 6.6 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Dec 6.7 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 59.1%
Feb 55.2%
Mar 55.9%
Apr 51.6%
May 45.5%
Jun 41.9%
Jul 39.9%
Aug 42.5%
Sep 50.3%
Oct 55.2%
Nov 56.5%
Dec 58.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Tunisia?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Jan 22, 2018 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


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Tunisia is August, followed by July and March. 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 Tunisia in December. 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 48.4 in December means 48.4% of the tourists vs. August.

Overall Tunisia Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 82.7°F (28.2°C) and 62.7°F (17.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 4 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 quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Tunisia, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 91.3°F (32.9°C) and 67.1°F (19.5°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 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 too cold this time of year in Tunisia to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 66°F (18.9°C) and 60.6°F (15.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 3 to 4 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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