Tunisia weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Tunisia

The best time to visit in Tunisia is from April until November, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Tunisia is 32°C in July and the lowest is 15°C in January.

Tunisia has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Tunisia or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Tunisia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 15 15 17 20 24 28 32 32 29 25 20 16
Precipitation (mm) 28 28 30 24 12 7 3 7 15 37 23 29
Climate data from city: Tunis

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14 day weather forecast Tunisia

The weather for in Tunisia will be 21° till 23° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for Tunisia is based on the weather conditions in the city of Tunis.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 24 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
19°
23° 30.3 mm 90% 2 m/s 2
Monday 25 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
19°
23° 18.6 mm 85% 4 m/s 2
Tuesday 26 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
18°
23° 0.3 mm 10% 4 m/s 3
Wednesday 27 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
18°
23° 0.5 mm 15% 3 m/s 2
Thursday 28 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
17°
23° 3.3 mm 50% 2 m/s 3
Friday 29 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
16°
23° 5.4 mm 65% 2 m/s 3
Saturday 30 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
16°
23° 0.1 mm 20% 3 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 31 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
17°
23° 14.3 mm 85% 4 m/s 1
Monday 1 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
18°
23° 8.5 mm 75% 4 m/s 4
Tuesday 2 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
17°
23° 9.1 mm 75% 2 m/s 0
Wednesday 3 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
17°
23° 1.0 mm 25% 2 m/s 0
Thursday 4 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
16°
23° 1.3 mm 30% 3 m/s 1
Friday 5 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
16°
23° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 0
Saturday 6 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
16°
23° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 0

Climate Tunisia

Tunisia has the desert climate prevailing. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Tunisia is 23° degrees and there is about 242 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 208 days a year with an average humidity of 66% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate table of Tunisia

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 15 15 17 20 24 28 32 32 29 25 20 16
Night temp. (°C) 10 9 10 13 16 20 24 24 22 19 15 11
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 28 28 30 24 12 7 3 7 15 37 23 29
Days with rain 14 14 13 12 8 5 3 4 10 12 11 12
Dry days 17 14 18 18 23 25 28 27 20 19 19 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 6 7 8 11 12 12 12 12 11 7 7 6
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 4 4 4 5 6 7 7 7 6 5 4 4
Climate data from city: Tunis

Tunisia weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Tunisia? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Tunisia?

Tunisia lies in a straight line about 18,478 km from New Zealand (Wellington → Tunis).

How long is the flight to Tunisia?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Tunisia is approximately 23 h. 20 min.

What are the largest airports in Tunisia?

These are the largest airports in Tunisia:

  • Tunis Carthage International Airport – Tunis
  • Sfax Thyna International Airport – Sfax
  • Gabès Matmata International Airport – Gabès
  • Gafsa Ksar International Airport – Gafsa
  • Tozeur Nefta International Airport – Tozeur
  • Tabarka 7 Novembre Airport – Tabarka
  • Monastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport – Monastir
  • Djerba Zarzis International Airport – Djerba

How many inhabitants are there in Tunisia?

Tunisia has approximately 11,446,300 inhabitants.

How big is Tunisia?

The area of Tunisia is around 163,610 km². It is slightly smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Tunisia?

The capital of Tunisia is Tunis.

What is the currency of Tunisia?

In Tunisia the Tunisian dinar (TND) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 24 October 2021

  • 1 Tunisian dinar = 1.90 New Zealand dollar
  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 0.53 Tunisian dinar
  • 10 Tunisian dinar = 18.97 New Zealand dollar
  • 10 New Zealand dollar = 5.27 Tunisian dinar
  • 100 Tunisian dinar = 189.72 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 52.71 Tunisian dinar

What is the area code of Tunisia?

The area code to call Tunisia is +216.