Climate and average weather in Tunisia
The climate in Tunisia can vary per region. You can expect the combination of African and Mediterranean climate. Tunisia is famous for hot and dry summers and mild winters in most regions. In summer temperatures can rise above 40 degrees Celsius (104° Fahrenheit).
Spring in Tunisia is from March through May. From June to September, the whole country is seasoned by warm weather and the month of August is the hottest month in the year. Due to the proximity to the Sahara Desert, the Southern region experiences hot summers with high humidity which makes the region arid and dry. The desert region of Tunisia is always few degrees higher than the rest of the parts of Tunisia.
The best time to visit Tunisia is between October and May when the temperature varies from 12-28 degrees Celsius (53- 82 degrees Fahrenheit).
Interested in more detailed information on the Weather and Climate in Tunisia?
Please select the city you wish to travel to, or the one closest to your destination, in or above the map. Each selected city will show you the following graphs:
1. Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year
On certain pages we also offer other historical weather data like humidity, wind speed and water temperature.
Islands of Tunisia
- Djerba (7)
Regions in Tunisia
Places in Tunisia
Select a city to see its average temperature, precipitation and hours of sunshine over the year.
- El Ahmar
- El Aouina
- Hammam Sousse
- Houmt Souk
- La Marsa
- Le Bardo
- Ouled Kacem
- Port El Kantaoui