When is the best time to go to Tunisia?

When is the best time to go to Tunisia? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Tunisia, the weather is good everywhere in March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • The weather is good all year in Tunis
  • On average, the warmest months in Tunis are July and August, and the coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months in this city are February, March, October, November and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Tunis, Houmt El Souk, Hammamet, Monastir, Sfax, Carthage, Gabès, Gammarth, Hammam Lif and Mahdia, with good weather at least 11 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Tunis are June, July, August, September and October

Where and when to go based on the weather?

Central Coast of Tunisia
Sfax, Zarzis, Gabès...

April, May, June, July, September, October and November
70°F to 97°F°C
0 to 3 days
63°F to 83°F
January, February, March, August and December
63°F to 97°F°C
0 to 2 days
59°F to 83°F

Houmt El Souk, Midoun, Guellala...

May, June, July, August, September, October and November
72°F to 86°F°C
0 to 3 days
68°F to 83°F
January, February, March, April and December
63°F to 68°F°C
1 to 3 days
59°F to 67°F

North of Tunisia
Tunis, Hammamet, Monastir...

April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
65°F to 101°F°C
0 to 7 days
61°F to 81°F
January, February, March and December
58°F to 70°F°C
1 to 8 days
59°F to 67°F

Tozeur, Kebili, Tatouine...

March, April, May, June, September and October
63°F to 103°F°C
0 to 4 days
February, July, August, November and December
56°F to 106°F°C
0 to 2 days
54°F to 63°F°C
0 to 1 days

To get all the information about the climate and weather in Tunisia for a specific month, click on the corresponding link below:

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Best time to travel to Tunisia by cities

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Temperatures and rainfall in Tunisia

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Tunisia and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Tunis, Houmt El Souk, Hammamet, Monastir and Sfax, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Tunisia

Find out when Tunisia has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Tunisia

The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December. The number of visitors to Tunisia is high in: July and August.

  • Very low season in Tunisia: January, February, March, June and November.
  • Low season in Tunisia: April, May, September, October and December.
  • High season in Tunisia: July.
  • Peak season in Tunisia: August.

Figure: Visitor index for Tunisia month by month

Average price for flights to Tunisia

A return flight between Montreal and Tunis is generally cheaper if you go in february ($ 743 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 642 more for your airline ticket to Tunis if you go in july.

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Where to go in Tunisia?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Houmt El Souk63°F63°F65°F68°F74°F79°F85°F86°F85°F79°F72°F65°F
Hammam Lif61°F61°F65°F70°F77°F86°F92°F92°F86°F79°F70°F63°F
Al Haouaria59°F59°F61°F65°F70°F77°F83°F85°F81°F76°F68°F63°F
Al Matlin59°F59°F63°F67°F74°F81°F86°F88°F83°F77°F68°F63°F


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What can I do in Tunisia?

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Is this weather information for Tunisia reliable?

Climate data for Tunisia has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Tunisia allows us to determine the average for each month in Tunis, Houmt El Souk, Hammamet, Monastir, Sfax, Bizerte, Carthage, Gabès, and 64 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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