Climate and Average Weather Year Round in Tunisia

We show the climate in Tunisia by comparing the average weather in 4 representative places: Tunis, Sfax, Nefta, and Bizerte.

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Average High and Low Temperature in Tunisia

Average High and Low Temperature in TunisiaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°F7346946090814510346594396764343NowNowSfaxSfaxTunisTunisBizerteBizerteNeftaNefta
The daily average high and low air temperature at 2 meters above the ground. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding perceived temperatures.
Tunis 60°F61°F66°F71°F79°F87°F93°F93°F86°F79°F70°F63°F
Sfax 62°F64°F67°F71°F77°F84°F89°F89°F85°F79°F71°F64°F
Nefta 61°F65°F72°F80°F89°F97°F102°F101°F93°F83°F71°F63°F
Bizerte 59°F59°F63°F67°F74°F82°F87°F88°F83°F76°F68°F61°F
Tunis 46°F46°F49°F53°F59°F66°F71°F72°F69°F62°F54°F48°F
Sfax 46°F47°F50°F56°F62°F68°F73°F74°F71°F65°F55°F48°F
Nefta 45°F48°F54°F60°F68°F75°F80°F80°F75°F66°F55°F47°F
Bizerte 46°F46°F48°F52°F58°F65°F70°F71°F68°F62°F54°F49°F


Average Hourly Temperature in TunisJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowcoldcoldcoldcoolcoolwarmhotcoldwarm


Average Hourly Temperature in SfaxJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowcoldcoldcoolcoolcomfortablewarmhotcoldcomfortablecold


Average Hourly Temperature in NeftaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowcoldcoldcoolcoolwarmhotswelteringcoldhotcoldcomfortablecomfortable


Average Hourly Temperature in BizerteJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowcoldcoldcoldcoolcoolwarmhotcoldwarm
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Chance of Clearer Skies in Tunisia

Chance of Clearer Skies in TunisiaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%965863NowNowSfaxSfaxTunisTunisBizerteBizerteNeftaNefta
The percentage of time the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy (i.e., less than 60% of the sky is covered by clouds).
Clearer SkiesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Tunis 61%63%65%65%66%79%94%91%72%59%61%62%
Sfax 72%73%71%71%69%83%97%95%78%64%67%71%
Nefta 76%76%73%72%71%83%96%94%77%65%69%74%
Bizerte 59%62%64%64%65%78%94%90%71%58%60%61%

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Tunisia

Daily Chance of Precipitation in TunisiaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%23313730SfaxSfaxTunisTunisBizerteBizerteNeftaNefta
The percentage of days in which precipitation is observed, excluding trace quantities.
Days of Precip.JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Tunis 5.4d5.1d5.2d5.3d4.3d2.3d1.2d2.6d5.9d6.4d5.1d5.1d
Sfax 3.2d2.4d3.1d2.5d2.1d1.0d0.5d1.1d3.2d3.8d3.1d3.4d
Nefta 1.7d1.3d1.7d1.7d1.3d0.4d0.1d0.7d1.9d1.8d1.5d1.5d
Bizerte 7.9d7.2d6.3d6.0d4.3d2.0d1.0d2.0d5.6d7.5d8.4d8.2d

Average Monthly Rainfall in Tunisia

Average Monthly Rainfall in TunisiaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0.0 in0.0 in0.5 in0.5 in1.0 in1.0 in1.5 in1.5 in2.0 in2.0 in2.5 in2.5 in1.
The average rainfall accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question.
Tunis 1.4″1.3″1.4″1.3″1.0″0.5″0.2″0.5″1.3″1.4″1.3″1.3″
Sfax 0.9″0.6″0.8″0.5″0.3″0.2″0.1″0.2″0.7″0.9″0.9″1.0″
Nefta 0.5″0.3″0.3″0.3″0.2″0.1″0.0″0.1″0.3″0.3″0.3″0.3″
Bizerte 2.1″1.9″1.6″1.4″0.9″0.4″0.2″0.4″1.2″1.7″2.1″2.2″

Hours of Daylight in Tunisia

Hours of Daylight in TunisiaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec4 hr4 hr6 hr6 hr8 hr8 hr10 hr10 hr12 hr12 hr14 hr14 hr16 hr16 hr18 hr18 hr20 hr20 hr14.79.6NowNowSfaxSfaxTunisTunisBizerteBizerteNeftaNefta
The number of hours during which the Sun is at least partly above the horizon.
Tunis 10.0h10.9h12.0h13.2h14.2h14.6h14.4h13.5h12.4h11.2h10.2h9.7h
Sfax 10.1h10.9h12.0h13.1h14.0h14.5h14.2h13.4h12.4h11.3h10.3h9.9h
Nefta 10.2h11.0h12.0h13.1h13.9h14.4h14.1h13.4h12.4h11.3h10.4h9.9h
Bizerte 9.9h10.8h12.0h13.2h14.2h14.7h14.4h13.5h12.4h11.2h10.2h9.6h

Chance of Muggy Conditions in Tunisia

Chance of Muggy Conditions in TunisiaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%607522NowNowSfaxSfaxTunisTunisBizerteBizerteNeftaNefta
The percentage of time that is muggy, oppressive, or miserable (i.e., a dew point greater than 65°F).
Muggy daysJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Tunis 0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.6d5.2d12.6d18.0d14.0d6.4d0.5d0.0d
Sfax 0.0d0.0d0.0d0.1d1.2d7.1d17.0d22.8d18.1d9.2d1.0d0.0d
Nefta 0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.1d0.6d2.4d5.8d5.8d2.1d0.1d0.0d
Bizerte 0.0d0.0d0.0d0.3d1.9d8.5d18.1d22.6d16.7d8.4d1.0d0.0d

Average Wind Speed in Tunisia

Average Wind Speed in TunisiaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph2 mph2 mph4 mph4 mph6 mph6 mph8 mph8 mph10 mph10 mph12 mph12 mph14 mph14 mph11.78.812.38.511.26.814.09.8NowNowSfaxSfaxTunisTunisBizerteBizerteNeftaNefta
The average of mean hourly wind speeds at 10 meters above the ground.
Wind Speed (mph)JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Tunis 11.411.511.210.910.
Sfax 11.811.310.810.810.
Bizerte 13.713.813.112.511.310.510.49.910.411.212.813.7

Average Water Temperature in Tunisia

Average Water Temperature in TunisiaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec55°F55°F60°F60°F65°F65°F70°F70°F75°F75°F80°F80°F85°F85°F79588258NaNNowNowSfaxSfaxTunisTunisBizerteBizerte
The daily average wide-area surface water temperature.
Water Temp.JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Tunis 60°F58°F59°F61°F65°F71°F76°F79°F77°F73°F68°F63°F
Sfax 59°F58°F60°F63°F68°F74°F79°F82°F81°F76°F70°F64°F
Bizerte 60°F58°F59°F60°F64°F70°F75°F78°F76°F72°F67°F63°F

Tourism Score in Tunisia

Tourism Score in TunisiaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810107.
The tourism score, which favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F.

Beach/Pool Score in Tunisia

Beach/Pool Score in TunisiaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810108.
The beach/pool score, which favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F.

Growing Season in Tunisia

Growing Season in TunisiaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%20%20%40%40%60%60%80%80%100%100%NowNowSfaxSfaxTunisTunisBizerteBizerteNeftaNefta
The percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season, defined as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

Growing Degree Days in Tunisia

Growing Degree Days in TunisiaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec1,000°F1,000°F2,000°F2,000°F3,000°F3,000°F4,000°F4,000°F5,000°F5,000°F6,000°F6,000°F7,000°F7,000°F8,000°F8,000°FNowNowSfaxSfaxTunisTunisBizerteBizerteNeftaNefta
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, where growing degree days are defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature (50°F in this case).

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Tunisia

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in TunisiaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWh8.02.32.8NowNowSfaxSfaxTunisTunisBizerteBizerteNeftaNefta
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter.
Solar Energy (kWh)JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

This report illustrates the typical weather for Tunis, Sfax, Nefta, and Bizerte year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

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