Tunisia weather

Read our complete guide to the weather in Tunisia.

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The weather guide for Tunisia (Monastir) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Tunisia weather overview

Although only about the size of England, Tunisia has a coast as well as desert and mountains and its weather conditions are as varied as its topography.

The Mediterranean coastline basks in hot summers and warm winters and rain is likely in the spring and autumn months.

Sousse Beach, Tunisia © Valery Bareta - Fotolia.com
Sousse Beach, Tunisia © Valery Bareta - Fotolia.com

There is more rain (and even occasional snowfall) in the mountains but, in central Tunisia, rainfall is lower and temperatures more extreme, both in the summer and winter, than on the coast. In the south, the country reverts to desert with searing hot days, chilly nights and little rain.

What to pack for Tunisia weather

Take light clothing for the summer months and warmer wear for the winter. Be prepared for cold nights in the southern desert.

More about Tunisia

Which is the hottest month in Tunisia?

The hottest time of year in Monastir, Tunisia is normally August. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 33°C with high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Tunisia?

In terms of rainfall, October is usually the wettest month in Monastir, Tunisia with 54mm on average. There are normally 6 days in October with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Tunisia?

The sunniest time of year in Monastir, Tunisia is normally July with bright sunshine on average for 81% of daylight hours; that's 12 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Tunisia?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Monastir, Tunisia in August when the water temperature reaches 26°C.

What is the flight time to Tunisia from the UK?

The flight time to Tunisia from the UK is typically 3 to 4 hours.

What is the time difference between Tunisia and the UK?

The time difference between Tunisia and the UK is GMT+1 hour.

What is the main language spoken in Tunisia?

The main languages spoken in Tunisia are Arabic and French.

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What is the currency in Tunisia?

The currency in Tunisia is the Tunisian Dinar (TND).

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Which plugs are used in Tunisia?

Tunisia uses electrical plug type C + E (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Tunisia?

They drive on the right side of the road in Tunisia.

Compare Tunisia weather with the USA

Below the Tunisia weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Tunisia (Monastir) and the USA (Washington).

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