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Bizerte, Tunisia
60.2 kms (37.4 miles) NW
Annaba (Les Salines), Algeria
215.1 kms (133.6 miles) W
Jendouba, Tunisia
133.6 kms (83 miles) WSW
Kairouan, Tunisia
130.3 kms (81 miles) S
Tebessa, Algeria
246.9 kms (153.4 miles) SW
Trapani/ Birgi, Italy
232.9 kms (144.7 miles) ENE
Pantelleria, Italy
154.7 kms (96.1 miles) E
Sousse, Tunisia
118.6 kms (73.7 miles) SSE
Sfax, Tunisia
238.8 kms (148.4 miles) S
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Tunis Climate & Temperature

  • Tunis, Tunisia is at 3650'N, 1014'E, 4 m (13 ft). See map.
  • Tunis has a hot mediterranean/ dry-summer subtropical climate (Kppen-Geiger classification: Csa) that is mild with moderate seasonality. Summers are dry and hot due to the domination of subtropical high pressure systems while winters experience moderate temperatures and changeable, rainy weather due to the polar front. These climates usually occur on the western sides of continents between the latitudes of 30 and 45. Vegetation is adapted to the dry summers and is fragrant and oily making it susceptible to fire. The typical Mediterranean climate average monthly temperatures in excess of 22.0 C (71.6 F) in its warmest month and an average in the coldest month between 18 to -3 C (64 to 27 F) with at least four months above 10 C (50 F). Seasonality is moderate (Kppen-Geiger classification: Csa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Tunis is situated in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
Tunis Climate Graph
  • The average temperature is 18.4 degrees Celsius (65.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.3 °C (27.5°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic,subtype truly oceanic.
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 16.3°C (61.3°F) on average falling to 7.6°C (45.7°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 21.2°C (70.2°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 10.8°C (51.4°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 31.4°C (88.6°F) and average low temperatures are 19.4°C (66.9°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 25.1°C (77.2°F) during the day and lows of 15.3°C (59.5°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 465.5 mm (18.3 inches) which is equivalent to 465.5 Litres/m (11.42 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 2993 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Tunis you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Ruatoria, New Zealand where you would find a Marine west coast climate (Warm temperate thorn steppe biome).

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 16 (60) 17 (62) 18 (65) 21 (69) 25 (77) 29 (84) 33 (91) 33 (91) 30 (85) 25 (77) 21 (69) 17 (62) 24 (74)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 12 (53) 12 (54) 13 (56) 16 (60) 19 (67) 23 (74) 26 (79) 27 (80) 24 (76) 20 (69) 16 (61) 13 (55) 18 (65)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 7 (45) 7 (45) 8 (47) 10 (51) 14 (57) 17 (63) 20 (68) 21 (69) 19 (66) 16 (60) 11 (52) 8 (47) 13 (56)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 59 (2) 57 (2) 47 (2) 38 (1) 23 (1) 10 (0) 3 (0) 7 (0) 33 (1) 66 (3) 56 (2) 67 (3) 466 (18)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 12 (39) 10 (35) 9 (29) 7 (23) 5 (16) 2 (7) 1 (3) 2 (6) 5 (17) 8 (26) 10 (33) 13 (42)   84 (23)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 5h 38' 6h 39' 7h 11' 7h 48' 9h 50' 10h 38' 12h 03' 11h 19' 8h 36' 7h 01' 6h 08' 5h 17'   8h 11'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 56' 10h 46' 11h 54' 13h 06' 14h 07' 14h 38' 14h 24' 13h 32' 12h 22' 11h 10' 10h 10' 9h 40'   12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 58 (42) 63 (37) 61 (39) 60 (40) 70 (30) 73 (27) 85 (15) 85 (15) 70 (30) 64 (36) 61 (39) 56 (44)   68 (32)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 33.3 42.6 53.4 65.1 73.4 76.6 73.5 65.2 53.8 42.3 33.1 29.8   53.5

Bizerte, Tunisia
60.2 kms (37.4 miles) NW
Annaba (Les Salines), Algeria
215.1 kms (133.6 miles) W
Jendouba, Tunisia
133.6 kms (83 miles) WSW
Kairouan, Tunisia
130.3 kms (81 miles) S
Tebessa, Algeria
246.9 kms (153.4 miles) SW
Trapani/ Birgi, Italy
232.9 kms (144.7 miles) ENE
Pantelleria, Italy
154.7 kms (96.1 miles) E
Sousse, Tunisia
118.6 kms (73.7 miles) SSE
Sfax, Tunisia
238.8 kms (148.4 miles) S

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