Country Overview For Tunisia
The climate in Tunisia is typically temperate in north with mild, rainy winters and hot, dry summers; desert in south. The terrain: mountains in north; hot, dry central plain; semiarid south merges into the Sahara. For Tunis in January the daily average maximum temperatures is 16°C with the average minimum 8°C, while in June the average maximum is 31°C with a minimum of 19°C. The wettest month for Tunis is December with an average of 80.7mm of precipitation falling while the driest month is July with 4.0mm falling.
HISTORICAL MONTHLY AVERAGES FOR DECEMBER
The information presented below gives detailed historical monthly average weather conditions along with exceptional weather occurrences. To maintain relevance to current weather trends the displayed information has been calculated using data collected over the past two decades. The climate profile is taken from closest available data source to Tozeur.
Throughout the month of December daytime temperatures will generally reach highs of around 17°C that's about 63°F. At night the average minimum temperature drops down to around 7°C, that's 45°F.
In recent times the highest recorded temperature in December has been 25°C that's 76°F, with the lowest recorded temperature -5°C, about 24°F.
The average daily relative humidity for December is around 63%.
The Heat Index is a measure of how hot it feels when relative humidity is added to actual air temperature. From this a comfort level is calculated providing categories on how heat conditions might adversely affect someone.
Comfort Levels: Given average maximum temperatures and humidity levels generally you should not anticipate any discomfort from heat (see heat index for more information).
The average monthly amount of precipitation has been recorded at around 9 mm, that's 0 inches. Throughout the month you can expect to see rain or drizzle falling on 4 days of the month.
The average daily wind speed in December has been around 13 km/h, that’s the equivalent to about 8 mph, or 7 knots. In recent years the maximum sustained wind speed has reached 85 km/h, that’s the equivalent of around 53 mph, or 46 knots.
On average the month of December is affected by foggy conditions on less than 1 day.
YEARLY TRENDS: WEATHER AVERAGES & EXTREMES
The following charts show yearly weather trends with information on monthly weather averages and extremes.
The chart below plots the average high and low temperature for each month of the year. It also shows the maximum and minimum recorded temperatures.
The chart below plots the average monthly precipitation amount.
The chart below plots the average number of days in any month that you can expect to see rain falling.
The chart below plots the average daily wind speed you can expect for any month. It also shows the maximum recorded sustained wind speed for each month.