Climate in Northwest Tunisia

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this site result from the collected data from four measuring weather stations in Northwest Tunisia.
Weather stations at an altitude above 820m have not been included.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Northwest Tunisia is the coldest region in Tunisia with an average high temperature of only 25°C. For several months of the year, it is warm to hot at temperatures continuously above 25 degrees, sometimes up to 36 degrees. Due to the warmer temperatures, the best time for traveling is from July to August. Less attractive are the cold months from November to April.
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Sunshine hours per day
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 12 hours per day, July is the sunniest month in the region of Northwest Tunisia. In December, the sun shines the least.
Rain days per month
A rain day is a day on which at least 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 9 rain days, January offers the most rain days, while July has the fewest.
Precipitation amount in mm/day
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 0.2 mm, the least amount of rain falls in July. January, on the other hand, has the most rain.
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Map of Northwest Tunisia

Most important cities in the region »Northwest Tunisia«

Just 2 cities with over 50,000 inhabitants are located here. The region has a west-east extension of about 120 km and over 130 km from north to south.

It consists of the four governorates Bajah, Jundubah, Kef and Silyanah.

CityPopulationGeo position
Béja57,23336° 43' 32"N9° 10' 54"E
Jendouba51,40836° 30' 4"N8° 46' 49"E
El Kef47,97936° 10' 27"N8° 42' 17"E
Siliana26,96036° 5' 6"N9° 22' 15"E
Majaz al Bab20,11836° 38' 59"N9° 36' 44"E
Tajerouine18,90935° 53' 30"N8° 33' 10"E
Maktar14,50035° 51' 29"N9° 12' 3"E
Tabarka13,71236° 57' 16"N8° 45' 29"E
Tastur13,70836° 33' 5"N9° 26' 35"E
Tabursuq12,72736° 27' 25"N9° 14' 51"E
Bu `Aradah12,15836° 21' 9"N9° 37' 18"E
As Sars10,97936° 4' 35"N9° 1' 16"E
Qa`fur10,55636° 19' 14"N9° 19' 27"E
Al Karib7,69136° 19' 41"N9° 8' 10"E
Sakiet Sidi Youssef6,44236° 13' 23"N8° 21' 20"E
El Ksour5,03435° 53' 46"N8° 53' 6"E
Nibbar3,39336° 17' 39"N8° 45' 60"E
Quballat3,35336° 32' 30"N9° 39' 48"E
Manzil Salim2,85635° 51' 24"N8° 28' 36"E
Kesra2,59835° 48' 49"N9° 21' 52"E
Wadi Maliz2,14836° 28' 5"N8° 32' 58"E
Al Firnanah1,96236° 39' 20"N8° 41' 46"E

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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