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Climate in Qabis
(Tunisia)

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures


All climate diagrams on this page result from the collected data of the official weather station in Qabis in a height of 5m above sea level. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.


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Qabis is one of the coldest regions in Tunisia with an average daily high temperature of only 25 degrees centigrade. In 6 months the average temperatures are over 25 degrees. Pleasant water temperatures of up to 27 degrees even invite you to take a bath in the warm season. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is in August. Nearly unattractive for tourists are the cold months from December to March.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Qabis
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 country part Qabis. In December the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Qabis
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 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 4 rainy days, October offers the most number of rainy days, and in July the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Qabis
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at 2 mm/day, 2 liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 0.020 mm, the least rain falls in July. October, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Water temperatureWater temperatures in Qabis
Water temperature depends not only on solar radiation within the same region, but also on ocean currents. For example, depending on the season, cold or warm water masses are moved from other areas. The warmest temperatures in Qabis are in August, when the water is 27 °C.
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Qabis
Warm air can absorb more moisture than cold air. The relative humidity indicates how much moisture of the physically possible is actually contained in the air. At high humidity, the person feels uncomfortable and perceives this as oppressive. In general, a relative humidity of 40-60% gives as pleasant. With only 59% humidity on average, it is quite dry in February. The highest value of 66% is experienced here in September.
Absolute humidity in g/m³Absolute humidity in Qabis
In warm months, there is also a higher absolute humidity almost everywhere. At a temperature of 25°C, air can absorb up to 23 grams of water per cubic meter. At 20°C, it is only 17.3 grams. A relative humidity of 40% at 25°C thus corresponds to an absolute humidity of 9.2 grams of water. From a proportion of approx. 13.5 grams, humans perceive the air as muggy. This limit is reached in 5 months in Qabis, although these are average values, and a month is rarely completely or not at all considered humid.
Humidex in °CHumidex in Qabis
The "Humidex" (humidity index) is an index of well-being in warmer areas, calculated from the air temperature, relative humidity and dew point. The index corresponds approximately to the temperature felt. At high temperatures, the body transports heat away by sweating. At high humidity the ambient air can only absorb a small amount of sweat and thus one feels uncomfortable. An index of 20-29 is considered comfortable. Up to 39, people perceive the air as slightly uncomfortable, and above 40, as very uncomfortable. Values above 45 are dangerous in the long run and often lead to heat stroke.
Map of Qabis

Most important cities in the country part »Qabis«


CityPopulationGeo-Position
Gabès110,07533° 52' 53"N10° 5' 54"E
El Hamma62,00033° 53' 29"N9° 47' 47"E
Bou Attouche2,70033° 53' 57"N9° 47' 6"E
Matmata2,40633° 32' 40"N9° 58' 18"E


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