August weather forecast
Habib Bourguiba International, Tunisia

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Weather in August

In August, Habib Bourguiba International witnesses marginally more rainfall than July, breaking the nearly dry spell witnessed in the peak summer months. Nonetheless, the high temperatures persist and it continues to be the joint hottest month of the year. Sea temperature rises to its annual maximum, intensifying the overall warmth. Despite a slight decrease in daylight hours, the solar radiation remains potent as indicated by a high UV index.

Temperature

The warmest months in Habib Bourguiba International, Tunisia, are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 33°C (91.4°F).

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 2 days. Throughout August, 9mm (0.35") of precipitation is accumulated. In Habib Bourguiba International, during the entire year, the rain falls for 58 days and collects up to 323mm (12.72") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

August is the month with the warmest seawater in Habib Bourguiba International, with an average sea temperature of 26°C (78.8°F).
Note: In water activities such as swimming and diving, temperatures from 25°C (77°F) to 29°C (84.2°F) are deemed highly pleasurable for extended periods without any unease.

Daylight

In Habib Bourguiba International, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 29min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:25 and sunset at 19:21. On the last day of August, in Habib Bourguiba International, sunrise is at 05:48 and sunset at 18:45 CET.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 11h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Habib Bourguiba International is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The maximum daily UV index of 9 in August converts into the following recommendations:
Be sure to take precautions. Without protection, skin might suffer damage quickly. Attempt to stay under shade and limit exposure to the Sun between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV radiation is at its peak. Remember, devices such as parasols or canopies might not provide complete sun protection. For effective sun eye protection, rely on sunglasses certified for UVA and UVB resistance. Apply and frequently reapply a minimum SPF 30 sunscreen even on cloudy days, especially after swimming or an outdoor workout. Attention! UV radiation is markedly stronger with water and sand reflections.
Updated: Feb 5, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

What time of the year is the hottest in Habib Bourguiba International?

Habib Bourguiba International's peak temperatures tend to occur in July and August, with an average high-temperature of 33°C (91.4°F).

How hot is it in Habib Bourguiba International in August?

In Habib Bourguiba International, in August, the average high-temperature is 33°C (91.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Habib Bourguiba International?

In Habib Bourguiba International, during August, the rain falls for 2 days and regularly aggregates up to 9mm (0.35") of precipitation.

When is the sea warmest in Habib Bourguiba International?

August is the month with the warmest seawater in Habib Bourguiba International, with an average sea temperature of 26°C (78.8°F).

How warm is the water in August in Habib Bourguiba International?

In Habib Bourguiba International, Tunisia, the average seawater temperature in August is 26°C (78.8°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the average length of the day in August in Habib Bourguiba International?

The average day length in August in Habib Bourguiba International, Tunisia, is 13h and 29min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Habib Bourguiba International?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:25 and sunset at 19:21. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:48 and sunset at 18:45 CET.

How long on average sun shines in August in Habib Bourguiba International?

In August, the average sunshine duration in Habib Bourguiba International, Tunisia, is 11h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Habib Bourguiba International?

In Habib Bourguiba International, Tunisia, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 9. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
Average rainfall days
Average daylight
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in August
Habib Bourguiba International, Tunisia

Average temperature in August - Habib Bourguiba International, Tunisia
  • Average high temperature in August: 33°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (33°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 22°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (22°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (8°C).

Average rainfall in August
Habib Bourguiba International, Tunisia

Average rainfall in August - Habib Bourguiba International, Tunisia
  • Average rainfall in August: 9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (54mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (3mm).

Average rainfall days in August
Habib Bourguiba International, Tunisia

Average rainfall days in August - Habib Bourguiba International, Tunisia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 2 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are January, March, November and December (7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (1 days).

Average sea temperature in August
Habib Bourguiba International, Tunisia

Average sea temperature in August - Habib Bourguiba International, Tunisia
  • Average sea temperature in August: 26°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (15°C).

Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Habib Bourguiba International, Tunisia

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Habib Bourguiba International, Tunisia
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 48min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h).
The months with the least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in August
Habib Bourguiba International, Tunisia

Average UV index in August - Habib Bourguiba International, Tunisia
  • Average UV index in August: 9

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

Habib Bourguiba International, Tunisia

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