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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Tunis, Tunisia

St. Vincent de Paul Cathedral in Tunis, the capital city of Tunisia, lit under the night sky
St. Vincent de Paul Cathedral in Tunis, the capital city of Tunisia, lit under the night sky
The first month of the winter, December, is also an enjoyable month in Tunis, Tunisia, with average temperature ranging between min 9.7°C (49.5°F) and max 17.5°C (63.5°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature slightly decreases, from an agreeable 21.5°C (70.7°F) in November, to a comfortable 17.5°C (63.5°F). The average low-temperature, in December, is 9.7°C (49.5°F).

Rainfall

December is the month with the most rainfall in Tunis. Rain falls for 8 days and accumulates 66.8mm (2.6") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Tunis, in December, the average water temperature is 17°C (62.6°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 17°C (62.6°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9.7h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Tunis, the average sunshine in December is 4.8h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in December in Tunis?

In Tunis, Tunisia, in December, the average high-temperature is 17.5°C (63.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 9.7°C (49.5°F).

How many days does it rain in December in Tunis?

In Tunis, Tunisia, in December, during 8 rainfall days, 66.8mm (2.6") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Tunis?

December is the month with the most rainfall in Tunis. Rain falls for 8 days and accumulates 66.8mm (2.6") of precipitation.

How cold is the water in December in Tunis?

In Tunis, the average seawater temperature in December is 17°C (62.6°F). Swimming in 17°C (62.6°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the month with the shortest days in Tunis?

With an average of 9.7h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Tunis.

What is the average length of the day in December in Tunis?

The average length of the day in December in Tunis is 9.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Tunis have in December?

In December, the average sunshine in Tunis is 4.8h.

When is the lowest UV index in Tunis?

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in December in Tunis?

In Tunis, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Tunis, Tunisia
  • Average high temperature in December: 17.5°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (34.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 9.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (8.3°C).

Average rainfall in December - Tunis, Tunisia
  • Average rainfall in December: 66.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (66.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (3.1mm).

Average rainfall days in December - Tunis, Tunisia
  • Average rainfall days in December: 8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (9 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July and August (1 days).

Average sea temperature in December - Tunis, Tunisia
  • Average sea temperature in December: 17°C

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

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Tunis, Tunisia
  • Average daylight in December: 9.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 4.8h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.5h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

Average UV index in December - Tunis, Tunisia
  • Average UV index in December: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).