January weather forecast
Tunis, Tunisia

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St. Vincent de Paul Cathedral in Tunis, the capital city of Tunisia
St. Vincent de Paul Cathedral in Tunis, the capital city of Tunisia

Weather in January

Starting the year, Tunis experiences lower temperatures in January with an average high of 16.2°C (61.2°F) and the average low of 8.5°C (47.3°F). Cooler sea temperatures contribute to the cold snap, prompting a tendency towards indoor activities. There is a decreased amount of daylight hours; still, sunlight finds a way through the clouds, allowing outdoor enthusiasts an escape. Tunis weather in January brings more rainfall, indicating the tail end of winter. Despite cooler conditions, Tunis's January weather can still bring brilliant, clear days interspersed among the cloudy ones.

Temperature

January is the month when Tunis sees the lowest average temperatures, with a high of 16.2°C (61.2°F) and a low of 8.5°C (47.3°F).

Rainfall

In January, the rain falls for 9 days. Throughout January, 59mm (2.32") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 65 rainfall days, and 466mm (18.35") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

January through April, with an average sea temperature of 15°C (59°F), are months with the coldest seawater.
Note: Swimming in 15°C (59°F) is not a pleasurable activity for the majority of people. Breathing becomes increasingly challenging as water temperature descends from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Tunis, Tunisia, is 9h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:31 and sunset at 17:13. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 07:22 and sunset at 17:42 CET.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine is January, with an average of 4.7h of sunshine.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Tunis are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: A maximum high UV index of 2 in January translates into the following recommendations:
Unlike children, who always need sun protection, most individuals can remain in the sun for up to an hour without getting burnt. The midday Sun can be dangerous due to its intense radiation; always find shade and reduce exposure. Wearing sunglasses with both UVA and UVB protection effectively reduces sun-induced eye damage.

Frequently asked questions

What part of the year is the coldest in Tunis?

January, with average temperatures reaching a high of 16.2°C (61.2°F) and a low of 8.5°C (47.3°F), is the coldest month in Tunis, Tunisia.

What is the temperature in January in Tunis?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Tunis, is 16.2°C (61.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 8.5°C (47.3°F).

How much does it rain in Tunis in January?

In Tunis, Tunisia, in January, during 9 rainfall days, 59mm (2.32") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Tunis?

January through April, with an average sea temperature of 15°C (59°F), are months with the coldest seawater.

What is the sea water temperature in January in Tunis?

In Tunis, Tunisia, in January, the average water temperature is 15°C (59°F). Swimming in 15°C (59°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Tunis have in January?

In January, the average day length in Tunis, Tunisia, is 9h and 58min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Tunis?

On the first day of January in Tunis, Tunisia, sunrise is at 07:31 and sunset at 17:13. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:22 and sunset at 17:42 CET.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Tunis?

With an average of 4.7h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year in Tunis.

How many hours of sunshine does Tunis have in January?

The average sunshine duration in January is 4.7h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Tunis?

The months with the lowest UV index in Tunis, Tunisia, are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index reading in January in Tunis?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Tunis is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
Average rainfall days
Average daylight
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in January
Tunis, Tunisia

Average temperature in January - Tunis, Tunisia
  • Average high temperature in January: 16.2°C

The 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 January: 8.5°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 January
Tunis, Tunisia

Average rainfall in January - Tunis, Tunisia
  • Average rainfall in January: 59.3mm

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

Average rainfall days in January
Tunis, Tunisia

Average rainfall days in January - Tunis, Tunisia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 9 days

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

Average sea temperature in January
Tunis, Tunisia

Average sea temperature in January - Tunis, Tunisia
  • Average sea temperature in January: 15°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 January, February, March and April (15°C).

Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Tunis, Tunisia

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Tunis, Tunisia
  • Average daylight in January: 10h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 36min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 42min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

Average UV index in January
Tunis, Tunisia

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

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

Tunis, Tunisia

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