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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May 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
May, the last month of the spring, in Tunis, is a warm month, with average temperature varying between 16°C (60.8°F) and 26.6°C (79.9°F).

Temperature

In Tunis, Tunisia, the average high-temperature in May slightly increases, from an agreeable 22.4°C (72.3°F) in April, to a moderately hot 26.6°C (79.9°F). In Tunis, the average low-temperature is 16°C (60.8°F).

Rainfall

In May, in Tunis, the rain falls for 4 days. Throughout May, 22.6mm (0.9") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Tunis, there are 65 rainfall days, and 465.5mm (18.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature is 17°C (62.6°F). 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

In May, the average length of the day in Tunis is 14.1h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 9.1h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Tunis, Tunisia, is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 9 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in May in Tunis?

In Tunis, Tunisia, in May, the average high-temperature is 26.6°C (79.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 16°C (60.8°F).

How much does it rain in Tunis in May?

In Tunis, during May, the rain falls for 4 days and regularly aggregates up to 22.6mm (0.9") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Tunis?

In May, the average sea temperature 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).

How many hours of daylight does Tunis have in May?

The average length of the day in May in Tunis is 14.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Tunis have in May?

The average sunshine in May is 9.1h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Tunis?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Tunis, Tunisia, is 9. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Tunis, Tunisia
  • Average high temperature in May: 26.6°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 May: 16°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 May - Tunis, Tunisia
  • Average rainfall in May: 22.6mm

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 May - Tunis, Tunisia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 4 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 May - Tunis, Tunisia
  • Average sea temperature in May: 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 May / Average sunshine in May - Tunis, Tunisia
  • Average daylight in May: 14.1h

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 May: 9.1h

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 May - Tunis, Tunisia
  • Average UV index in May: 9

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).