, the last month of the summer in Zarzis
, is another hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 34°C (93.2°F) and an average low of 23°C (73.4°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 27°C (80.6°F) and only 1 rainfall days, with 1mm (0.04") of accumulated rainfall, makes August the best time for swimming and other water activities.
August is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 34°C (93.2°F) and an average low-temperature of 23°C (73.4°F).
, August through December
are months with rainfall in Zarzis. August is the first month it rains. Throughout August, in the average 1 rainfall days, it receives 1mm (0.04") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 35 rainfall days, and 211mm (8.31") of precipitation is accumulated.
The months with the warmest seawater are August and September
, with an average sea temperature of 27°C (80.6°F).Note
: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.
In August, the average length of the day in Zarzis is 13h and 22min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 05:28 and sunset at 19:15. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:49 and sunset at 18:42 CET.
In August, the average sunshine in Zarzis is 11h.
In Zarzis, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.Note
: In August, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.