Weather in Tunisia in May

So you're interested in going to Tunisia in May

May is a hot and dry time for sunbathing in Tunisia. May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Tunisia for any length of time. Consider visiting Tunisia in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Tunisia in May

The average maximum temperature in Tunisia in May is 26°. The average maximum temperature is 22° in the previous month and 30° in the next month.

The average temperature in Tunisia in May is 21°. The average temperature ranges is 18° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Tunisia in May is 17°. The minimum temperature is 14° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

Sunshine in Tunisia in May

The average day light hours per day in Tunisia in May are 14.1 and there are 10.1 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a very sunny and pleasant month with long bright days.

The ultraviolet index in Tunisia in May is typically 9.6 during May. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Tunisia in May

The average sea water temperature in Tunisia in May is 18.1° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Tunisia in May

The average total rainfall in Tunisia in May is 0.8cm and on average there are 6.2 rainy days in May making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Tunisia in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Tunisia in May is 16° which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 14° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Tunisia in May is typically 85.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 88.3% in the previous month and 84.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Tunisia in May is typically 65.4%. The average relative humidity is 69.9% in the previous month and 62% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Tunisia in May

The average maximum wind speed in Tunisia in May is typically 32kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 31kmh in the previous month and 30kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Tunisia in May is typically 15kmh. The average wind speed is 15kmh in the previous month and 14kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Tunisia in May is from the South-Southeast.

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