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Kairouan Climate & Temperature

  • Kairouan, Tunisia is at 35°39'N, 10°5'E, 68 m (223 ft). See map.
  • Kairouan has a subtropical steppe/ low-latitude semi-arid hot climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: BSh).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Kairouan is situated in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean temperature is 19.4 degrees Celsius (66.9 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.2 °C (31°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic. Kairouan Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 312.7 mm (12.3 inches) which is equivalent to 312.7 Litres/m² (7.67 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2991 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Kairouan you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Katoa, Whakaangiangi, New Zealand (Warm temperate thorn steppe biome).

Kairouan Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 17 (62) 18 (65) 20 (68) 23 (74) 28 (83) 33 (91) 37 (98) 36 (97) 32 (89) 27 (80) 22 (71) 18 (64) 26 (79)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 12 (53) 13 (55) 14 (58) 17 (62) 21 (70) 25 (78) 29 (83) 29 (84) 25 (78) 21 (69) 16 (61) 13 (55) 19 (67)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 6 (43) 7 (44) 8 (47) 11 (51) 14 (57) 18 (64) 21 (69) 21 (70) 19 (66) 15 (59) 10 (51) 7 (45) 13 (56)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 24 (1) 24 (1) 33 (1) 30 (1) 19 (1) 11 (0) 7 (0) 13 (1) 39 (2) 49 (2) 29 (1) 35 (1) 313 (12)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 6 (19) 5 (18) 6 (19) 5 (17) 5 (16) 3 (10) 1 (3) 2 (6) 5 (17) 5 (16) 5 (17) 5 (16) 53 (15)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 5h 56' 7h 04' 7h 25' 7h 44' 9h 19' 9h 36' 12h 00' 11h 05' 8h 42' 7h 09' 6h 16' 5h 50' 8h 11'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 02' 10h 50' 11h 55' 13h 04' 14h 02' 14h 31' 14h 18' 13h 28' 12h 22' 11h 13' 10h 15' 9h 47' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 60 (40) 66 (34) 63 (37) 60 (40) 67 (33) 67 (33) 85 (15) 83 (17) 71 (29) 65 (35) 62 (38) 61 (39) 68 (32)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 34.4 43.7 54.6 66.3 74.5 77.8 74.7 66.4 54.9 43.5 34.3 30.9 54.6

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