Djerba, Tunisia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Djerba, Tunisia? If you're planning to go to Djerba, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Djerba, Tunisia

Based on the climate and weather in Djerba, the best time to go is May. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Djerba, Tunisia by month

January

January is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts

February

February in Djerba is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear

March

If you vacation in Djerba during March, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

April

If you are traveling to Djerba in April, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion

May

If you vacation in Djerba during May, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

June in this region is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts

July

July for Djerba is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts

August

August in Djerba can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts

September

If you go to Djerba in September, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

October

October in Djerba is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear

November

November is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

December

December can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Djerba, Tunisia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Djerba, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and E
  • A SIM card that works in Djerba
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you plan to visit a synagogue, take appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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