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

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

When to go to Dougga, Tunisia

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

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

January

Traveling to Dougga in January, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February for Dougga is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March here is cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Dougga in April, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May here is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals

June

June for Dougga dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals

July

If you are traveling to Dougga in July, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts

August

August for Dougga dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage

September

September is hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear

October

October in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

November

If you are traveling to Dougga in November, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in this region can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Dougga, 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 Dougga
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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