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

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

When to go to Kairouan, Tunisia

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

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

January

January for Kairouan is crisp and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

In February, Kairouan can be chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Kairouan, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March for Kairouan is relatively cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Kairouan is mild and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Kairouan during June, you are likely to find that it is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Kairouan in July, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Kairouan during August, you are likely to find that it can be very hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Kairouan is consistently hot, very rainy and very stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Kairouan is a perfect temperature, extremely rainy and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Kairouan in November, you will notice that it is mild and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Kairouan during December, you are likely to find that it is crisp and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain almost every day of the month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kairouan, 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 Kairouan
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders

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