Kairouan, Tunisia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Kairouan, Tunisia? If you're planning to go to Kairouan, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


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.

Important essentials 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.


  • Travel insurance

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • A vaccine card protector

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General health necessities

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

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January

In January, Kairouan is crisp and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 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 January, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to see the beautiful Great Mosque of Kairouan, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Kairouan tourism authority.

February

If you go to Kairouan in February, you will notice that it is chilly and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to see the beautiful Great Mosque of Kairouan, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Kairouan tourism authority.

March

If you are traveling to Kairouan in March, you will notice that it is chilly and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to see the beautiful Great Mosque of Kairouan, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Kairouan tourism authority.

April

If you visit Kairouan during April, you will probably notice that it is mild and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to see the beautiful Great Mosque of Kairouan, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Kairouan tourism authority.

May

In May, Kairouan is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Kairouan, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to see the beautiful Great Mosque of Kairouan, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Kairouan tourism authority.

June

June is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to see the beautiful Great Mosque of Kairouan, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Kairouan tourism authority.

July

If you are traveling to Kairouan in July, you will notice that it is consistently 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:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to see the beautiful Great Mosque of Kairouan, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Kairouan tourism authority.

August

If you vacation in Kairouan during August, you may notice that it is extremely 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 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to see the beautiful Great Mosque of Kairouan, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Kairouan tourism authority.

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to see the beautiful Great Mosque of Kairouan, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Kairouan tourism authority.

October

If you go to Kairouan in October, you will notice that it is warm, extremely rainy and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to see the beautiful Great Mosque of Kairouan, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Kairouan tourism authority.

November

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:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to see the beautiful Great Mosque of Kairouan, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Kairouan tourism authority.

December

If you visit Kairouan during December, you will probably see that it is relatively cool 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 most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to see the beautiful Great Mosque of Kairouan, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Kairouan tourism authority.

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