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

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

When to go to Sfax, Tunisia

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Sfax in January, you will notice that it is cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses

February

February in Sfax is cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece

March

Traveling to Sfax in March, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts

April

Traveling to Sfax in April, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

May

If you visit Sfax during May, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 50 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July for Sfax can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Shorts

September

Traveling to Sfax in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals

October

October here is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella

November

If you vacation in Sfax during November, 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).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece

December

December in Sfax can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses

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

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

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