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

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Traveling to Sousse, Tunisia? If you're planning to go to Sousse, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

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 Sousse, Tunisia

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

Important essentials for Sousse, Tunisia

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

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

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January

If you visit Sousse during January, you might see that it is relatively cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% 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 must-see Grand Mosque of Sousse, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; you should check with the Sousse tourism authority.

February

February in Sousse can be chilly and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to see the must-see Grand Mosque of Sousse, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; you should check with the Sousse tourism authority.

March

If you are traveling to Sousse in March, you will notice that it is cool 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 must-see Grand Mosque of Sousse, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; you should check with the Sousse tourism authority.

April

If you go to Sousse in April, you will notice that it is balmy and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to see the must-see Grand Mosque of Sousse, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; you should check with the Sousse tourism authority.

May

If you vacation in Sousse during May, you are likely to notice that it is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 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 must-see Grand Mosque of Sousse, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; you should check with the Sousse tourism authority.

June

In June, Sousse is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and once in a while jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Sousse, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to see the must-see Grand Mosque of Sousse, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; you should check with the Sousse tourism authority.

July

If you vacation in Sousse during July, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 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 occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to see the must-see Grand Mosque of Sousse, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; you should check with the Sousse tourism authority.

August

If you visit Sousse during August, you will probably 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:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to see the must-see Grand Mosque of Sousse, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; you should check with the Sousse tourism authority.

September

In September, Sousse is really hot, very rainy and very stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) and sometimes jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Sousse, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to see the must-see Grand Mosque of Sousse, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; you should check with the Sousse tourism authority.

October

October in this region is a perfect temperature, extremely rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to see the must-see Grand Mosque of Sousse, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; you should check with the Sousse tourism authority.

November

If you vacation in Sousse during November, you may see that it is mild and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 60 and 70% 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 must-see Grand Mosque of Sousse, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; you should check with the Sousse tourism authority.

December

In December, Sousse can be chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Sousse, with most of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to see the must-see Grand Mosque of Sousse, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter this mosque; you should check with the Sousse tourism authority.

Activities for Sousse, Tunisia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Sousse.

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