Weather Overview for Djerba
A small tropical island situated just off the point of Tunisia; Djerba enjoys a Mediterranean climate with long hot summers and mild, rainy winters. The small island of Djerba is located 5km off the coast of Tunisia on the Gulf of Gabes, otherwise known in ancient times as Syrtis Minor. With credit to its long and mostly steeply sloped sandy white beaches and ever lasting Mediterranean climate, Djerba alongside with Sousse and Hammamet is one of the most favourable tourist destinations in Tunisia. With total measurements of 30km from south to north and from west to east; Djerba is the largest island off the coast of Northern Africa.
Ceramics Arts of Djerba, Tunisia.
The island of Djerba takes pleasure in long, hot summer days with extremely little rainfall. The island features at least 300 days of warm sunshine per year and experiences extremely warm weather for the duration of the winter months. Djerba Island is defiantly an outstanding year round holiday destination. The months of April through until October is the regions peak season and the typical weather is hot and dry, with mean daily temperatures ranging from 23 ºC in the month of April to 33ºC in august. However, climates drop only slightly out of high season and there is still continuous sunshine throughout winter. Therefore it is definitely worth taking into consideration a holiday outside of peak season when the area is less crowded and hotel expenses are at their cheapest.
With locality in the Mediterranean Sea, just to the south-west of Sicily, Malta and near wards the southern boundary of Tunisia results in the temperature generally being pleasant all year round, without the exception of climatic extremes found in other regions of Tunisia. The area obtains practically no rain throughout the summer months and even during the wintertime it is unlike for the region to experience two uninterrupted days of rainfall. Even though Djerba is not an extremely hot winter sun vacation, the area still features a great deal of sun. Approximately ten hours of sunshine per day throughout the summer and around seven hours per day in the winter time. This is then still ideal for tourists to enjoy outdoor lesuires such as sightseeing, playing golf and generally just escaping the chilly temperatures of other European cities.
Tourists that love the sun will particularly adore the summer months on the Djerba Island. Even though the area is hot, a common sea breeze that is always present throughout the island will help lower the temperatures by around 10 degrees at night time. Average sea temperatures range from 20 to 23 in the summertime and remain relatively warm throughout autumn and spring. Spring is yet another ideal time to take pleasure in a beautiful beach holiday as the daily climates still linger around 20 in March while they rise to 26 in May. With rainfall be quite rare, it can actually be surprising how many flower and plant life do bloom on the Djerba Island.