Hammamet: March Weather Averages
|Sunshine Hours||9 hrs|
|Chance of Sunny Day||39 %|
|Rainfall days||9 days|
|Chance of Rain||20 %|
|Chance of Cloudy Day||1 %|
|Chance of Windy Day||10 %|
Averages for Hammamet in March
March in Hammamet sees spring descend on the area.
With the change in season come warmer temperatures and more sunshine, making it a very pleasant time of the year to be in Hammamet.
By this time of the year, any wet weather is drying up as the weather starts to improve, with summer just around the corner.
As it's still outside of the prime tourism season, you may find you can bag a bargain when booking your accommodation too. It's no wonder it's such a popular holiday location all year round.
The average daily temperature in Hammamet is 17°C (63°F) and this can reach highs of 17°C and lows of 12°C.
The average temperature of the sea at this time of the year is 15°C (59°F).
There is on average 40 mm over 8 days of rainfall seen throughout this month.
Hammamet sees on average 9 hours of sunshine each day throughout this month.
Hammamet is an excellent place to be if you enjoy a game of tennis. There are plenty of courts in the area that allow every player to work on their game whilst on holiday. The warm spring weather seen in March provides the perfect conditions for the game.
Dates for the diary
Independence Day is celebrated on 20 March annually.
Things to do
Golf is another popular sport in Hammamet. With plenty of championship courses offering fantastic facilities, its no wonder the area is establishing such a reputation as a haven for the sport. Combine the courses with the stunning surrounding views and warm weather and you have a golfer's heaven. The Citrus Golf Course has two driving ranges, as well as a nine-hole executive course. The course is primarily geared towards teaching and training those who do not have ample golfing experience; there are plenty of opportunities to challenge yourself, even if you are an experience golfer. The 18-hole course is divided into two sections. The first nine holes of the course are relaxed and relatively straightforward. The back nine holes are much more difficult with many trees, rough terrain and narrow fairways to challenge even skilled golfers.
Citrus Golf Course Hammamet. Photo courtsey of Global Golfer Magazine.
Where to eat & drink
Canari is one of the few patisseries in Hammamet and it’s held in high regard. This small eatery specializes in homemade ice cream in a range of flavours and Tunisian sweets. While Canari is known for its desserts, it also has savoury courses as well. There are sandwiches, crepes, panini and hot drinks available. Canari is conveniently located near the city centre and a popular supermarket if you would like to do shopping before heading back to your hotel room.
Sidi Bou Hedid cafe, Hammamet Medina.
Where to stay
The Hotel Riu Palace Hammamet Marhaba is considered one of the best hotels in Hammamet in many categories: top-end, service and family-friendliness. This hotel is very popular with tourists who are on their honeymoons and have a range of room choices that lend themselves to a romantic getaway. There are small rooms to suites to bungalows to choose from. The hotel has several restaurants on its ground including a traditional Tunisian eatery and an Italian café. The hotel tries to provide as many amenities as possible without having to leave the grounds.
Popular with families, SENTIDO Phenicia combines the best of luxury hotels with kid-friendly amenities. Located on a beautiful stretch of the Mediterranean, this hotel has spectacular views from each balcony. In addition to the memorable setting, SENTIDO Phenicia has a bar, fitness centre, swimming pool, restaurants and free parking.
SENTIDO Phenicia. Photo courtesy of Hotel Tunisie.
March events in Hammamet
13th March 2015 to 15th March 2015
The TORS Conference (organized by SciencesConf.Org) gathers thousands of IT specialists, businessmen, and management executives from around the world for topics on artificial intelligence, simulation, optimization, constraint programming, theories of decision and game, and learning and statistics methods.
20th March 2015
One of the times of the year when hotel bookings are full to the brim, not only because the country celebrates its independence from French rule via the annually observed Independence Day, but the warm sunny days of March are a beacon to some outdoor sports, too. Tennis and golf are favourites at this time of year in Hammamet. It is just the start of the spring season that incidentally makes Independence Day celebration such a popular event.
21st March 2015
Musical events and cultural presentations mark Youth Day in Tunisia, usually organized by youth clubs. Public conferences are also held for thousands of young Tunisians' interests - such as education, employment and careers. In 2013, Hammamet hosted a youth consultation that aimed to start a 50 year agenda for improvements for the youth of Africa. Since then, every Youth Day celebrated is a step closer to the dream.