What’s the weather like in Port El Kantaoui in January?This modern Tunisian resort doesn’t have a traditional winter like most of Europe, because the Port El Kantaoui weather in January is still quite warm and sunny. Temperatures can be around 17°C and very pleasant for strolls along the sandy beaches by the Mediterranean and the Gulf of Hammamet.
Geographical influencesFound along the southern shores of the Mediterranean, Port El Kantaoui enjoys an incredible climate with Tunisia’s arid deserts surrounding the resort. Winter is brief and very mild. Rainfall in January’s higher than in the summer with occasional heavy downpours, but the wettest time’s usually late September and October.
AveragesThe weather in Port El Kantaoui in January hits an impressive average high temperature of 17°C. In the evenings, and at night, this usually drops to be between 7°C to 11°C, so you’ll need a jacket if you’re going out for dinner or walking along the harbour. During the New Year on Tunisia’s north-east coast, you can expect about 49mm of rainfall for the month across just seven rain-affected days. You can soak up eight hours of sunshine each day on average, with the sun rising at 7.30am and not setting until after 5.30pm for most of January in Port El Kantaoui. The warm Mediterranean conditions keep the humidity comfortable at around 63%, but the water temperature could drop to 16°C, which is a little chilly for swimming and paddling. In winter, the wind speed doesn’t increase too much, with 12mph the average for Port El Kantaoui in January.