The best times to visit Algeria for ideal weather are
February 26th to May 6th
October 15th to November 25th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Algeria Travel Guide
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Weather in Algeria
Average temperatures in Algeria vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 54th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Algeria, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 100°F (37.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.2°F (24.6°C) at night.
Algeria Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Algeria Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Algeria Perceived Temperature (F)
Algeria Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Algeria Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Algeria are July, June, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early July. For example, on the week of July 2nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late November to early December with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of November 26th.
When can you find snow in Algeria? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around October, especially close to late October to early November. The best time to ski (if at all) in Algeria is often around around October 29th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Algeria.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Algeria (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Algeria has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is July (28.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (47.2%).
Wind in Algeria is usually calm. The windiest month is May, followed by March and April. May’s average wind speed of around 7.3 knots (8.5 MPH or 13.6 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early March where average top sustained speeds reach 16.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Algeria.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||6||Light breeze||12.9||Significant breeze|
|Feb||6.9||Light breeze||14.3||Significant breeze|
|Mar||7.3||Gentle breeze||14.9||Significant breeze|
|Apr||7.2||Gentle breeze||14.9||Significant breeze|
|May||7.3||Gentle breeze||14.9||Significant breeze|
|Jun||6.8||Light breeze||14.3||Significant breeze|
|Jul||6.5||Light breeze||14.2||Significant breeze|
|Aug||6.2||Light breeze||13.7||Significant breeze|
|Sep||5.9||Light breeze||13.5||Significant breeze|
|Oct||5.6||Light breeze||12.8||Significant breeze|
|Nov||5.6||Light breeze||12.4||Significant breeze|
|Dec||5.4||Light breeze||12.2||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Algeria?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Algeria; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 16, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Algeria is August, followed by March and November. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Algeria in January. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Algeria Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 89.6°F (32°C) and 70.5°F (21.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 3 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Algeria, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 94.3°F (34.6°C) and 67.2°F (19.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 3 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is too cold this time of year in Algeria to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 71°F (21.7°C) and 63.6°F (17.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.
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