The best times to visit Algiers for ideal weather are

April 2nd to July 1st

or

September 10th to November 11th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Algiers Travel Info

Weather in Algiers

Temperature

Average temperatures in Algiers vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 66th 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 Algiers, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid to late August where highs are regularly around 87.5°F (30.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.5°F (24.2°C) at night.

Algiers Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Algiers Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

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.

Algiers Perceived Temperature (F)

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Algiers Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Algiers 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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 62.8 57.8 52.9
Feb 61.7 56.5 51.3
Mar 65.6 60.3 55
Apr 68.5 63.5 58.3
May 73.4 68 62.9
Jun 78.9 73.7 68.9
Jul 84.7 79.1 74.3
Aug 86 79.9 75.1
Sep 80 75.4 71.1
Oct 76.9 71.3 66.2
Nov 69 63.8 58.4
Dec 65 59.5 54.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 17.1 14.3 11.6
Feb 16.5 13.6 10.7
Mar 18.7 15.7 12.8
Apr 20.3 17.5 14.6
May 23 20 17.2
Jun 26.1 23.2 20.5
Jul 29.3 26.2 23.5
Aug 30 26.6 23.9
Sep 26.7 24.1 21.7
Oct 24.9 21.8 19
Nov 20.6 17.7 14.7
Dec 18.3 15.3 12.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Algiers 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 mid June. For example, on the week of June 18th 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 3 days of significant precipitation the week of November 26th.

When can you find snow in Algiers? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Algiers.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Algiers (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 21% 0 2.7
Feb 29% 0 3.9
Mar 22% 0 3.1
Apr 19% 0 2.9
May 14% 0 2.6
Jun 3% 0 0.3
Jul 1% 0 0.1
Aug 4% 0 0.4
Sep 11% 0 1.2
Oct 20% 0 2.8
Nov 31% 0 7.1
Dec 24% 0 3.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 21 0 6.9
Feb 29 0 9.9
Mar 22 0 7.9
Apr 19 0 7.4
May 14 0 6.6
Jun 3 0 0.8
Jul 1 0 0.3
Aug 4 0 1
Sep 11 0 3
Oct 20 0 7.1
Nov 31 0 18
Dec 24 0 9.7

 

Humidity and Wind

Algiers has some comfortably humid months, with slightly drier months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is December (45.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (54.1%).

Wind in Algiers is usually moderate. The windiest month is March, followed by February and April. March’s average wind speed of around 9.8 knots (11.3 MPH or 18.1 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 21.6 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Algiers.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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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 7.3 Gentle breeze 16.5 Significant breeze
Feb 8.4 Gentle breeze 17.7 Strong breeze
Mar 9.8 Gentle breeze 19.3 Significant breeze
Apr 8.4 Gentle breeze 17.2 Strong breeze
May 7.7 Gentle breeze 16.6 Significant breeze
Jun 6.8 Light breeze 15.5 Significant breeze
Jul 7.5 Gentle breeze 16.8 Significant breeze
Aug 6 Light breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Sep 6.9 Light breeze 16.1 Significant breeze
Oct 6.1 Light breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
Nov 6.5 Light breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Dec 6.4 Light breeze 15 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 48.7%
Feb 46%
Mar 48.9%
Apr 50.4%
May 50.8%
Jun 54.1%
Jul 53.3%
Aug 53.2%
Sep 50.6%
Oct 48.3%
Nov 45.5%
Dec 45.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Algiers?

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 Algiers, Algeria is September, followed by July and June. 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 Algiers in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 38.4 in November means 38.4% of the tourists vs. September.

 

 

Overall Algiers Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 76.2°F (24.6°C) and 62.7°F (17.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. 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 Algiers, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 81.3°F (27.4°C) and 64.7°F (18.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 9 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Algiers to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 67.5°F (19.7°C) and 60.2°F (15.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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