The best times to visit Algiers for ideal weather are
April 2nd to July 1st
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.
Algiers Travel Guide
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Weather in Algiers
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)
Algiers 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.
Algiers Perceived Temperature (F)
Algiers Perceived Temperature (C)
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.
|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 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.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Algiers (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
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.
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||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|
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
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.