The best times to visit Setif for ideal weather are

April 30th to July 8th


August 27th to October 28th

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



Other Setif Travel Info

Weather in Setif


Average temperatures in Setif vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 42nd 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 Setif, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 96.6°F (35.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64.3°F (17.9°C) at night.

Setif Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Setif Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Setif Perceived Temperature (F)


Setif Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Setif 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 52.4 41.7 32.4
Feb 51.5 41.6 32.3
Mar 58.1 47.2 36.5
Apr 66 54.2 42.1
May 74.7 61.4 47.8
Jun 86.3 71.3 56.4
Jul 95 79.5 64
Aug 93.9 78.5 63.7
Sep 82.9 69.3 57.3
Oct 72.9 60.3 49.5
Nov 60 49.3 40.1
Dec 52.7 42.3 33

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 11.3 5.4 0.2
Feb 10.8 5.3 0.2
Mar 14.5 8.4 2.5
Apr 18.9 12.3 5.6
May 23.7 16.3 8.8
Jun 30.2 21.8 13.6
Jul 35 26.4 17.8
Aug 34.4 25.8 17.6
Sep 28.3 20.7 14.1
Oct 22.7 15.7 9.7
Nov 15.6 9.6 4.5
Dec 11.5 5.7 0.6



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Setif 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 early March with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of March 5th.

When can you find snow in Setif? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to late December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Setif is often around around April 9th 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 Setif.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 13% 1.7 1.6
Feb 20% 2.4 1.8
Mar 19% 3 1.9
Apr 15% 1.4 2.1
May 10% 0 1.6
Jun 6% 0 0.6
Jul 4% 0 0.7
Aug 6% 0 1.5
Sep 9% 0 1.3
Oct 10% 0 1.3
Nov 13% 0 1.4
Dec 11% 3.4 1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 13 4.3 4.1
Feb 20 6.1 4.6
Mar 19 7.6 4.8
Apr 15 3.6 5.3
May 10 0 4.1
Jun 6 0 1.5
Jul 4 0 1.8
Aug 6 0 3.8
Sep 9 0 3.3
Oct 10 0 3.3
Nov 13 0 3.6
Dec 11 8.6 2.5


Humidity and Wind

Setif has some very humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is July (28.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (70.7%).

Wind in Setif is usually moderate. The windiest month is February, followed by March and April. February’s average wind speed of around 8.2 knots (9.4 MPH or 15.1 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 16.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Feb 8.2 Gentle breeze 15.6 Significant breeze
Mar 7.9 Gentle breeze 15.5 Significant breeze
Apr 7.4 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
May 7.2 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Jun 7.3 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
Jul 6.9 Light breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Aug 6.9 Light breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Sep 6.5 Light breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Oct 6.3 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Nov 7.1 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Dec 6.1 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 69.2%
Feb 68.4%
Mar 62.6%
Apr 58.4%
May 50.4%
Jun 38%
Jul 28.5%
Aug 31.3%
Sep 47.2%
Oct 56.4%
Nov 66.3%
Dec 70.7%


Is it Safe to Travel to Setif?

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 Setif, 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 Setif 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

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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. 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 Setif Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 77.2°F (25.1°C) and 52.4°F (11.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 6 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 quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 1 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Setif, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 86.3°F (30.2°C) and 54°F (12.2°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 3 to 4 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 too cold this time of year in Setif to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 57.7°F (14.3°C) and 49.2°F (9.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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