The best times to visit Sidi Bel Abbes for ideal weather are
March 26th to June 17th
September 17th to November 18th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Sidi Bel Abbes Travel Guide
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Weather in Sidi Bel Abbes
Average temperatures in Sidi Bel Abbes vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 43rd 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 Sidi Bel Abbes, 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 99.4°F (37.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65°F (18.3°C) at night.
Sidi Bel Abbes Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Sidi Bel Abbes 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.
Sidi Bel Abbes Perceived Temperature (F)
Sidi Bel Abbes Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Sidi Bel Abbes 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 Sidi Bel Abbes are July, August, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late June. For example, on the week of June 25th 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 Sidi Bel Abbes? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around November, especially close to mid November. The best time to ski (if at all) in Sidi Bel Abbes is often around around November 12th 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 Sidi Bel Abbes.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Sidi Bel Abbes (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
Sidi Bel Abbes has some humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is July (27.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (63.3%).
Wind in Sidi Bel Abbes is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by March and April. February’s average wind speed of around 6.2 knots (7.2 MPH or 11.5 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 11.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Sidi Bel Abbes.
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||4.5||Light breeze||9.2||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||6.2||Light breeze||11.3||Significant breeze|
|Mar||6||Light breeze||10.9||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||5.5||Light breeze||10.3||Gentle breeze|
|May||5.3||Light breeze||9.9||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||4.9||Light breeze||9.3||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||4.7||Light breeze||9.3||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||4.4||Light breeze||8.9||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.5||Light breeze||9.4||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||3.9||Barely noticeable||8.7||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||4.8||Light breeze||9.4||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||3.9||Barely noticeable||8.4||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Sidi Bel Abbes?
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 Sidi Bel Abbes, 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 Sidi Bel Abbes 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 Sidi Bel Abbes Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 83.3°F (28.5°C) and 62.9°F (17.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with roughly 3 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 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Sidi Bel Abbes, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 90.3°F (32.4°C) and 60.1°F (15.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 5 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 Sidi Bel Abbes to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 65°F (18.3°C) and 57.2°F (14°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.