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Best time to visit Algeria

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The best time to visit Algeria is May-June

Based on a number of criteria such as the weather conditions, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, May-June is the best time to go to Algeria.

In summer, the average maximum temperature in Algiers climbs to around 31℃ (87℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 33℃ (91℉) on the hottest days of the year. The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Algiers is around 4℃ (39℉). Temperatures can often differ in other locations in Algeria, so be sure to continue reading if you plan on visiting elsewhere.

The days are longest in Algeria in July, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. January sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in July instead.

By the time you finish reading below, you’ll know everything you need to know about the best time to travel to Algeria. We’ll show you climate data for loads of the top destinations, and much more. Once you’re ready, we’ve even provided all the tools to help you book your travel!

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

July

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Algeria seasons

Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Algeria is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Best time to visit the top destinations in Algeria

We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
AlgiersMay-June
14℃
9℃
15℃
9℃
17℃
10℃
19℃
12℃
22℃
15℃
27℃
19℃
30℃
23℃
31℃
23℃
27℃
21℃
25℃
18℃
19℃
13℃
16℃
10℃
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Top FAQs

Algeria is in Africa.

Check out these guides for the top must-see destinations in Algeria:

The warmest month of the year in Algiers, one of the most popular places to visit in Algeria, is August.
The driest month of the year in Algiers, Algeria, is usually around July each year.

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