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Best time to visit Algiers, Algeria

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The best time to visit Algiers is May-June

While Algiers is a popular destination to visit all year round, May-June is the ideal time to go due to a number of factors such as the climate, cost of travel and accommodation, as well as avoiding peak holiday periods.

In summer, the temperature in Algiers can rise as high as 33℃ (91℉). The weather at night in the winter, which is around February-time, can get down to a minimum of 4℃ (39℉).

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Algiers when the days are longest, you should visit in July. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Algiers in January – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Keep reading to learn more about the best times to go to Algiers, including detailed weather information and tools to help you find and book great deals on your travel.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

July

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Algiers seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Algiers as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Algiers is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

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

Average temperatures in Algiers

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Algiers for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Algiers climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Algiers for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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OCT
NOV
DEC

Algiers in January

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 58mm (2") over 15 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Algiers in January, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Algiers in February

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 40mm (2") over 13 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Algiers in February, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Algiers in March

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 47mm (2") over 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Algiers in March, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Algiers in April

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 50mm (2") over 14 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Algiers in April, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Algiers in May

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 28mm (1") over 10 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Algiers in May, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Algiers in June

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 23 days
  • Average rainfall: 10mm (0") over 5 days
23 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Algiers in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Algiers in July

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 58%
  • Average sunny days: 27 days
  • Average rainfall: 4mm (0") over 4 days
27 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Algiers in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Algiers in August

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 61%
  • Average sunny days: 25 days
  • Average rainfall: 6mm (0") over 4 days
25 days
of pure sunshine
4 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Algiers in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Algiers in September

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 21mm (1") over 8 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Algiers in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Algiers in October

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 41mm (2") over 10 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Algiers in October, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Algiers in November

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 55mm (2") over 15 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Algiers in November, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Algiers in December

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 39mm (2") over 11 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Algiers in December, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Algiers is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 31℃ (87℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Algiers is generally around July. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in July first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Algiers is generally around January, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of January too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Algiers, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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