Algeria weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Algeria

The best time to visit in Algeria is from May until October, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Algeria is 31°C in August and the lowest is 14°C in January.

Algeria has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Algeria or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Algeria by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 14 14 17 19 22 26 30 31 27 24 19 16
Precipitation (mm) 58 44 44 37 27 10 3 5 15 41 45 41
Climate data from city: Algiers

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14 day weather forecast Algeria

The weather for in Algeria will be 16° till 14° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Algeria is based on the weather conditions in the city of Algiers.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 28 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
17° 18.8 mm 95% 6 m/s 0
Monday 29 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
10°
17° 4.9 mm 85% 7 m/s 1
Tuesday 30 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
12°
17° 0.2 mm 20% 3 m/s 0
Wednesday 1 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
11°
17° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Thursday 2 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
12°
17° 17.9 mm 95% 7 m/s 0
Friday 3 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
12°
17° 11.9 mm 90% 9 m/s 1
Saturday 4 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
12°
17° 0.2 mm 15% 5 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 5 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
13°
17° 2.3 mm 70% 4 m/s 1
Monday 6 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
12°
17° 0.8 mm 45% 2 m/s 1
Tuesday 7 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
12°
17° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Wednesday 8 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
13°
17° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Thursday 9 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
13°
17° 0.9 mm 50% 3 m/s 1
Friday 10 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
11°
17° 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Saturday 11 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
13°
17° 0.6 mm 35% 1 m/s 1

Climate Algeria

Algeria has the desert climate prevailing. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Algeria is 22° degrees and there is about 370 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 222 days a year with an average humidity of 67% and an UV-index of 5.

Climate table of Algeria

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 14 14 17 19 22 26 30 31 27 24 19 16
Night temp. (°C) 9 8 10 12 14 18 22 23 21 18 13 10
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 58 44 44 37 27 10 3 5 15 41 45 41
Days with rain 16 14 14 13 9 5 3 3 8 10 15 11
Dry days 15 14 17 17 22 25 28 28 22 21 15 20
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 8 8 9 11 12 12 11 10 9 6 6
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3
UV-index 4 4 4 4 6 6 7 7 6 5 4 4
Climate data from city: Algiers

Algeria weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Algeria? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Algeria?

Algeria lies in a straight line about 7,112 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Algiers).

How long is the flight to Algeria?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Algeria is approximately 9 h. 50 min.

What are the largest airports in Algeria?

These are the largest airports in Algeria:

  • Houari Boumediene Airport – Algiers
  • Es Senia Airport – Oran
  • Mohamed Boudiaf International Airport – Constantine
  • Rabah Bitat Airport – Annaba
  • Soummam Airport – Bejaïa
  • Batna Airport – Batna
  • Ain Arnat Airport – Sétif
  • Zenata – Messali El Hadj Airport – Tlemcen
  • Biskra Airport – Biskra
  • Ain el Beida Airport – Ouargla

How many inhabitants are there in Algeria?

Algeria has approximately 41,697,498 inhabitants.

How big is Algeria?

The area of Algeria is around 2,381,740 km². It is 2x bigger than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Algeria?

The capital of Algeria is Algiers.

What is the currency of Algeria?

In Algeria the Algerian dinar (DZD) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 28 November 2021

  • 1 Algerian dinar = 8.33 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.12 Algerian dinar
  • 10 Algerian dinar = 83.31 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 1.20 Algerian dinar
  • 100 Algerian dinar = 833.13 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 12.01 Algerian dinar

What is the area code of Algeria?

The area code to call Algeria is +213.