Algeria
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Algeria

Algeria is one of the largest countries in Africa. The best time to visit Algeria is generally from November to April. However, the climate varies greatly from north to south. The northern coastal area has a favorable Mediterranean climate, while the highlands south of the coast have hot summers and cold winters with little rain.

The southern part has a typical desert climate with hot dry summer days and mild rainy winters. This region is best avoided during the summer period unless you can stand the heat well.

Sirocco winds

Algeria's weather is influenced by sirocco winds. These winds, sometimes called "chili" in Algeria, are caused by hot air coming directly from the Sahara desert. This can last from half a day to sometimes four or five days. Visibility is poor and the fine dust can cause breathing difficulties.

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In the table below you can quickly see the average weather per month in Algeria, the monthly temperature or when precipitation is highest. The monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate 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

Weather data from: Algiers




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Climate Algeria

Algeria has a desert climate. 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 Algeria by month

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

Weather data from: Algiers


Algeria weather by month

What is the average Algeria weather like in a given month? 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.

Algeria weather

The weather for Algeria over the next 14 days will be 13°C till 23° 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 in Algiers.

5-day weather forecast Algeria

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Wednesday
7 december
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18°C
15°C
1.5 mm
6 m/s
Thursday
8 december
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22°C
15°C
0 mm
2 m/s
Friday
9 december
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23°C
18°C
0.8 mm
4 m/s
Saturday
10 december
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19°C
16°C
7.2 mm
9 m/s
Sunday
11 december
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16°C
14°C
5.6 mm
9 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Algeria


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Algeria?

Algeria lies in a straight line about 6,708 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → Algiers).

How long is the flight to Algeria?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Algeria is approximately 8 h. 10 min.

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What are the largest airports in Algeria?

These are the largest airports in Algeria:

  • Houari Boumediene Airport (ALG) in Algiers
  • Es Senia Airport (ORN) in Oran
  • Mohamed Boudiaf International Airport (CZL) in Constantine
  • Rabah Bitat Airport (AAE) in Annaba
  • Soummam Airport (BJA) in Bejaïa
  • Batna Airport (BLJ) in Batna
  • Ain Arnat Airport (QSF) in Sétif
  • Zenata – Messali El Hadj Airport (TLM) in Tlemcen
  • Biskra Airport (BSK) in Biskra
  • Ain el Beida Airport (OGX) in Ouargla

How many inhabitants does Algeria have?

Algeria has 41,697,498 inhabitants.

How big is Algeria?

The surface area of Algeria is 2,381,740 km². It is 3x bigger than Pakistan.

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 for payment.

Exchange rates on 7 December 2022

  • 1 Pakistani rupee = 0.80 Algerian dinar
  • 1 Algerian dinar = 1.24 Pakistani rupee
  • 100 Pakistani rupee = 80.42 Algerian dinar
  • 100 Algerian dinar = 124.35 Pakistani rupee

What is the area code of Algeria?

The area code to call Algeria is +213.