Climate of 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 averages for the whole year
- Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 14°C and 31°C
- Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 8°C and 23°C
- Rain: it rains 121 days and there is a total of approximately 370 mm rainfall
- Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3312 sun hours
|Maximum temperature:||between 14°C and 31°C|
|Warmest month:||31°C in August|
|Coldest month:||14°C in January|
|Night temperature:||between 8°C and 23°C|
|Dry days:||244 days|
|Days with rain:||121 days|
|Days with snow:||0 days|
|Total rain sum:||370 mm|
|Hours of sunshine:||3312 hours|
This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Algeria.
This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Algeria.
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Climate table of Algeria
In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Algeria. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Algeria might be like in a given month.
|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|
|Days with rain||16||14||14||13||9||5||3||3||8||10||15||11|
|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|
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.
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.
Climate of Algeria by month
What is the average climate in a given month for Algeria? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.
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Populaire bestemmingen in Algeria
- Souk Ahras
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Cities and towns in Algeria