Algeria is one of the largest countries on the African continent and has to deal with fairly large differences in climate. Algeria is is known for its Sahara desert, oases and the Atlas Mountains. The country consists for around 85% of desert.
It has a long coastline and the coastal areas have a mild Mediterranean climate with hot summers and cool and rainy winters. In the highlands summers are hot and dry. Winter rains are less heavy then at the coast in the highlands and begin in October. In the months January, February and March there are many sandstorms.
April, May and September are in general the best months to travel to Algeria. In these months it is very dry, there are no sand storms and you will experience pleasant temperatures.
Interested in more detailed Weather and Climate information?
Please select the city below you wish to travel to, or the one closest to your destination. Each selected city will show you the following graphs:
1. Average minimum and maximum temperatures over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow etc)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year
On certain pages we also offer other historical weather data like humidity, wind speed and water temperature.