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Algeria weather in May

Thinking about venturing to Algeria this May and curious about the weather conditions to expect? This page holds all the key information you seek, responding to your question:

What is the weather like in Algeria in May?

In May, Algeria experiences a range of weather conditions, with temperatures that range from warm to very warm and precipitation levels ranging from almost none to moderate.

The average highest temperatures fluctuate between warm in 'Aïn el Turk at 22°C to very warm in Illizi at 39°C. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 24°C in Illizi and 17°C in 'Aïn el Turk.

In May, precipitation varies across different areas. From almost no rainfall in Tindouf with an average of 0.7 mm to moderate rainfall in Batna with 53 mm. The city Alger usually sees around 300 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

To learn more about the conditions in specific areas of Algeria in May, check out the map below. For more details on the yearly weather, visit our Algeria climate page.

Where to go in Algeria in May

Find the average weather conditions in May for the most popular destinations in Algeria on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

Popular destinations in Algeria

What is the weather like in May for the 5 most popular destinations in Algeria?

Average weather in Alger

In May Alger generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Alger
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
21°C 
12°C 
228 hours 
67 mm 
9 days 
24°C 
15°C 
300 hours 
46 mm 
8 days 
June   >> June
>>  
28°C 
19°C 
300 hours 
8.3 mm 
3 days 
Climate in Alger

Average weather in Algiers

In May Algiers generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 24°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 15°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Algiers
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
21°C 
12°C 
228 hours 
68 mm 
9 days 
24°C 
15°C 
300 hours 
48 mm 
8 days 
June   >> June
>>  
28°C 
19°C 
300 hours 
9.1 mm 
3 days 
Climate in Algiers

Average weather in Ain Sefra

In May Ain Sefra generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 14°C and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Ain Sefra
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
23°C 
9°C 
299 hours 
19 mm 
4 days 
28°C 
14°C 
336 hours 
12 mm 
4 days 
June   >> June
>>  
33°C 
19°C 
349 hours 
8.4 mm 
3 days 
Climate in Ain Sefra

Average weather in Batna

In May Batna generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 25°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 11°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Batna
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
19°C 
6°C 
55 mm 
8 days 
25°C 
11°C 
53 mm 
7 days 
June   >> June
>>  
30°C 
16°C 
26 mm 
5 days 
Climate in Batna

Average weather in Bechiar

In May Bechiar generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C and almost no monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Bechiar
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
28°C 
15°C 
316 hours 
5.6 mm 
3 days 
33°C 
20°C 
348 hours 
4.1 mm 
3 days 
June   >> June
>>  
38°C 
24°C 
348 hours 
2.7 mm 
2 days 
Climate in Bechiar

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Algeria.

Is May the best time to visit Algeria?

We believe that May is one of the best times to visit Algeria with overall perfect weather in Alger.

On average, the best time to visit Algeria is in April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November with generally perfect weather in Alger. In contrast, January and February tend to have tolerable weather conditions.

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