Algiers - Post Report Question and Answers

What is the overall climate: is it extremely hot or cold, wet or dry, at any time of year, for example?

Climate is very pleasant. - Dec 2021

Weather is the best thing about Algeria. - Oct 2021

The climate is wonderful. It is the Mediterranean, so it's mild. The winters tend to be between 50-70 degrees F and summer 70-90 F. Often there are heatwaves for a few weeks but it tends to be a shorter length of time. - Aug 2021

It's a lovely climate. That's the best part of this post. Algiers sits on a bay on the Mediterranean so it's that nice Med climate. Never too cold. July and August can be quite hot and there's usually a rainy month that we'd call winter. Cool Med breeze, hot African sun. - Apr 2021

Nice weather, never too cold, July/Aug can be hot. - Oct 2020

Overall climate is moderate and there seems to be a breeze much of the time. Most of the year is pleasant with extreme heat for a couple of months around the end of July to August. - Oct 2020

It gets pretty warm at the height of summer, but anyone who complains too much about the weather here is crazy, it's probably the nicest thing about the post. - Sep 2019

Mild Winter, great Spring and Fall and Summer can be hot and humid. - Mar 2019

Temperate; a beautiful sunny day in Algiers really does wonders for your mood and reminds you why the French wanted to stay. - Sep 2016

Weather is actually really great. It gets hot in the summer with little rain. Sometime winners can be rainy and gray. But you are getting 8-9 months of great weather. - Jun 2016

A couple of months during the summer can get into the 90s F but humidity is low. Winters are rainy and a little cold, but usually nothing below 40F. It's quite temperate here. - Mar 2014

Weather is good, a couple of hot weeks in the summer and few cold weeks in the winter - but there is a rainy season. - Oct 2013

The weather is nice -- mediterranean and moderate. Summer has maybe three really hot weeks per year. The rest of the time, it is not bad, certainly nicer than places in the Gulf. In the winter, the weather changes frequently. You will rarely have long stretches of cold or rainy days during winter. - Dec 2011

Temperatures range from 15-40C degrees and there is a lot of rain at times: Jan - Mar and October - December being the worst rainy months. It is quite muggy at times, humidity can be high in Algiers. - Sep 2008

Quite warm in summer. Winter can be mild or rainy and cold. - May 2008

Similar to Southern California. - Mar 2008

Northern California type weather. It's great! - Mar 2008

Great! The winters are cool and sometimes damp but spring and autumn are warm and beautiful. Summer can get hot but not unbearably so. - Feb 2008

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