August weather forecast and climate
Algiers, Algeria

Cloudy skies above Seaside Boulevard in Algiers, Algeria
Cloudy skies above Seaside Boulevard in Algiers, Algeria
The last month of the summer, August, is another tropical month in Algiers, Algeria, with average temperature ranging between min 20°C (68°F) and max 32.3°C (90.1°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 25.3°C (77.5°F) and only 2 rainfall days, with 7.5mm (0.3") of accumulated rainfall, makes August the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

August is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 32.3°C (90.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 20°C (68°F).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at a scorching 41.7°C (107.1°F). Be wary - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are highly anticipated. With continued activity, heatstroke is very likely.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, clothing), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
The human body cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 71%, August is the least humid month in Algiers.

Rainfall

In Algiers, during August, the rain falls for 2 days and regularly aggregates up to 7.5mm (0.3") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 90 rainfall days, and 517.9mm (20.39") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

August is the month with the warmest seawater, with an average sea temperature of 25.3°C (77.5°F).
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Algiers is 13.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Algiers is 10.3h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 9 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the warmest month in Algiers?

August is the warmest month in Algiers, Algeria, with an average high-temperature of 32.3°C (90.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 20°C (68°F).

What is the temperature in August in Algiers?

In August, in Algiers, Algeria, the average high-temperature is 32.3°C (90.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 20°C (68°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is evaluated at 41.7°C (107.1°F).

What is the least humid month in Algiers?

With an average relative humidity of 71%, August is the least humid month.

What is the average humidity in August in Algiers?

In August, the average relative humidity in Algiers is 71%.

How much does it rain in Algiers in August?

In Algiers, Algeria, in August, during 2 rainfall days, 7.5mm (0.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What month is the sea warmest in Algiers?

With an average sea temperature of 25.3°C (77.5°F), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Algiers, Algeria.

What is the sea water temperature in August in Algiers?

In Algiers, Algeria, in August, the average water temperature is 25.3°C (77.5°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Algiers have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Algiers is 13.5h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Algiers?

In August, the average sunshine in Algiers is 10.3h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Algiers?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Algiers, Algeria, is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Algiers, Algeria
  • Average high temperature in August: 32.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (32.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 20°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (20°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (5.8°C).

Average humidity in August - Algiers, Algeria
  • Average humidity in August: 71%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (71%).

Average rainfall in August - Algiers, Algeria
  • Average rainfall in August: 7.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (85.7mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (3mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Algiers, Algeria
  • Average rainfall days in August: 2 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, March and December (11 days).
Months with the least rainy days are July and August (2 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Algiers, Algeria
  • Average sea temperature in August: 25.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (25.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (14.8°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Algiers, Algeria
  • Average daylight in August: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.3h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.4h).

Average UV index in August - Algiers, Algeria
  • Average UV index in August: 9

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).