December weather forecast and climate
Algiers, Algeria

Cloudy skies above Seaside Boulevard in Algiers, Algeria
Cloudy skies above Seaside Boulevard in Algiers, Algeria
The first month of the winter, December, is still a comfortable month in Algiers, Algeria, with average temperature fluctuating between 7.5°C (45.5°F) and 17.8°C (64°F).

Temperature

In Algiers, the average high-temperature marginally drops, from an agreeable 21°C (69.8°F) in November, to a comfortable 17.8°C (64°F). The average low-temperature, in Algiers, is 7.5°C (45.5°F).

Humidity

In December, the average relative humidity is 81%.

Rainfall

In December, in Algiers, Algeria, the rain falls for 11 days. Throughout December, 80.7mm (3.18") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 90 rainfall days, and 517.9mm (20.39") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Algiers, the average seawater temperature in December is 16.8°C (62.2°F).
Note: For most, swimming in 16.8°C (62.2°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

Daylight

With an average of 9.7h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine is December, with an average of 4.4h of sunshine.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in December interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in December in Algiers?

In December, the average high-temperature is 17.8°C (64°F), and the average low-temperature is 7.5°C (45.5°F).

What is the average humidity in December in Algiers?

In Algiers, the average relative humidity in December is 81%.

How many days does it rain in December in Algiers?

In Algiers, Algeria, in December, it is raining for 11 days, with typically 80.7mm (3.18") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in December in Algiers?

In Algiers, Algeria, the average seawater temperature in December is 16.8°C (62.2°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 16.8°C (62.2°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the month with the shortest days in Algiers?

With an average of 9.7h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Algiers, Algeria.

What is the average length of the day in December in Algiers?

In Algiers, the average length of the day in December is 9.7h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Algiers?

December has the least sunshine of the year in Algiers, with an average of 4.4h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Algiers have in December?

In Algiers, Algeria, the average sunshine in December is 4.4h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Algiers?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Algiers.

What is the UV index reading in December in Algiers?

The average daily maximum UV index in December in Algiers, Algeria, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in December - Algiers, Algeria
  • Average high temperature in December: 17.8°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 December: 7.5°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 December - Algiers, Algeria
  • Average humidity in December: 81%

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

Average rainfall in December - Algiers, Algeria
  • Average rainfall in December: 80.7mm

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 December - Algiers, Algeria
  • Average rainfall days in December: 11 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 December - Algiers, Algeria
  • Average sea temperature in December: 16.8°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 December / Average sunshine in December - Algiers, Algeria
  • Average daylight in December: 9.7h

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 December: 4.4h

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 December - Algiers, Algeria
  • Average UV index in December: 2

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).