May weather forecast
Algiers, Algeria

Cloudy skies above Seaside Boulevard in Algiers, Algeria
Cloudy skies above Seaside Boulevard in Algiers, Algeria

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a moderately hot month in Algiers, Algeria, with an average temperature varying between 24.4°C (75.9°F) and 12.7°C (54.9°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature marginally rises from a pleasant 21.3°C (70.3°F) in April to a moderately hot 24.4°C (75.9°F). In Algiers, in May, the average low-temperature is 12.7°C (54.9°F).

Humidity

In Algiers, the average relative humidity in May is 75%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 8 days. Throughout May, 34mm (1.34") of precipitation is accumulated. In Algiers, during the entire year, the rain falls for 90 days and collects up to 518mm (20.39") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Algiers, the average seawater temperature in May is 18.8°C (65.8°F).
Note: Swimming in 18.8°C (65.8°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 14h and 8min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:53 and sunset at 19:36. On the last day of May, sunrise is at 05:30 and sunset at 20:00 CET.

Sunshine

In Algiers, Algeria, the average sunshine in May is 10.3h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 8 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Algiers?

In Algiers, in May, the average high-temperature is 24.4°C (75.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 12.7°C (54.9°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Algiers?

The average relative humidity in May in Algiers is 75%.

How many days does it rain in May in Algiers?

In May, in Algiers, Algeria, the rain falls for 8 days. Throughout May, 34mm (1.34") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Algiers?

In Algiers, Algeria, the average seawater temperature in May is 18.8°C (65.8°F). For most, swimming in 18.8°C (65.8°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).

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

The average day length in May is 14h and 8min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in May in Algiers?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:53 and sunset at 19:36. On the last day of the month, in Algiers, Algeria, sunrise is at 05:30 and sunset at 20:00 CET.

How many hours of sunshine does Algiers have in May?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Algiers is 10.3h.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Algiers?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 8. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in May
Algiers, Algeria

Average temperature in May - Algiers, Algeria
  • Average high temperature in May: 24.4°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 May: 12.7°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).

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Average humidity in May
Algiers, Algeria

Average humidity in May - Algiers, Algeria
  • Average humidity in May: 75%

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

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Average rainfall in May
Algiers, Algeria

Average rainfall in May - Algiers, Algeria
  • Average rainfall in May: 33.6mm

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

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Average rainfall days in May
Algiers, Algeria

Average rainfall days in May - Algiers, Algeria
  • Average rainfall days in May: 8 days

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

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Average sea temperature in May
Algiers, Algeria

Average sea temperature in May - Algiers, Algeria
  • Average sea temperature in May: 18.8°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).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Algiers, Algeria

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Algiers, Algeria
  • Average daylight in May: 14h and 8min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 38min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 42min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 10h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h and 24min).

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Average UV index in May
Algiers, Algeria

Average UV index in May - Algiers, Algeria
  • Average UV index in May: 8

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

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