Algiers
Algeria
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Algiers, Algeria

Cloudy skies above Seaside Boulevard in Algiers, Algeria
Cloudy skies above Seaside Boulevard in Algiers, Algeria
May, the last month of the spring, in Algiers, is a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 12.7°C (54.9°F) and an average high of 24.4°C (75.9°F).

Temperature

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

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May is 75%.

Rainfall

In Algiers, it is raining for 8 days, with typically 33.6mm (1.3") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 90 rainfall days, and 517.9mm (20.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Algiers, the average water temperature is 18.8°C (65.8°F). 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

In May, the average length of the day is 14.1h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Algiers is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
The average daily UV index of 8 transform into the following instructions:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Algiers?

In Algiers, Algeria, 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, Algeria, is 75%.

How many days does it rain in May in Algiers?

In Algiers, during May, the rain falls for 8 days and regularly aggregates up to 33.6mm (1.3") of precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in May in Algiers?

In Algiers, in May, the average water temperature 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?

In May, the average length of the day in Algiers, Algeria, is 14.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Algiers have in May?

The average sunshine in May is 10.3h.

How high is the UV index in May in Algiers?

In Algiers, Algeria, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).

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%).

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 lowest rainfall) is July (3mm).

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

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

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).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Algiers, Algeria
  • Average daylight in May: 14.1h

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

  • Average sunshine in May: 10.3h

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

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

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).