Map of Biskra in Algeria

Biskra Climate

Biskra is a city within Algeria (but not the capital city).

Best time to visit Biskra

The best time to visit Biskra will be when the average temperatures are at a comfortable level (between 20°C / 68.0°F and 30°C / 86.0°F on average) which is during months April, May, September and October. However, there are other good times to visit Biskra, but it will be little hotter (for Biskra this is between 30°C / 86.0°F and 40°C / 104.0°F on average). These are during months June, July and August. You might also consider visiting Biskra during January, February, March, November and December when the average temperatures are a little cooler.


The hottest time of year in Biskra is in July when it is 33.8°C / 92.8°F on average, but could get up to 40.2°C / 104.4°F maximum. On the other hand, the coldest time of year in Biskra is in January when it is 11.8°C / 53.2°F on average, but could get down to 6.9°C / 53.2°F minimum.

  • Freezing months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F and below)
  • Cold months: 0 (0°C / 32.0°F to 10°C / 50.0°F)
  • Cool months: 5 (10°C / 50.0°F to 20°C / 68.0°F)
  • Warm months: 4 (20°C / 68.0°F to 30°C / 86.0°F)
  • Hot months: 3 (30°C / 86.0°F to 40°C / 104.0°F)
  • Boiling months: 0 (40°C / 104.0°F and above)

Biskra Climate Chart

Below are the climate charts for Biskra which resides in Algeria.

Temperature tables

The first table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Celsius. The cells that are BLUE show the coldest months and the cells that are PINK show the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °C11.813.851720.3525.3530.6533.833.4528.7523.116.8512.8
Max Temperature in °C16.719.122.626.131.33740.239.634.328.321.617.5
Min Temperature in °C6.98.611.414.619.424.327.427.323.217.912.18.1

This second table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Fahrenheit. Cells in BLUE are the coldest months and cells in PINK are the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °F53.256.962.668.677.687.292.892.283.873.662.355.0
Max Temperature in °F62.166.472.779.088.398.6104.4103.393.782.970.963.5
Min Temperature in °F44.447.552.558.366.975.781.381.173.864.253.846.6

Rainfall figures

This table is for the amount of rainfall (both in millimetres and inches) and number of rainy days in Biskra throughout the year.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Total rainfall in MM17.410.213.613.111.15.11.75.710.411.320.19.1
Total rainfall in Inches0.70.40.50.50.40.20.10.20.40.40.80.4
Total number of rainy days3.73.23.53.32.82.30.61.63.23.83.83.7
Chances of rain11.9%11.4%11.3%11.0%9.0%7.7%1.9%5.2%10.7%12.3%12.7%11.9%

Biskra Climate Graph

Below is a climate graph for Biskra, Algeria. It shows the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Celsius and also the average total rainfall in millimetres for each month.

Below is a climate graph for Biskra, Algeria with the average temperatures throughout the year in Fahrenheit and also the average total rainfall in inches for each month.