This report describes the typical weather at the Tébessa Airport (Tébessa, Algeria) weather station over the course of an average March 24. It is based on the historical records from 1992 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.
Tébessa has a cold semi-arid steppe climate. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by forests (37%), croplands (36%), and grasslands (26%).
The temperature typically varies from 44°F to 63°F and is rarely below 36°F or above 74°F.
The coolest hours of the day are from 2am to 9am with the coldest at 7am, at which time the temperature is below 48°F three days out of four.
The warmest hours of the day are from noon to 7pm with the hottest at 4pm, at which time the temperature is above 57°F three days out of four.
The day has gained half its heat by 10am and lost it again by 9pm.
On March 24 the Sun rises at 6:25am and sets at 6:42pm.
Solar noon is at 12:33pm.
For reference, on the longest day of the year the Sun rises at 5:12am and sets at 7:46pm, while on the shortest day of the year it rises at 7:33am and sets at 5:18pm.
Astronomical twilight begins and ends 85 minutes before sunrise and after sunset at 4:59am and 8:08pm, respectively.
Nautical twilight begins and ends 55 minutes before sunrise and after sunset at 5:29am and 7:38pm, respectively.
Civil twilight begins and ends 25 minutes before sunrise and after sunset at 5:59am and 7:08pm, respectively.
Solar twilight begins and ends 33 minutes after sunrise and before sunset at 6:59am and 6:08pm, respectively.
The median cloud cover ranges from 51% (partly cloudy) to 65% (partly cloudy).
At 3am, the clearest time of the day, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 57% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 23% of the time.
At 4pm, the cloudiest time of the day, the sky is overcast, mostly cloudy, or partly cloudy 66% of the time, and clear or mostly clear 21% of the time.
The sky is typically clearing in earnest by 10pm.
The clouds have typically started forming in earnest by 10am.
There is a 25% chance that precipitation will be observed at some point during the day.
When precipitation does occur it is most often in the form of moderate rain (47% of days with precipitation have at worst moderate rain), thunderstorms (26%), and slight rain (20%).
Precipitation is most likely around 6pm and least likely around 4am.
Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at this location on March 24 or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.
The relative humidity typically ranges from 46% (comfortable) to 80% (humid), rarely dropping below 24% (dry), or exceeding 94% (very humid).
The air is driest at 3pm, at which time the relative humidity is less than 58% (mildly humid) three days out of four; it is most humid at 5am, exceeding 73% (humid) three days out of four.
The dew point ranges from 37°F to 40°F with an average of 39°F.
For reference, comfortable indoor conditions should have a relative humidity between 30% and 50% with a dew point of less than 65°F.
Sustained wind speeds typically vary from 4 mph to 13 mph (light breeze to moderate breeze) over the course of the day.
The peak sustained wind speed typically occurs around 4pm and is rarely outside the range 4 mph to 21 mph (light breeze to fresh breeze).
The wind is most calm around 6am, rarely exceeding 11 mph (gentle breeze).
The wind is most often out of the north west (20% of the time) and west (12% of the time). The wind is least often out of the north east (2% of the time) and south west (4% of the time).