Average Weather in December in Sidi Mérouane Algeria
Daily high temperatures decrease by 4°F, from 62°F to 58°F, rarely falling below 49°F or exceeding 70°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 3°F, from 45°F to 42°F, rarely falling below 36°F or exceeding 52°F.
For reference, on August 4, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Sidi Mérouane typically range from 70°F to 94°F, while on January 20, the coldest day of the year, they range from 41°F to 57°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in December
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on December. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in December
The month of December in Sidi Mérouane experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 47% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 49% on December 21.
The clearest day of the month is December 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 55% of the time.
For reference, on December 21, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 49%, while on July 23, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 93%.
Cloud Cover Categories in December
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Sidi Mérouane, the chance of a wet day over the course of December is gradually increasing, starting the month at 24% and ending it at 27%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 28% on February 7, and its lowest chance is 3% on July 15.
Probability of Precipitation in December
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during December in Sidi Mérouane is gradually increasing, starting the month at 2.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 5.2 inches or falls below 0.6 inches, and ending the month at 3.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.5 inches or falls below 0.6 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 3.0 inches on December 30.
Average Monthly Rainfall in December
Over the course of December in Sidi Mérouane, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is December 21, with 9 hours, 40 minutes of daylight and the longest day is December 1, with 9 hours, 52 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in December
The earliest sunrise of the month in Sidi Mérouane is 7:28 AM on December 1 and the latest sunrise is 19 minutes later at 7:46 AM on December 31.
The earliest sunset is 5:19 PM on December 6 and the latest sunset is 10 minutes later at 5:29 PM on December 31.
Daylight saving time is not observed in Sidi Mérouane during 2018.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:16 AM and sets 14 hours, 39 minutes later, at 7:56 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:43 AM and sets 9 hours, 40 minutes later, at 5:22 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in December
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Sidi Mérouane is essentially constant during December, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 24, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 16% of the time, while on November 12, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in December
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Sidi Mérouane is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.3 miles per hour of 8.6 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on December 28, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.9 miles per hour, while on August 27, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.7 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during December is 8.9 miles per hour on December 28.
Average Wind Speed in December
Wind Direction in December
Sidi Mérouane is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Sidi Mérouane is decreasing during December, falling by 4°F, from 65°F to 61°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in December
While it does not do so every year, freezing temperatures are seen in Sidi Mérouane over some winters. The day least likely to be in the growing season is January 16, with a 57% chance.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in December
The average accumulated growing degree days in Sidi Mérouane are gradually increasing during December, increasing by 97°F, from 5,015°F to 5,112°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in December
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Sidi Mérouane is essentially constant during December, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 2.4 kWh throughout.
The lowest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during December is 2.3 kWh on December 21.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in December
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Sidi Mérouane are 36.521 deg latitude, 6.261 deg longitude, and 997 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Sidi Mérouane contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,355 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 940 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (4,570 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (6,578 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Sidi Mérouane is covered by cropland (87%), within 10 miles by cropland (86%), and within 50 miles by cropland (54%) and water (19%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Sidi Mérouane year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Sidi Mérouane.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Sidi Mérouane according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Sidi Mérouane is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Sidi Mérouane and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Mohamed Boudiaf International Airport (34%, 42 kilometers, southeast); Jijel Ferhat Abbas Airport (36%, 46 kilometers, northwest); Skikda (19%, 77 kilometers, northeast); and Ain Arnat Airport (11%, 92 kilometers, southwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .