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Climate and Average Weather Year Round at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport Algeria

At Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport, the summers are hot, muggy, dry, and mostly clear and the winters are long, cold, windy, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 42°F to 89°F and is rarely below 35°F or above 96°F.

Based on the beach/pool score, the best time of year to visit Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport for hot-weather activities is from mid June to early September.

Climate at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport

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Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport weather by month. Click on each chart for more information.

Average Temperature at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport

The hot season lasts for 3.0 months, from June 22 to September 21, with an average daily high temperature above 84°F. The hottest day of the year is August 12, with an average high of 89°F and low of 69°F.

The cool season lasts for 4.0 months, from November 24 to March 23, with an average daily high temperature below 67°F. The coldest day of the year is January 19, with an average low of 42°F and high of 62°F.

Average High and Low Temperature at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport

Average High and Low Temperature at Algiers Houari Boumediene AirporthotcoolcoolJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°FJan 1962°FJan 1962°FAug 1289°FAug 1289°F42°F42°F69°F69°FJun 2284°FJun 2284°FSep 2184°FSep 2184°FNov 2467°FNov 2467°FMar 2367°FMar 2367°F63°F63°F64°F64°F49°F49°F46°F46°FNowNow
The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport

Average Hourly Temperature at Algiers Houari Boumediene AirportJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowcoldcoldcoldcoldcoolcoolcomfortablewarmhot
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

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Clouds

At Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport begins around June 14 and lasts for 2.7 months, ending around September 4. On July 23, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 92% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 8% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around September 4 and lasts for 9.3 months, ending around June 14. On October 31, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 44% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 56% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport

Cloud Cover Categories at Algiers Houari Boumediene AirportclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Jul 2392%Jul 2392%Oct 3156%Oct 3156%Jun 1474%Jun 1474%Sep 474%Sep 474%NowNowclearmostly clearpartly cloudymostly cloudyovercast
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.

Precipitation

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport varies throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 7.9 months, from September 21 to May 17, with a greater than 15% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 29% on November 19.

The drier season lasts 4.1 months, from May 17 to September 21. The smallest chance of a wet day is 2% on July 18.

Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 29% on November 19.

Daily Chance of Precipitation at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport

Daily Chance of Precipitation at Algiers Houari Boumediene AirportwetwetdryJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Nov 1929%Nov 1929%Jul 182%Jul 182%Jan 126%Jan 126%Sep 2115%Sep 2115%May 1715%May 1715%NowNowrain
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).

Rainfall

To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

The rainy period of the year lasts for 9.3 months, from August 30 to June 10, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around December 3, with an average total accumulation of 2.7 inches.

The rainless period of the year lasts for 2.6 months, from June 10 to August 30. The least rain falls around July 21, with an average total accumulation of 0.1 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport

Average Monthly Rainfall at Algiers Houari Boumediene AirportrainrainJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 in0 in1 in1 in2 in2 in3 in3 in4 in4 in5 in5 in6 in6 inDec 32.7 inDec 32.7 inJul 210.1 inJul 210.1 inApr 231.6 inApr 231.6 inAug 300.5 inAug 300.5 inJun 100.5 inJun 100.5 inNowNow
The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average liquid-equivalent snowfall.

Sun

The length of the day at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2021, the shortest day is December 21, with 9 hours, 39 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 14 hours, 41 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport

Hours of Daylight and Twilight at Algiers Houari Boumediene AirportJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hr12 hr, 6 minMar 2012 hr, 6 minMar 2014 hr, 41 minJun 2114 hr, 41 minJun 2112 hr, 9 minSep 2212 hr, 9 minSep 229 hr, 39 minDec 219 hr, 39 minDec 21nightnightdayNowNow
The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

The earliest sunrise is at 5:27 AM on June 13, and the latest sunrise is 2 hours, 32 minutes later at 8:00 AM on January 7. The earliest sunset is at 5:30 PM on December 5, and the latest sunset is 2 hours, 39 minutes later at 8:10 PM on June 28.

Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport during 2021.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight at Algiers Houari Boumediene AirportJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJun 135:27 AMJun 135:27 AM8:10 PMJun 288:10 PMJun 28Dec 55:30 PMDec 55:30 PM8:00 AMJan 78:00 AMJan 7daynightnightnightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunsetNowNow
The solar day over the course of the year 2021. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray.

Moon

The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases.

Moon Rise, Set & Phases at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport

The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Humidity

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport experiences extreme seasonal variation in the perceived humidity.

The muggier period of the year lasts for 4.0 months, from June 9 to October 9, during which time the comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable at least 17% of the time. The muggiest day of the year is August 9, with muggy conditions 67% of the time.

The least muggy day of the year is January 25, when muggy conditions are essentially unheard of.

Humidity Comfort Levels at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport

Humidity Comfort Levels at Algiers Houari Boumediene AirportmuggyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Jan 250%Jan 250%Aug 967%Aug 967%Jun 917%Jun 917%Oct 917%Oct 917%NowNowoppressiveoppressivemuggymuggydrydryhumidhumidcomfortablecomfortablemiserablemiserable
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point.

Wind

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 5.6 months, from October 30 to April 16, with average wind speeds of more than 8.8 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is December 24, with an average hourly wind speed of 10.1 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 6.4 months, from April 16 to October 30. The calmest day of the year is August 12, with an average hourly wind speed of 7.6 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport

Average Wind Speed at Algiers Houari Boumediene AirportwindywindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph2 mph2 mph4 mph4 mph6 mph6 mph8 mph8 mph10 mph10 mph12 mph12 mph14 mph14 mph16 mph16 mphDec 2410.1 mphDec 2410.1 mphAug 127.6 mphAug 127.6 mphOct 308.8 mphOct 308.8 mphApr 168.8 mphApr 168.8 mphNowNow
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

The predominant average hourly wind direction at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the east for 4.5 months, from May 13 to September 29, with a peak percentage of 45% on July 19. The wind is most often from the west for 7.5 months, from September 29 to May 13, with a peak percentage of 43% on January 1.

Wind Direction at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport

Wind Direction at Algiers Houari Boumediene AirportWEWJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%NowNowwestsoutheastnorth
northeastsouthwest
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions, excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1.0 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Water Temperature

Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport 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 water temperature experiences some seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The time of year with warmer water lasts for 2.8 months, from July 11 to October 3, with an average temperature above 73°F. The day of the year with the warmest water is August 20, with an average temperature of 77°F.

The time of year with cooler water lasts for 4.7 months, from December 10 to April 30, with an average temperature below 62°F. The day of the year with the coolest water is February 23, with an average temperature of 59°F.

Average Water Temperature at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport

Average Water Temperature at Algiers Houari Boumediene AirportwarmcoolcoolJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec55°F55°F60°F60°F65°F65°F70°F70°F75°F75°F80°F80°FAug 2077°FAug 2077°F59°FFeb 2359°FFeb 23Jul 1173°FJul 1173°FOct 373°FOct 373°FDec 1062°FDec 1062°FApr 3062°FApr 3062°FNowNow
The daily average water temperature (purple line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Best Time of Year to Visit

To characterize how pleasant the weather is at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.

The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best times of year to visit Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport for general outdoor tourist activities are from early May to early July and from late September to late October, with a peak score in the second week of June.

Tourism Score at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport

Tourism Score at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airportbest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810107.77.73.63.67.17.15.75.7NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature tourism score
The tourism score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport for hot-weather activities is from mid June to early September, with a peak score in the second week of July.

Beach/Pool Score at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport

Beach/Pool Score at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airportbest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810108.78.70.20.2NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature beach/pool score
The beach/pool score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

Methodology

For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.

Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.

Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.

Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.

Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.

Growing Season

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

While it does not do so every year, freezing temperatures are seen at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport over some winters. The day least likely to be in the growing season is January 12, with a 80% chance.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airportgrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%90%Feb 1790%Feb 1790%Dec 2290%Dec 2280%Jan 1480%Jan 14Jul 22100%Jul 22100%NowNowvery coldcoldcoolcomfortablewarmhot
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport should appear around January 22, only rarely appearing before January 14 or after February 2.

Growing Degree Days at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport

Growing Degree Days at Algiers Houari Boumediene AirportJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F1,000°F1,000°F2,000°F2,000°F3,000°F3,000°F4,000°F4,000°F5,000°F5,000°FJan 2290°FJan 2290°FMay 9900°FMay 9900°FJun 251,800°FJun 251,800°FDec 315,375°FDec 315,375°FNowNow
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Solar Energy

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences extreme seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The brighter period of the year lasts for 3.4 months, from May 7 to August 19, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.7 kWh. The brightest day of the year is June 29, with an average of 7.8 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 3.4 months, from October 31 to February 11, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 3.4 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 18, with an average of 2.3 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy at Algiers Houari Boumediene AirportbrightdarkdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWh9 kWh9 kWhJun 297.8 kWhJun 297.8 kWhDec 182.3 kWhDec 182.3 kWhMay 76.7 kWhMay 76.7 kWhAug 196.7 kWhAug 196.7 kWhOct 313.4 kWhOct 313.4 kWhFeb 113.4 kWhFeb 113.4 kWhNowNow
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Topography

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport are 36.699 deg latitude, 3.207 deg longitude, and 79 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 89 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 57 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (2,674 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (7,041 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport is covered by artificial surfaces (71%) and cropland (26%), within 10 miles by cropland (36%) and artificial surfaces (30%), and within 50 miles by water (45%) and cropland (31%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport, 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

Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport has a weather station that reported reliably enough during the analysis period that we have included it in our network. When available, historical temperature and dew point measurements are taken directly from this weather station. These records are obtained from NOAA's Integrated Surface Hourly data set, falling back on ICAO METAR records as required.

In the case of missing or erroneous measurements from this station, we fall back on records from nearby stations, adjusted according to typical seasonal and diurnal intra-station differences. For a given day of the year and hour of the day, the fallback station is selected to minimize the prediction error over the years for which there are measurements for both stations.

The stations on which we may fall back are Bejaia Airport, Chlef International Airport, and Ain Arnat Airport.

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.

Disclaimer

The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. Weather data is prone to errors, outages, and other defects. We assume no responsibility for any decisions made on the basis of the content presented on this site.

We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.

We further caution that our travel scores are only as good as the data that underpin them, that weather conditions at any given location and time are unpredictable and variable, and that the definition of the scores reflects a particular set of preferences that may not agree with those of any particular reader.