Average Weather in Chelghoum el Aïd Algeria
In Chelghoum el Aïd, the summers are short, hot, dry, and mostly clear and the winters are long, cold, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 35°F to 93°F and is rarely below 29°F or above 101°F.
Based on the beach/pool score, the best time of year to visit Chelghoum el Aïd for hot-weather activities is from late June to late August.
The hot season lasts for 2.9 months, from June 14 to September 10, with an average daily high temperature above 84°F. The hottest day of the year is August 4, with an average high of 93°F and low of 66°F.
The cool season lasts for 4.0 months, from November 19 to March 19, with an average daily high temperature below 60°F. The coldest day of the year is January 19, with an average low of 35°F and high of 52°F.
Average High and Low Temperature
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
In Chelghoum el Aïd, 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 in Chelghoum el Aïd begins around June 13 and lasts for 2.8 months, ending around September 8. On July 24, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 93% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 7% of the time.
The cloudier part of the year begins around September 8 and lasts for 9.2 months, ending around June 13. On December 21, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 48% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 52% of the time.
Cloud Cover Categories
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Chelghoum el Aïd varies throughout the year.
The wetter season lasts 9.3 months, from August 30 to June 9, with a greater than 15% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 25% on February 7.
The drier season lasts 2.6 months, from June 9 to August 30. The smallest chance of a wet day is 5% on July 15.
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 25% on March 20.
Daily Chance of Precipitation
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. Chelghoum el Aïd experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.
The rainy period of the year lasts for 10 months, from August 14 to June 27, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around December 30, with an average total accumulation of 2.4 inches.
The rainless period of the year lasts for 1.6 months, from June 27 to August 14. The least rain falls around July 24, with an average total accumulation of 0.3 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall
The length of the day in Chelghoum el Aïd varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2018, the shortest day is December 21, with 9 hours, 42 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 14 hours, 37 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight
The earliest sunrise is at 5:17 AM on June 13, and the latest sunrise is 2 hours, 29 minutes later at 7:46 AM on January 6. The earliest sunset is at 5:20 PM on December 6, and the latest sunset is 2 hours, 36 minutes later at 7:56 PM on June 29.
Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in Chelghoum el Aïd during 2018.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight
The perceived humidity level in Chelghoum el Aïd, as measured by the percentage of time in which the humidity comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable, does not vary significantly over the course of the year, staying within 1% of 1% throughout.
Humidity Comfort Levels
The average hourly wind speed in Chelghoum el Aïd experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The windier part of the year lasts for 5.9 months, from October 31 to April 27, with average wind speeds of more than 7.8 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is December 28, with an average hourly wind speed of 8.9 miles per hour.
The calmer time of year lasts for 6.1 months, from April 27 to October 31. The calmest day of the year is August 27, with an average hourly wind speed of 6.8 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed
The predominant average hourly wind direction in Chelghoum el Aïd varies throughout the year.
The wind is most often from the north for 6.4 months, from March 15 to September 26, with a peak percentage of 39% on July 22. The wind is most often from the south for 1.3 months, from September 26 to November 4, with a peak percentage of 35% on October 14. The wind is most often from the west for 4.4 months, from November 4 to March 15, with a peak percentage of 40% on January 1.
Chelghoum el Aïd 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 3.0 months, from July 7 to October 7, with an average temperature above 74°F. The day of the year with the warmest water is August 15, with an average temperature of 78°F.
The time of year with cooler water lasts for 4.5 months, from December 15 to April 30, with an average temperature below 63°F. The day of the year with the coolest water is February 23, with an average temperature of 59°F.
Average Water Temperature
Best Time of Year to Visit
To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Chelghoum el Aïd 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 Chelghoum el Aïd for general outdoor tourist activities are from mid May to early August and from early August to mid October, with a peak score in the third week of September.
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 Chelghoum el Aïd for hot-weather activities is from late June to late August, with a peak score in the first week of August.
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.
The growing season in Chelghoum el Aïd typically lasts for 8.8 months (268 days), from around March 19 to around December 12, rarely starting before February 20 or after April 12, and rarely ending before November 19 or after January 2.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season
Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Chelghoum el Aïd should appear around March 8, only rarely appearing before February 20 or after March 24.
Growing Degree Days
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 8 to August 20, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.8 kWh. The brightest day of the year is July 11, with an average of 7.9 kWh.
The darker period of the year lasts for 3.3 months, from November 1 to February 10, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 3.5 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 21, with an average of 2.5 kWh.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Chelghoum el Aïd are 36.163 deg latitude, 6.167 deg longitude, and 2,539 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Chelghoum el Aïd contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 167 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,516 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,621 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (7,064 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Chelghoum el Aïd is covered by cropland (64%) and artificial surfaces (22%), within 10 miles by cropland (76%), and within 50 miles by cropland (62%) and sparse vegetation (11%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Chelghoum el Aïd, 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 Chelghoum el Aïd.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Chelghoum el Aïd 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 Chelghoum el Aïd is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Chelghoum el Aïd and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Mohamed Boudiaf International Airport (40%, 43 kilometers, east); Mostépha Ben Boulaid Airport (34%, 48 kilometers, south); Jijel Ferhat Abbas Airport (10%, 75 kilometers, north); and Ain Arnat Airport (16%, 76 kilometers, west).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .