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Chlef Climate & Temperature

  • Chlef, Algeria is at 3613'N, 120'E, 144 m (472 ft). See map.
  • Chlef has a hot mediterranean/ dry-summer subtropical climate (Kppen-Geiger classification: Csa) that is mild with moderate seasonality. Summers are dry and hot due to the domination of subtropical high pressure systems while winters experience moderate temperatures and changeable, rainy weather due to the polar front. These climates usually occur on the western sides of continents between the latitudes of 30 and 45. Vegetation is adapted to the dry summers and is fragrant and oily making it susceptible to fire. The typical Mediterranean climate average monthly temperatures in excess of 22.0 C (71.6 F) in its warmest month and an average in the coldest month between 18 to -3 C (64 to 27 F) with at least four months above 10 C (50 F). Seasonality is moderate (Kppen-Geiger classification: Csa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Chlef is situated in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 18.8 degrees Celsius (65.8 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.4 °C (33.1°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype semicontinental. Chlef Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 409.3 mm (16.1 inches) which is equivalent to 409.3 Litres/m (10.04 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Chlef you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Katoa, Whakaangiangi, New Zealand (Warm temperate thorn steppe biome).

Chlef Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 11 (51) 12 (53) 13 (56) 16 (61) 20 (68) 25 (77) 29 (84) 29 (84) 26 (78) 20 (69) 15 (59) 11 (52) 19 (66)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 43 (2) 57 (2) 39 (2) 40 (2) 34 (1) 11 (0) 2 (0) 6 (0) 12 (0) 51 (2) 53 (2) 62 (2) 409 (16)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 59' 10h 48' 11h 54' 13h 05' 14h 04' 14h 34' 14h 21' 13h 30' 12h 22' 11h 11' 10h 12' 9h 44' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 33.9 43.2 54.1 65.7 74 77.2 74.2 65.8 54.4 42.9 33.8 30.4 54.1

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