Country Overview For Algeria
The climate in Algeria is typically arid to semiarid; mild, wet winters with hot, dry summers along coast; drier with cold winters and hot summers on high plateau; sirocco is a hot, dust/sand-laden wind especially common in summer. The terrain: mostly high plateau and desert; some mountains; narrow, discontinuous coastal plain. For Algiers in January the daily average maximum temperatures is 17°C with the average minimum 5°C, while in June the average maximum is 29°C with a minimum of 16°C. The wettest month for Algiers is November with an average of 92.5mm of precipitation falling while the driest month is July with 4.7mm falling.
HISTORICAL MONTHLY AVERAGES FOR OCTOBER
The information presented below gives detailed historical monthly average weather conditions along with exceptional weather occurrences. To maintain relevance to current weather trends the displayed information has been calculated using data collected over the past two decades. The climate profile is taken from closest available data source to Tizi-Ouzou.
Throughout the month of October daytime temperatures will generally reach highs of around 26°C that's about 78°F. At night the average minimum temperature drops down to around 14°C, that's 58°F.
In recent times the highest recorded temperature in October has been 39°C that's 103°F, with the lowest recorded temperature 7°C, about 44°F.
The average daily relative humidity for October is around 73%.
The Heat Index is a measure of how hot it feels when relative humidity is added to actual air temperature. From this a comfort level is calculated providing categories on how heat conditions might adversely affect someone.
Comfort Levels: Given average maximum temperatures and humidity levels generally you should not anticipate any discomfort from heat (see heat index for more information).
The average monthly amount of precipitation has been recorded at around 57 mm, that's 2 inches. Throughout the month you can expect to see rain or drizzle falling on 9 days of the month.
The average daily wind speed in October has been around 8 km/h, that’s the equivalent to about 5 mph, or 4 knots. In recent years the maximum sustained wind speed has reached 70 km/h, that’s the equivalent of around 44 mph, or 38 knots.
On average the month of October is affected by foggy conditions on 2 days.
YEARLY TRENDS: WEATHER AVERAGES & EXTREMES
The following charts show yearly weather trends with information on monthly weather averages and extremes.
The chart below plots the average high and low temperature for each month of the year. It also shows the maximum and minimum recorded temperatures.
The chart below plots the average monthly precipitation amount.
The chart below plots the average number of days in any month that you can expect to see rain falling.
The chart below plots the average daily wind speed you can expect for any month. It also shows the maximum recorded sustained wind speed for each month.