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Tamanrasset Climate & Temperature

  • Tamanrasset, Algeria is at 22°48'N, 5°26'E, 1364 m (4475 ft). See map.
  • Tamanrasset has a subtropical desert / low-latitude arid hot climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: BWh)
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Tamanrasset is situated in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 21.7 degrees Celsius (71.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.1 °C (29°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic. Tamanrasset Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 42.8 mm (1.7 inches) which is equivalent to 42.8 Litres/m² (1.05 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 3383 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from TAMANRASSET you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Ono-I-Lau, Fiji where you would find a Tropical wet climate.

Tamanrasset Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 21 (70) 23 (73) 26 (79) 29 (84) 32 (90) 35 (95) 34 (93) 34 (93) 33 (91) 29 (84) 25 (77) 21 (70) 29 (83)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 13 (55) 15 (59) 18 (65) 22 (72) 26 (79) 29 (84) 29 (84) 28 (83) 27 (80) 22 (72) 17 (63) 14 (57) 22 (71)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 5 (41) 8 (46) 11 (52) 14 (57) 18 (64) 22 (72) 22 (72) 22 (72) 20 (68) 16 (61) 11 (52) 6 (43) 15 (58)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 1 (0) 1 (0) 3 (0) 2 (0) 6 (0) 4 (0) 5 (0) 6 (0) 8 (0) 3 (0) 2 (0) 2 (0) 43 (2)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (3) 1 (3) 2 (7) 2 (6) 2 (6) 3 (10) 3 (10) 1 (3) 1 (3) 16 (4)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 9h 09' 9h 31' 10h 07' 9h 56' 10h 19' 9h 12' 10h 17' 10h 05' 9h 00' 7h 50' 7h 56' 7h 42' 9h 15'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 53' 11h 21' 11h 59' 12h 39' 13h 13' 13h 29' 13h 22' 12h 53' 12h 14' 11h 34' 11h 01' 10h 45' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 85 (15) 85 (15) 85 (15) 79 (21) 79 (21) 69 (31) 78 (22) 79 (21) 74 (26) 68 (32) 73 (27) 73 (27) 77 (23)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 47.3 56.6 67.4 79.1 87.3 89.2 87.2 79.2 67.8 56.2 47.1 43.8 67.3

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