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Algeria

'AN EL BELL, ALGERIA


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Elevation: 3314 feet     Latitude: 34 21N     Longitude: 003 13E
Kppen Classification: Tropical and Subtropical Steppe Climate

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This climate type occurs primarily on the periphery of the true deserts in low-latitude semiarid steppe regions. It is transitional to the tropical wet-dry climate on the equatorward side and to the mediterranean climate on its poleward margin, with a cooler, wetter winter resulting from the higher latitude and mid-latitude frontal cyclone activity. Annual precipitation totals are greater than in tropical and subtropical desert climates. Yearly variations in amount are not as extreme as in the true deserts but are nevertheless large.

The Kppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "BSk". (Tropical and Subtropical Steppe Climate).

The average temperature for the year in 'An el Bell is 59.0°F (15°C). The warmest month, on average, is July with an average temperature of 80.1°F (26.7°C). The coolest month on average is January, with an average temperature of 41.9°F (5.5°C).

The average amount of precipitation for the year in 'An el Bell is 14.1" (358.1 mm). The month with the most precipitation on average is February with 1.7" (43.2 mm) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is July with an average of 0.3" (7.6 mm). There are an average of 74.2 days of precipitation, with the most precipitation occurring in January with 8.0 days and the least precipitation occurring in July with 3.1 days.



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