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Country meta data

  ALGERIA


Availability of station meta data

Out of 28 stations,

- all stations have coordinates

- all stations have elevation

- no station has a description of land use

- no station has a specified soil type

- no station has a surface cover description

- no station has additional remarks

- no station has a picture of the measurement location

Available series

An overview of all available daily series for stations in ALGERIA can be found in the Data dictionary.

Participants who provided data for this country

Name

Affiliation

City, country

# Series

MEDARE Initiative

WMO / University Rovira i Virgili

Tarragona, Spain

59 %

MARS project

Joint Research Centre

Ispra, Italy

17 %

GSN network

World Meteorological Organization

Geneva, Switzerland

17 %

Larbi Ouzaa

Office National de Meteorologie

Dar El Beida, Algeria

4 %

EMULATE project

Climatic Research Unit

Norwich, United kingdom

2 %

Record highs and lows

Lowest minimum temperature

29 Jan 1935

   Geryville (El-Bayadh)

-15.0

°C

Highest minimum temperature

7 Jul 1919

   Biskra

36.0

°C

Lowest maximum temperature

15 Dec 1915

   Geryville (El-Bayadh)

-5.0

°C

Highest maximum temperature

14 Jul 1910

   Biskra

51.0

°C

Highest precipitation amount

29 May 1910

   Biskra

221.3

mm

Homogeneity test results

The table below shows the number of stations classified as either "Useful" or "Doubtful" (left number) in relation to the total number of station series having sufficient data (right number) for segments of the blended series at each station within fixed time periods. A description of the homogeneity tests that have been applied is given in Project Info > ATBD.

Cloud cover

Precipitation

Pressure

Temperature

Humidity

Wind

Sunshine

1851-2016

1901-1950

1901-2016

1951-1978

1 / 2

2 / 4

1951-2016

2 / 3

0 / 4

1979-2016

2 / 2

1 / 3

Extreme events affecting ALGERIA

- Heat wave in Central and Western Europe, Summer 2003

- Mild winter of 2007

- Cold in Central and Western Europe, Winter 2009

- Cold in Europe, Winter 2010

Feedback and contact information

ECA&D Project Team
Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI)

P.O. Box 201
3730 AE De Bilt
The Netherlands
e-mail: eca@knmi.nl
fax: + 31 30 2204614