Algeria

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Algeria

Official name:People's Democratic Republic of Algeria
Capital:Algiers
Area:total: 2,381,740 sq km
water: 0 sq km
land: 2,381,740 sq km
Climate: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
Location:Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Morocco and Tunisia
Geographic coordinates:28 00 N, 3 00 E
Comparative Area:slightly less than 3.5 times the size of Texas
Land boundaries:total: 6,343 km
border countries: Libya 982 km, Mali 1,376 km, Mauritania 463 km, Morocco 1,559 km, Niger 956 km, Tunisia 965 km, Western Sahara 42 km
Coastline:998 km
Terrain:mostly high plateau and desert; some mountains; narrow, discontinuous coastal plain
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Chott Melrhir -40 m
highest point: Tahat 3,003 m

Map of Algeria

Map of Algeria

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