The best times to visit Marrakech for ideal weather are

February 26th to May 6th

or

October 8th to November 25th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.


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Weather in Marrakech

Temperature

Average temperatures in Marrakech vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a very low chance of precipitation throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 59th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Marrakech, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 103.5°F (39.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 70.5°F (21.4°C) at night.

Marrakech Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Marrakech Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Marrakech Perceived Temperature (F)

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Marrakech Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Marrakech Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan67.554.242
Feb69.356.844.8
Mar75.662.449.8
Apr80.366.954.6
May86.572.359.1
Jun93.878.664.3
Jul101.484.969.2
Aug100.784.870
Sep89.976.664.9
Oct84.471.960.4
Nov74.162.151
Dec69.456.444.7

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan19.712.35.6
Feb20.713.87.1
Mar24.216.99.9
Apr26.819.412.6
May30.322.415.1
Jun34.325.917.9
Jul38.629.420.7
Aug38.229.321.1
Sep32.224.818.3
Oct29.122.215.8
Nov23.416.710.6
Dec20.813.67.1


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Marrakech are July, June, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid May. For example, on the week of May 7th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid to late November with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of November 19th.

When can you find snow in Marrakech? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Marrakech.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Marrakech (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan8%01
Feb9%01
Mar10%01
Apr6%00.8
May4%00.5
Jun1%00.1
Jul1%00.1
Aug3%00.4
Sep4%01.2
Oct4%00.6
Nov12%01.5
Dec7%00.8

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan802.5
Feb902.5
Mar1002.5
Apr602
May401.3
Jun100.3
Jul100.3
Aug301
Sep403
Oct401.5
Nov1203.8
Dec702

 

Humidity and Wind

Marrakech has some comfortably humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is July (30.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (54.2%).

Wind in Marrakech is usually calm. The windiest month is June, followed by April and May. June’s average wind speed of around 5.8 knots (6.7 MPH or 10.8 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late June where average top sustained speeds reach 13.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Marrakech.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Max Sustained Wind
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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan3.9Barely noticeable8.4Gentle breeze
Feb4.9Light breeze10.4Gentle breeze
Mar5.4Light breeze11.4Gentle breeze
Apr5.7Light breeze12.1Significant breeze
May5.6Light breeze12.7Gentle breeze
Jun5.8Light breeze13.3Significant breeze
Jul5.5Light breeze12.3Gentle breeze
Aug5.4Light breeze12.1Significant breeze
Sep5.1Light breeze11.2Gentle breeze
Oct4.5Light breeze10.2Gentle breeze
Nov4.3Light breeze9.2Gentle breeze
Dec3.8Barely noticeable8.4Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan54.2%
Feb53.6%
Mar46.8%
Apr44%
May37.9%
Jun35.2%
Jul30.2%
Aug33.4%
Sep46.7%
Oct47.3%
Nov53.9%
Dec53.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Marrakech?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for Morocco; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Marrakech, Morocco is September, followed by November and March. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Marrakech in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 59.1 in October means 59.1% of the tourists vs. September.


Overall Marrakech Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 91.4°F (33°C) and 73.4°F (23°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 3 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are extremely hot. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Marrakech, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 93.5°F (34.2°C) and 67.8°F (19.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 3 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Marrakech to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 73.4°F (23°C) and 65.2°F (18.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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