The best times to visit Morocco for ideal weather are
April 23rd to June 17th
October 1st to December 16th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Morocco Travel Guide
Weather in Morocco
Average temperatures in Morocco vary little and are temperate most of the year. The area is in the top 16 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Morocco, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early-to-mid-August where highs are regularly around 92.4°F (33.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 69.4°F (20.8°C) at night.
Morocco Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Morocco Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Morocco Perceived Temperature (F)
Morocco Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Morocco 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of precipitation in Morocco are February, January, and then November. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early August. For example, on the week of July 30th there are only 0.1 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late November to early December with an average of 2.2 days with significant precipitation the week of November 26th.
When can you find snow in Morocco? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to early-to-mid-December. Powder (new snow) is most often falls around December 10th. 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 Morocco.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Morocco (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Morocco has slightly low to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is July (45.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (59.9%).
Wind in Morocco is usually moderate. The windiest month is May, followed by April and June. May’s average wind speed of around 7.2 knots (8.3 MPH or 13.3 KPH) is considered “gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid-May where average top sustained speeds reach 13.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Morocco.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Meaning (Beaufort)||Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind||Meaning (Beufort)|
|Jan||5.6||a light breeze||10.5||a gentle breeze|
|Feb||6.4||a light breeze||11.8||a moderate breeze|
|Mar||6.6||a light breeze||12||a gentle breeze|
|Apr||7||a gentle breeze||12.6||a moderate breeze|
|May||7.2||a gentle breeze||12.8||a gentle breeze|
|Jun||7||a gentle breeze||12.6||a moderate breeze|
|Jul||6.7||a light breeze||12.6||a gentle breeze|
|Aug||6.4||a light breeze||12.1||a moderate breeze|
|Sep||6||a light breeze||11.6||a gentle breeze|
|Oct||5.5||a light breeze||10.7||a gentle breeze|
|Nov||5.8||a light breeze||10.9||a gentle breeze|
|Dec||5.5||a light breeze||10.1||a gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Morocco?
As of 6/27/2017 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.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Morocco is January, followed by February and May. 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 Morocco in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Morocco Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 82.4°F (28°C) and 67.6°F (19.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 7 days of 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 quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with about 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Morocco, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 85.4°F (29.7°C) and 64.6°F (18.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 7 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is somewhat cold this time of year in Morocco to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 66.9°F (19.4°C) and 62.2°F (16.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a noticeable amount: 5 to 7 times per month. These times of year are busy with tourists.