The best times to visit Morocco for ideal weather are

February 26th to June 24th

or

September 17th 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 Morocco

Temperature

Average temperatures in Morocco vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 61st 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 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)

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Morocco 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.

Morocco Perceived Temperature (F)

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Morocco Perceived Temperature (C)

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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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 63.8 54.1 44.5
Feb 64.8 55.6 46
Mar 69.1 59.5 49.3
Apr 73.3 64 53.4
May 78.6 69.1 58
Jun 84.4 74.5 62.8
Jul 90.3 79.6 67.4
Aug 89.9 79.6 68.5
Sep 83.7 74.2 64.4
Oct 79.1 69.4 59.6
Nov 70.2 60.9 51.6
Dec 65.9 56 46.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 17.7 12.3 6.9
Feb 18.2 13.1 7.8
Mar 20.6 15.3 9.6
Apr 22.9 17.8 11.9
May 25.9 20.6 14.4
Jun 29.1 23.6 17.1
Jul 32.4 26.4 19.7
Aug 32.2 26.4 20.3
Sep 28.7 23.4 18
Oct 26.2 20.8 15.3
Nov 21.2 16.1 10.9
Dec 18.8 13.3 7.9


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Morocco are July, August, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early August. For example, on the week of July 30th there are no 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 days of significant precipitation the week of November 26th.

When can you find snow in Morocco? Weather stations report a very small amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to early to mid December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Morocco is often around around December 10th when fresh powder is deepest. 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

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

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 14% 0 2.1
Feb 14% 0 1.7
Mar 11% 0 1.6
Apr 10% 0 1.5
May 5% 0 0.8
Jun 2% 0 0.2
Jul 1% 0 0.1
Aug 1% 0 0.2
Sep 6% 0 0.9
Oct 9% 0 1.4
Nov 15% 0 2.7
Dec 10% 0.8 1.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 14 0 5.3
Feb 14 0 4.3
Mar 11 0 4.1
Apr 10 0 3.8
May 5 0 2
Jun 2 0 0.5
Jul 1 0 0.3
Aug 1 0 0.5
Sep 6 0 2.3
Oct 9 0 3.6
Nov 15 0 6.9
Dec 10 2 4.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Morocco has some comfortably humid months, with slightly drier months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is July (45.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (59.9%).

Wind in Morocco is usually calm. 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 “a 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.

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Wind

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

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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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 5.6 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Feb 6.4 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Mar 6.6 Light breeze 12 Gentle breeze
Apr 7 Gentle breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
May 7.2 Gentle breeze 12.8 Gentle breeze
Jun 7 Gentle breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Jul 6.7 Light breeze 12.6 Gentle breeze
Aug 6.4 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Sep 6 Light breeze 11.6 Gentle breeze
Oct 5.5 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.8 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.5 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 59.7%
Feb 59.9%
Mar 57.3%
Apr 54.9%
May 50.3%
Jun 48%
Jul 45.7%
Aug 49.5%
Sep 55.8%
Oct 57.5%
Nov 58.9%
Dec 58.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Morocco?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Jan 18, 2018 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

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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 70.9 in December means 70.9% of the tourists vs. January.


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 rare with 2 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 quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with about 0 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 normal amount: 2 to 5 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Morocco to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 67.6°F (19.8°C) and 62.2°F (16.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 3 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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