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Best time to visit Morocco

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The best time to visit Morocco is October

Want to know when to travel to Morocco? Based on criteria such as the weather, cost of flights and hotels, and peak travel periods, October is the best time to go to Morocco. Don’t just take our word for it though… We’ve put together loads of information below to help you decide, such as a monthly breakdown of the weather, what to pack, when to fly, and much more.

The warmest month of the year in Marrakesh, one of the most popular travel destinations in Morocco, is August, where the average maximum temperature gets to around 38℃ (100℉). Temperatures can reach as high as 40℃ (104℉) on the hottest days in summer. The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Marrakesh is around 4℃ (40℉). Temperatures can often differ in other locations in Morocco, so be sure to continue reading if you plan on visiting elsewhere.

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Morocco are usually in July, so if you want to get the most out of your daytime activities, be sure to plan your visit around this time. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Morocco in March. Head there in July instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

For more information about when to travel to Morocco, the monthly weather breakdown for the top travel destinations, and the best information and tools to book your trip, continue reading below.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

July

Morocco seasons

Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Morocco is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Best time to visit the top destinations in Morocco

We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
AgadirMay-October
20℃
12℃
21℃
12℃
23℃
14℃
24℃
15℃
26℃
18℃
28℃
20℃
32℃
23℃
33℃
24℃
28℃
21℃
27℃
20℃
23℃
16℃
21℃
14℃
CasablancaOctober
18℃
11℃
18℃
11℃
19℃
12℃
21℃
14℃
23℃
17℃
25℃
19℃
27℃
20℃
28℃
21℃
26℃
20℃
25℃
19℃
21℃
16℃
19℃
14℃
EssaouiraJune-August
18℃
13℃
19℃
13℃
20℃
14℃
22℃
15℃
24℃
17℃
25℃
19℃
28℃
21℃
28℃
22℃
26℃
21℃
25℃
20℃
22℃
17℃
20℃
15℃
FezMay-August
14℃
6℃
16℃
6℃
18℃
7℃
22℃
10℃
27℃
15℃
31℃
18℃
35℃
22℃
36℃
23℃
30℃
19℃
26℃
16℃
18℃
10℃
16℃
7℃
MarrakechJuly
18℃
8℃
19℃
8℃
22℃
10℃
25℃
12℃
29℃
16℃
32℃
19℃
37℃
22℃
38℃
24℃
32℃
20℃
29℃
18℃
22℃
13℃
20℃
10℃
RabatJune-August
17℃
11℃
17℃
11℃
19℃
12℃
21℃
13℃
24℃
16℃
26℃
19℃
28℃
20℃
29℃
21℃
27℃
20℃
26℃
19℃
21℃
15℃
19℃
12℃
TangierMay-July
15℃
11℃
15℃
11℃
17℃
12℃
18℃
13℃
21℃
16℃
24℃
18℃
27℃
20℃
28℃
22℃
25℃
20℃
23℃
18℃
18℃
15℃
17℃
13℃
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Top FAQs

Morocco is in Africa.
The warmest month of the year in Marrakesh, one of the most popular places to visit in Morocco, is August.
The driest month of the year in Marrakesh, Morocco, is usually around July each year.

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