Still not sure when is the best time to go to Morocco? Check out the monthly weather overview. What is the temperature of the water and air in the spas? Opinions of tourists about the rest.
When is the best time to relax in Morocco?
The beach season in Morocco runs from April to October, when the Atlantic waters are warm enough for swimming. The low season starts in November and ends in March. Many tourists come to Morocco to celebrate Christmas and New Year. Excursion tourism, thalassotherapy and skiing in the Atlas Mountains are popular in the cold season.
Monthly weather in Morocco
water and air temperature.In the dead of winter on the coast, the air temperature is +15 ... + 18 ° C during the day and +7 ... + 11 ° C at night. The continental part of the country is a couple of degrees colder. The sea is cool +16 ... + 17 ° C, so tourists only swim in heated pools.
Climate.Morocco has a desert climate and there is always enough sun. In January there are 3 rainy days with only 44 mm of precipitation. Boat trips are not generally undertaken as the sea is choppy in winter.
Tourist reviews.In the off-season in Morocco, those who like sightseeing are better off relaxing. Tourists like to walk around Casablanca and Marrakech, admire the buildings of Ait Benhaddou and go on trips to the desert.
water and air temperature.In February, the air temperature is +16 ... + 21 ° С, and sea water temperature + 16 ° С.
Climate.The mild winter climate is ideal for relaxing bathing holidays and excursions. The amount of precipitation is less than in January - 33 mm. Due to the proximity of the desert, it is up to +7 ... + 12 ° C colder at night. Bring warm clothes and shoes!
Tourist reviews.In February, the ski season continues in Morocco. Vacationers speak well of the winter resort of Ukaimeden, which is located in the High Atlas, 70 km from Marrakech.
water and air temperature.In the spring it is warmer. Air temperature +19 ... + 22 ° C during the day and +12 ... + 14 ° C at night. Sea water is still cold +16 ... + 17 ° С.
Climate.There are 20 cloudless days in March. Nature is actively awakening. Rain is rare: the amount of precipitation does not exceed 45 mm.
Tourist reviews.Vacationers like that there is no tourist rush yet. Visit Fès, attend the Nomad Festival, watch camel races and exciting Tuareg dances.
water and air temperature.In April, the thermometer rises to +20...+23°C during the day. The water is heated to + 18 ° C. It's still cool, but the bathers are already swimming in the sea.
Climate.Two-thirds of the month in Morocco are clear, cloudless days. The fruit trees bloom, the foliage blooms and the green grass appears. Little rainfall.
Tourist reviews.Mid-spring in Morocco is the transition from low to high season. The first half of the month is more suitable for sightseeing tourism, and the second half for a beach holiday. According to tourists, it is better to rest with children in Morocco later, in June or July, when the waters of the Atlantic warm up to comfortable temperatures.
water and air temperature.In late spring, Morocco is warm. Air temperature +23 ... + 27 ° С. In Marrakech, the thermometer reaches + 30 ° С. Sea water temperature +19 ... + 20 ° С.
Climate.The orange groves bloom in May. Daylight hours increase to 14 hours. There are many sunny days - 24, and the amount of precipitation is insignificant - 16 mm.
Tourist reviews.The high season in Morocco comes into play. The number of tourists in Agadir, Casablanca, Rabat, Fès and El Jadide is growing every day, tours are becoming more expensive. Tourists are recommended to visit the Rose of May festival in the city of El-Kelaa-M'Guna.
water and air temperature.With the beginning of summer, the beach season in Morocco is in full swing. Air temperature +24 ... + 28 ° С and sea water +21 ... + 22 ° С.
Climate.The resorts are sunny and warm, while the desert areas are already hot. There are no more than 7 cloudy days a month and it doesn't rain at all.
Tourist reviews.In June you can sunbathe, sail and dive well. We recommend not to miss the three-day Cherry Festival in Sefrou and the Sacred Music and Culture Festival in Fez.
water and air temperature.In the middle of summer, in the evenings +26 ... + 30 ° С. Sea water is very comfortable + 22 ... 23 ° С. In Rabat and Tangier the sea is even warmer + 24 ... + 25 ° С.
Climate.Sunny weather is good for beach activities, boat trips, water sports and excursions. It is hot in Marrakech and the desert - up to + 37 ° C. Never rains.
Tourist reviews.July is the best time to relax with young children in Morocco. The sea is well warmed up for swimming, during the day it is not very hot, and at night it is hot +20 ... + 22 ° C. The child will be comfortable!
water and air temperature.Morocco heats up in August. The air temperature rises to +29 ... + 33 ° С, and sea water to +24 ... + 25 ° С. Excellent conditions for long swimming!
Climate.The sun rarely hides behind the clouds. There is no precipitation. Vacationers spend a lot of time by the sea during the day, hiding from the scorching rays in shady parks and hotels, and walking at night.
Tourist reviews.August is the month when more tourists come to Morocco. The dry and humid climate is popular with everyone who can tolerate high temperatures. Swimming in the sea is pleasant, but trips to Fez and Marrakech are unlikely to be convenient. It's so hot on the mainland that it's easy to get heat stroke.
water and air temperature.In September, Moroccan resorts have warm weather +26 ... + 28 ° С. The air temperature in Fez and Marrakech is +29 ... + 30 ° С. The water is heated to +22 ... + 24 ° С. The sea in Tangier is warmer than + 25 ° C.
Climate.The beginning of autumn in North Africa is almost identical to that of summer. The wind is still strong, so no storms.
Tourist reviews.September is the best time to relax in Morocco. The beach season is becoming more pleasant. Vacationers like that there is no intense heat, you can swim, sunbathe, walk the streets of old cities, go on excursions and boat trips.
water and air temperature.The air temperature drops to +22 ... + 24 ° С, and sea water temperature to +21 ... + 22 ° С.
Climate.In mid-autumn, the weather is warm and moderately dry. In the northern regions of the country there are light rains, the amount of precipitation does not exceed 65 mm. If in September it is comfortable to swim and sunbathe in any place, then in October a good rest is not guaranteed everywhere. It is warmest on the shores of the Strait of Gibraltar in Tangier. According to the reviews of tourists, it is good to have a rest in Agadir. In Casablanca and Rabat, the sea water temperature no longer exceeds + 20 ° C.
Tourist reviews.The velvet season continues in Morocco. From the middle of the month, strong winds start offshore, so surfers replace beachgoers.
water and air temperature.In November, air and water temperatures are the same + 17 ... + 19 ° C.
Climate.Daylight hours are reduced to 10 hours. The number of sunny days decreases and the number of rainy days increases. The windy weather pleases lovers of windsurfing and kitesurfing. You have to give up boat trips.
Tourist reviews.The bathing season in Morocco is over and tourists are turning to excursion and wellness holidays. Many love the hydromassage, seaweed therapy and other treatments offered at the thalassotherapy centers in hotels in Casablanca, Fez and Agadir.
water and air temperature.December is already cold by African standards. Air temperature +16 ... + 19 ° С and sea water +16 ... + 17 ° С. Marrakech and Agadir are slightly warmer.
Climate.At night the thermometer drops to +8 ... + 10 ° C, it gets noticeably colder on the coast. You can't do without warm jackets! Most precipitation falls in Tangier - 130 mm.
Tourist reviews.In December, people don't come to Morocco for a beach holiday. Tourists enjoy traveling around the country, learning about the culture of the local people and tasting delicious traditional Maghrebi cuisine.