What’s the best time of year to go to Morocco?

For many visitors, Morocco’s weather is an important factor that determines whether they travel to Morocco or not. Therefore, the best time depends on each visitor. If you like the beaches, the summer will be a perfect time. However, if you want to enjoy the mountains and the Sahara, the season from October to May will be the best.

 

Generally, the peak seasons start from September to November and from March to May. However, Morocco is a great year-round destination. The climate is diversified and you cannot find the same weather in different parts of the country. In summer months, last from June to August, the heat is particularly fierce in the Sahara Desert. Therefore, if you want to explore the Sahara, it’s not advised to go to Morocco at this time. However, the summer will be perfect in the cities along the Atlantic coast.

The seasons from March to May and September to November

This is the peak season in Morocco and you can do a lot of things except going to the beach. You can ride camels or camp in the Sahara, you can visit coast cities like Essaouira, Rabat, and Casablanca. You can also visit Instagram cities like Fez, Chefchaouen, and Marrakech. In fact, in these seasons, Morocco enjoys long sunny days and good weather.

The season From June to August

The best time of year to go to Morocco’s beaches is during the summer. During this time, Morocco enjoys average temperature in the north and the coast cities. The summer offers good opportunities for catching rays, as well as an escape from the intense heat of the country’s interior.

Sea temperatures are also at their warmest during this time of year, with the average water temperature for July. However, summer is also peak tourist season, so make sure to book well in advance, especially if you plan on visiting hotspots like Essaouira, Saidia, or Agadir.

Best time to travel to Morocco for surfers

The best time of year to go to Morocco’s beaches is during the summer. During this time, Morocco enjoys average temperature in the north and the coast cities. The summer offers good opportunities for catching rays, as well as an escape from the intense heat of the country’s interior.

Sea temperatures are also at their warmest during this time of year, with the average water temperature for July. However, summer is also peak tourist season, so make sure to book well in advance, especially if you plan on visiting hotspots like Essaouira, Saidia, or Agadir.

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Surf in Taghazout – Morocco Travel Image Credit

Morocco’s Atlantic coast is considered as one of Africa’s top surf destinations. Therefore, the hot spots like Taghazout and Agadir receive a huge number of Surfers during the Winter Months. At this time of year, the swell is consistently good and surf breaks are operating at their best.

Best time to go to the Sahara Desert

the best time to visit the Sahara desert is from September to November and from March to May. During this period, the weather is warm and you will enjoy the true heart of Sahara. However, it’s not advised to visit it suring the Summer. The weather is too hot that you cannot support it.

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