Climate in Ouarzazate (Souss-Massa-Draa), Morocco

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Data from weather station: Ouarzazate, Morocco.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Weather Forecasts for Ouarzazate (Souss-Massa-Draa)

SAT Sep 18
34°C | 21°C


SUN Sep 19
31°C | 21°C

Partly cloudy

MON Sep 20
32°C | 19°C

Partly cloudy

The best time of year to visit Ouarzazate in Morocco

Because of its location in the Atlas Mountains, Ouarzazate is perhaps one of the most special places in Morocco. In summer months the mercury can rise far above 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) while in winter you will find snow on the nearby mountain tops and it regularly freezes during the day.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • During the month of March, April and November you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).
  • The hottest season / summer is in May, June, July, August and September.
  • Ouarzazate has dry periods in January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December.
  • The warmest month is August with an average maximum temperature of 37°C (98°F).
  • The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 16°C (60°F).
  • November is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • July is the driest month.
  • June is the most sunny month.
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