Weather in August in Morocco

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in August in Morocco. Is this month a good time to go to Morocco? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Morocco in August?

The weather in Morocco in August ranges from unpleasant to perfect depending on the destination. August is a summer month in Morocco.

August has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from warm in Essaouira with 22°C (72°F) to very warm temperatures in Zagora with 44°C (110°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 25°C (77°F) in Zagora and 18°C (65°F) in Essaouira. It is a very warm month in some areas, so be prepared and make sure to dress lightly.

Precipitation ranges from almost non in Tarfaya with 0mm (0inch) rainfall to low in Midelt with 12mm (0.5inch) rainfall. In general it is also a sunny month with an average of 316 hours of sunshine in Marrakesh during the whole month.

Where to go in Morocco in August

Find the average weather conditions in August for the most popular destinations in Morocco on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Morocco

What is the weather like in August for the 5 most popular destinations in Morocco?

Average weather in Marrakesh

In August Marrakesh generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 37°C (98°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (68°F) and almost non monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Marrakesh
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
37°C / 98°F 
20°C / 68°F 
335 hours 
1mm / 0inch 
1 days 
37°C / 98°F 
20°C / 68°F 
316 hours 
3mm / 0.1inch 
1 day 
32°C / 90°F 
18°C / 64°F 
264 hours 
6mm / 0.2inch 
3 days 
Climate in Marrakesh

Average weather in Fez

In August Fez generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 34°C (94°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C (64°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Fez
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
35°C / 95°F 
18°C / 64°F 
340 hours 
1mm / 0inch 
2 days 
34°C / 94°F 
18°C / 64°F 
322 hours 
6mm / 0.2inch 
2 days 
31°C / 87°F 
16°C / 60°F 
384 hours 
20mm / 0.8inch 
5 days 
Climate in Fez

Average weather in Essaouira

In August Essaouira generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 22°C (72°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C (65°F) and almost non monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Essaouira
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
22°C / 71°F 
18°C / 64°F 
303 hours 
3mm / 0.1inch 
1 days 
22°C / 72°F 
18°C / 65°F 
289 hours 
1mm / 0inch 
1 days 
23°C / 73°F 
18°C / 64°F 
253 hours 
5mm / 0.2inch 
1 day 
Climate in Essaouira

Average weather in Merzouga

In August Merzouga generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 39°C (102°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C (79°F) and almost non monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Merzouga
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
39°C / 102°F 
26°C / 79°F 
361 hours 
1mm / 0inch 
1 day 
39°C / 102°F 
26°C / 79°F 
335 hours 
2mm / 0.1inch 
2 days 
33°C / 91°F 
21°C / 70°F 
297 hours 
6mm / 0.2inch 
3 days 
Climate in Merzouga

Average weather in Agadir

In August Agadir generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 26°C (79°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C (64°F) and almost non monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Agadir
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   July July
<<  
26°C / 79°F 
18°C / 64°F 
270 hours 
0.3mm / 0inch 
0 days 
26°C / 79°F 
18°C / 64°F 
254 hours 
0.3mm / 0inch 
0 days 
26°C / 79°F 
17°C / 63°F 
242 hours 
4mm / 0.2inch 
1 day 
Climate in Agadir

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Is August the best time to go to Morocco?

In our opinion August is not the best time to visit Morocco with commonly unpleasant weather in Marrakesh.

On average the best time to visit Morocco is in March, April, May, June, September, October and November with generally perfect weather in Marrakesh. The worst months are July and August that can have unpleasant weather conditions.

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