Weather in May in Morocco

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in May 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 May?

The weather in Morocco in May ranges from tolerable to perfect depending on the destination.

May has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from moderate in Essaouira with 20°C (69°F) to very warm temperatures in Zagora with 36°C (96°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 17°C (63°F) in Zagora and 16°C (60°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 Dakhla with 0.5mm (0inch) rainfall to moderate in Meknès with 45mm (1.8inch) rainfall. In general it is also a sunny month with an average of 287 hours of sunshine in Marrakesh during the whole month.

Where to go in Morocco in May

Find the average weather conditions in May 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 May for the 5 most popular destinations in Morocco?

Average weather in Marrakesh

In May Marrakesh generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C (81°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 14°C (56°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect 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
<<   April April
<<  
24°C / 74°F 
11°C / 52°F 
255 hours 
39mm / 1.5inch 
8 days 
27°C / 81°F 
14°C / 56°F 
287 hours 
24mm / 0.9inch 
5 days 
June   >> June
>>  
31°C / 88°F 
16°C / 61°F 
315 hours 
5mm / 0.2inch 
1 days 
Climate in Marrakesh

Average weather in Fez

In May Fez generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 25°C (77°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 11°C (52°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect 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
<<   April April
<<  
21°C / 71°F 
8°C / 46°F 
248 hours 
58mm / 2.3inch 
13 days 
25°C / 77°F 
11°C / 52°F 
281 hours 
32mm / 1.3inch 
10 days 
June   >> June
>>  
31°C / 87°F 
15°C / 58°F 
316 hours 
11mm / 0.4inch 
5 days 
Climate in Fez

Average weather in Essaouira

In May Essaouira generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 20°C (69°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 16°C (60°F) and low 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
<<   April April
<<  
19°C / 67°F 
15°C / 58°F 
265 hours 
21mm / 0.8inch 
3 days 
20°C / 69°F 
16°C / 60°F 
288 hours 
15mm / 0.6inch 
2 days 
June   >> June
>>  
22°C / 71°F 
17°C / 63°F 
291 hours 
2mm / 0.1inch 
1 days 
Climate in Essaouira

Average weather in Merzouga

In May Merzouga generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C (86°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C (64°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect 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
<<   April April
<<  
25°C / 77°F 
13°C / 55°F 
316 hours 
10mm / 0.4inch 
2 days 
30°C / 86°F 
18°C / 64°F 
348 hours 
7mm / 0.3inch 
2 days 
June   >> June
>>  
35°C / 95°F 
22°C / 72°F 
348 hours 
2mm / 0.1inch 
1 day 
Climate in Merzouga

Average weather in Agadir

In May Agadir generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C (73°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 14°C (57°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
<<   April April
<<  
21°C / 70°F 
12°C / 54°F 
282 hours 
26mm / 1inch 
3 days 
23°C / 73°F 
14°C / 57°F 
296 hours 
4mm / 0.2inch 
2 days 
June   >> June
>>  
24°C / 75°F 
16°C / 61°F 
269 hours 
1mm / 0inch 
1 day 
Climate in Agadir

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Is May the best time to go to Morocco?

In our opinion May is one of the best times to visit Morocco with commonly perfect 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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