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Essaouira weather in January (Marrakech-Tensift-Haouz, Morocco)

How is the weather in Essaouira in January? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In January, Essaouira generally has pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 19°C, while nights can cool down to about 12°C. While this is the time of year with slightly cooler averages, it remains comfortably warm.

Essaouira in January usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 42 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 7 days of rain.

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 207 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, January may not be the ideal month to visit Essaouira. March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, January and February tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Essaouira climate page with graphs.

 

Essaouira, monthly averages in January

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 12°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 19°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 22%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 42 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 7 days  
HumidityHumidity 80%  
SunshineSunshine 207 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Morocco in January

Find out more about the weather in Morocco in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

For visitors traveling to Essaouira, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Camping
10/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Interested in more climate information?

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