Ouarzazate weather in August (Souss-Massa-Draa, Morocco)

How is the weather in Ouarzazate in August? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

In August, Ouarzazate typically experiences very high temperatures and almost no rainfall. August falls within the summer season. Daytime temperatures hover around 36°C, while nights can cool down to about 21°C.

Keep in mind that while these are the average temperatures, there can be days that are even hotter. It's essential to be prepared for such heat. Wearing light, breathable fabrics and protecting yourself from the sun's intensity with hats or shades can make a difference. Hydration is key, so remember to drink plenty of water, especially if you find yourself outdoors for extended periods.

Ouarzazate in August usually receives almost no rainfall, averaging around 4.3 mm for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 3 days of rain.

The city usually sees around 293 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, August may not be the ideal month to visit Ouarzazate. February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December generally stand out with the best circumstances. While July and August tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Ouarzazate, monthly averages in August

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 21°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 36°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 11%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 4.3 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 3 days  
HumidityHumidity 30%  
SunshineSunshine 293 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Morocco in August

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

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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 Ouarzazate in August?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool.

What To Do

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

Swimming
10/10
Camping
10/10

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