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

The average maximum daytime temperature in Ouarzazate in January lies at 14.8°C (58.64°F). Usually it is the coldest month of the year. Bring a thick blanket because during the night it can cool down to temperatures below freezing. The average minimum temperature goes down to around 0.8°C (33.44°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

January is a dry month with an average of 24mm (1.0 inches) of rain. There are generally around 3 rainy days. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Ouarzazate with 252 hours of sun during the entire month.


Ouarzazate, monthly averages in January

Show in Celsius
Min Temperature 33 °F  
Max Temperature 58 °F  
Chance of Rain 10%  
Precipitation 1 in  
Rainy days 3 days  
Humidity 58% *  
Sunshine 252 hrs *  

Where to stay in Ouarzazate


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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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 / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in January? Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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