January is a great time of year to explore the country of Morocco . Although it is the coldest month of the year, daytime temperatures are very comfortable most days, allowing for great flexibility in your activities. Outdoor adventurers will find January to be a great time to experience the beautiful land of Morocco .
The typical high temperature in Agadir during January is a lovely 20ºC, although things do get chilly at night. Temperatures normally drop to 8ºC so bring some warmer clothes for the evenings. The average sea temperature’s 18ºC, while humidity’s low and rainfall’s usually 37mm over five rainy days.
The average high temperature in Marrakech during January is 19ºC, although it gets quite chilly at night and drops to 6ºC, so you’ll want to bring some warmer clothes for the evenings. Humidity’s low, while normal rainfall’s 32mm over six rainy days.
The best time to visit Morocco is during spring (mid-March to May) or fall (September to October). The weather is warm but pleasant, unlike the cold temperatures and snow of winter, or the scorching heat of summer. The coastal regions can be visited year -round.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Morocco . The National Travel Health Network and Centre and WHO recommend the following vaccinations for Morocco : hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid, rabies, polio and tetanus. Recommended for most travellers to the region, especially if unvaccinated.
Long or Mid-sleeve Shirts: During the warmer afternoons, a long or mid-sleeve shirt is all you need on top (go with loose or flowy shirts for a more conservative look). Leggings / Long Underwear: I lived in my leggings in Morocco . They made the chilly nights bearable, and long bus rides a lot more cozy.
WHERE TO GO ON HOLIDAY IN JANUARY Lanzarote, Canary Islands. Temperature: 20°C high; 13°C low. Silver Lake, Los Angeles. Temperature: 20°C high; 10°C low. Barbados, Caribbean. Temperature: 29°C high; 23°C low. Cape Verde. Temperature: 24°C high; 19°C low. Montreal, Canada. Temperature: -4°C high; -12°C low. China. Panama. Val d’Isere.
The most popular destinations in January
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|Canary Islands||22°C||6 hrs|
|Cape Verde||23°C||7 hrs|
Top holiday destinations for winter sun in 2020 Singapore – 30.5C. Cancun – 30.5C. Manaus – 30C. Barbados – 29.1C. Rio de Janeiro – 29C. Sydney – 27.4C. Cape Town – 27C. Cape Verde – 25.2C.
12 Things to do in Marrakesh Morocco Experience Sensory Overload at Jemma el-Fnaa. Shop in the Souks. Stay Overnight in a Riad. Visit a Tannery. Learn about the Ben Youssef Madrasa. Visit a Palace or Two. Museums of Marrakesh . Rock the Kasbah.
Cultural Guidelines: Moroccan men don’t usually wear shorts . However, as tourists, it will be fine for you to wear shorts . If you want to fit in a little better, then you could consider packing long pants.
While meal prices in Morocco can vary, the average cost of food in Morocco is MAD114 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Morocco should cost around MAD46 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner.
Casablanca is the business capital of Morocco, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, with a much more modern and less traditional Moroccan feel. Visitors generally recommend Marrakech over Casablanca for its vibe, colors and smells, history, and tourist-friendly atmosphere (despite some hassles).
Although Muslims are forbidden to drink alcohol , Morocco is a moderate Islamic country and you are likely to feel free to drink in moderation in private or where alcohol is being served. In medinas alcohol cannot be purchased in shops, although many riads and hotels offer it.