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.
Morocco gets plenty of sun all year round . The northern and coastal areas have a Mediterranean climate with 30°C summers. Spring and autumn are warm and pleasant times to visit. Winters rarely get cold with temperatures around 20°C, but November to March has the most rain.
In general the country has a tropical climate, with temperatures reaching as high as 35°C (95°F) and as low as 5°C (41°F) in the Sahara. The coast has a warm , Mediterranean climate tempered on the eastern coast by southwest trade winds whilst inland areas have a hotter, drier, continental climate.
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.
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.
A woman traveling to Morocco should wear long skirts and dresses , jeans or pants that cover the knees, draping tunics, polo shirts, and camisoles that can be worn under sweaters and cardigans. Women generally wear sandals or loafers; rarely do they wear heels.
It is classified as having a semi-arid climate, which means that it is cool during the winter and hot during the summer. The typical high temperatures from November to January hover in the 70s (Fahrenheit), with lows in the upper 40s.
In fact, many things in Morocco are more expensive than in Europe, like cars, electronics and alcohol. Morocco is a country with a big wealth gap. There are a lot of rich people and a lot of poor people. Therefore, luxury items and imported goods are significantly more expensive than in Europe.
Although cooler in the winter months, Morocco is a year round destination. Agadir has a Mediterranean climate whereas Marrakech sits in the centre of Morocco and has more of a subtropical warmer climate. If you prefer to spend your time chilling round the pool we would recommend travelling in the warmer months.
Rainfall: The months November to January are rainy months, especially in the north of Morocco. There is an average of about 2 inches or less a month, with the most rain coming in November. In Southern Morocco, winter tends to be drier. Other: Christmas season is definitely a high time for tourists coming to Morocco.
In short, YES! Morocco is a safe country to visit for female travelers . As with all destinations, my best advice is to remain vigilant. The main crimes you need to watch out for are pickpockets and scams.
Don’t leave Morocco without trying… B’ssara . At a few pennies a bowl, this rich soup of dried broad beans is traditionally served for breakfast, topped with a swirl of olive oil, a sprinkling of cumin and bread fresh from the oven. Tagine . Fish chermoula. Harira . Kefta tagine . Couscous . Makouda. Zaalouk.