Even in December , the weather is pretty friendly in Morocco . There’s a bit more rain in the winter than there is in the summer, but the temperatures are quite mild overall. And with so much less tourist traffic to contend with, December is a great time to visit some of the busier areas, like Marrakech.
The average high temperature in Marrakech during December is 20ºC, so you should be comfortable in shorts and a t-shirt during the day. You should bring some warm clothes for the evenings though, as things get quite chilly at night, with temperatures often dropping to 6ºC.
Morocco’s winter is mild and somewhat rainy, but December also brings many sunny days ideal for hiking and exploring the cities. In the north, expect rain , too, and moderate temperatures in the fifties in cities like Tangier. Marrakech is warmer, with temperatures reaching almost 70° on sunny days.
The average maximum daily temperature is 22° which is typically warm and make sunbathing pleasant. The average water temperature is typically 28° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day. There are on average 4.3 days of rain per month and 6.8 hours of sun per day.
Warmest places in Europe in December Lanzarote – Canary Islands. Gran Canaria – Canary Islands. Tenerife – Canary Islands. Fuerteventura – Canary Islands. Greece (Crete and South Peloponnese) Spain (Andalusia and Canary Islands) Italy (Sicily)
Overall, the consensus seems to be that it is relatively safe to visit Marrakech —provided that travelers take certain precautions, including informing themselves about the areas to avoid in Marrakech . To learn more about traveler safety in Marrakech , read on.
9 Reasons to Visit Marrakech In The Off-Season Treasure Hunting in the Jemaa el Fna Medina. A Desert Oasis in Ouarzazate. Royal Mansour Le Spa. Fashion Inspiration at the Jardin Majorelle. Palm Tree Paradise at Les Palmeraie. Custom Kaftan Shopping at Bouriad Karim. Afternoon Tea at La Mamounia. The Marrakech International Film Festival.
As Morocco is primarily a Muslim country, the majority of its residents do not celebrate Christmas . Still, bits and pieces of the holiday can be found, thanks to French influence and a good-sized expat community. This year, expat and Peace Corps bloggers share how they celebrated the holiday.
A vacation to Marrakech for one week usually costs around MAD3,850 for one person. So, a trip to Marrakech for two people costs around MAD7,700 for one week. Two people traveling together for one month in Marrakech can often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.
On average, some of the hottest places to visit in December are: Barbados (29.5 °C) Brisbane (28.2 °C) Cape Verde (26.4 °C) Melbourne (25.5 °C) Lanzarote (22.2 °C) Tenerife (21.9 °C) Madeira (20 °C) Cape Town (19.8 °C)
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.
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.
In truth, Morocco is a safe place to visit. There’s only really small crime there (scams and pickpockets) and you’re unlikely to be assaulted or seriously hurt as a tourist in the country. Morocco is super safe for tourists now. Petty crime is rampant here, especially against tourists.