When is the best time to go to Essaouira?

When is the best time to go to Essaouira? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The weather is good all year round in Essaouira
  • On average, the warmest months are July, August and September
  • Essaouira has dry periods in June, July, August and September
  • The coldest months are January, February and March
  • The best months for swimming are August, September and October


Annual weather in Essaouira

For full information about the climate and weather in Essaouira a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 56°F/67°F
1.2in
February 56°F/68°F
1.7in
March 58°F/70°F
1.3in
April 59°F/72°F
0.6in
May 65°F/76°F
0.7in
June 67°F/79°F
0.1in
July 70°F/83°F
0.1in
August 72°F/85°F
0.2in
September 70°F/81°F
0.4in
October 68°F/79°F
0.9in
November 63°F/74°F
1.6in
December 59°F/70°F
1.2in


Weather and climate in Essaouira

Essaouira enjoys a steppe (or semi-arid) climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Essaouira is 76°F (ranging from 67°F in january to 85°F in august). Annual rainfall is 9.8in, with a minimum of 0.1in in july and a maximum of 1.7in in february.
  • Between the months of january and march the climate is favorable. the thermometer goes up to 70°F°C and it rains in march about 1.3in.
  • From april to july the climate is very good. At lunchtime, it's 83°F in average and it rains in july about 0.1in.
  • In the month of august the climate is beautiful. The temperature rises to 85°F and it rains in august about 0.2in.
  • Between september and november the climate is perfect. the thermometer goes up to 74°F°C and it rains about 1.6in each month.
  • In the month of december the climate is favorable. It is for example 70°F as maximum temperature in december and, in december, 2 days of rain are expected.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Essaouira

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Essaouira: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature

Humidity


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Essaouira

Find out when Essaouira has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Essaouira

  • Very low season in Essaouira
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January, February, March and June.
  • Low season in Essaouira
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: July, September, November and December.
  • High season in Essaouira
    The number of visitors to Essaouira is high in: April, May and October.
  • Peek season in Essaouira
    The largest number of tourists visiting Essaouira is during: August.

Figure: Visitor index for Essaouira month by month


Best time for low prices in Essaouira

Average prices of hotels in Essaouira month by month

Generally, May is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Essaouira. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, December is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price for flights to Essaouira

A return flight between London and Essaouira is generally cheaper if you go in march ($ 115 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 443 more for your airline ticket to Essaouira if you go in august.

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Average price of hiring a car in Essaouira

On average, it costs $ 26 per day to hire a car in Essaouira. This price varies by $ 26 depending on the month. In may, hiring a car costs an average of $ 17 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in august is $ 42.

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