When is the best time to go to Ouarzazate?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Ouarzazate are April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months are June, July and August
  • Ouarzazate has dry periods in January, April, May, June, July, November and December
  • January is the coldest month of the year

Annual weather in Ouarzazate

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

January 40°F/61°F
February 43°F/65°F
March 47°F/70°F
April 54°F/77°F
May 61°F/85°F
June 68°F/92°F
July 74°F/99°F
August 74°F/97°F
September 67°F/88°F
October 59°F/79°F
November 49°F/68°F
December 41°F/63°F

Weather and climate in Ouarzazate

Ouarzazate enjoys a hot desert climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Ouarzazate is 79°F (ranging from 61°F in january to 99°F in july). Annual rainfall is 4.2in, with a minimum of 0.1in in april and a maximum of 0.7in in february.
  • From january to february the climate is correct. the thermometer goes up to 65°F°C and, in february, 1 days of rain are expected.
  • From march to april the climate is favorable. The record temperature this month is 90°F and it rains in april about 0.1in.
  • Between the months of may and october the climate is very good. The temperature rises to 79°F and you can expect to have 0.5in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In november the climate is good. In average, on the morning it is 49°F and it rains about 0.2in each month.
  • In the month of december the climate is just OK. The temperature rises to 63°F and it rains about 0.2in each month.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Ouarzazate

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

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Ouarzazate

Find out when Ouarzazate 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 Ouarzazate

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

Figure: Visitor index for Ouarzazate month by month

Best time for low prices in Ouarzazate

Average prices of hotels in Ouarzazate month by month

Generally, June is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Ouarzazate. 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 Ouarzazate

A return flight between New York City and Ouarzazate is generally cheaper if you go in may ($ 1149 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 561 more for your airline ticket to Ouarzazate if you go in april.

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Average price of hiring a car in Ouarzazate

On average, it costs $ 20 per day to hire a car in Ouarzazate. This price varies by $ 11 depending on the month. In may, hiring a car costs an average of $ 16 per 24 hours, so this is the best time to save money! In contrast, the average price in july is $ 27.

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