Morocco weather in June

Morocco, a treasure trove of cultural richness, unfolds its magic beneath the African sun, inviting travellers to explore the intricate patterns of its architecture, the warmth of its people, and the diverse landscapes of its land. As the high season begins, the temperature rise complements coastal escapes and city explorations like bustling Marrakech. Here is our guide to the weather in Morocco in June. 

Is June a good time to visit Morocco?

June signals the onset of summer in Morocco, bringing with it a warmer embrace. The weather becomes more conducive to outdoor activities, inviting visitors to explore the vibrant markets, traverse the scenic Atlas Mountains, and unwind in the coastal breezes

Overall, June can be a favourable time to visit Morocco. This is a time when Morocco showcases its diverse offerings, from bustling urban centres to tranquil natural wonders.

Want to know more about the weather? Read all about the best time to visit Morocco.

Mountains of the Jebel Sahro, Morocco ©  Louise Bottomley/Shutterstock

Mountains of the Jebel Sahro, Morocco © Louise Bottomley/Shutterstock

Air & sea temperatures in Morocco in June

In June, Morocco experiences warm temperatures, with average air temperatures ranging from 20°C to 35°C, while sea temperatures along the coast generally range between 18°C and 21°C.

Temperatures in northern Morocco

June temperatures in northern Morocco (cities like Tangier and Tetouan) typically range from 18°C to 30°C, with coastal areas experiencing milder temperatures and slightly warmer conditions inland.

Temperatures in central Morocco

Central Morocco (cities like Rabat and Casablanca)  sees June temperatures ranging from 22°C to 35°C, with variations in elevation influencing the climate, and coastal areas being somewhat milder than inland regions.

Temperatures in Morocco’s mountains

In Morocco's mountainous regions (such as the Atlas Mountains), June temperatures vary based on altitude, with lower elevations ranging from 15°C to 25°C, and higher elevations experiencing cooler temperatures between 10°C and 20°C.

Temperatures in southern Morocco

Southern Morocco (cities like Marrakech and Ouarzazate) generally has higher June temperatures, ranging from 25°C to 40°C, with the desert areas experiencing the higher end of the temperature range.

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The weather in Morocco in June is great for discovering Tangier © Shutterstock

Average rainfall in June

June sees a continued decline in average rainfall, marking the onset of Morocco's dry and warm summer season. The weather becomes increasingly arid, especially in inland regions. Coastal areas may experience occasional drizzles, but overall, June is characterized by a decrease in precipitation, creating an environment conducive to enjoying outdoor adventures, from exploring ancient cities to trekking through picturesque landscapes.

What about the crowd & cost?

As June unfolds, Morocco enters its summer season, and with it, a rise in tourist activity. The crowds start to grow, particularly in popular tourist destinations and coastal areas. Accommodation prices may see a moderate increase, reflecting the heightened demand. Despite the increasing popularity, June remains a good time for those seeking a balance between vibrant summer energy and manageable costs.

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The Hassan II Mosque or Grande Mosquée Hassan II is a mosque in Casablanca © Shutterstock

The Hassan II Mosque or Grande Mosquée Hassan II, Casablanca © Shutterstock

Tips for travelling to Morocco in June

Here are some essential tips for a memorable journey through Morocco in April.

What to pack for Morocco in June?

June in Morocco brings the onset of summer, demanding lightweight and airy clothing to combat the rising temperatures. Pack breathable fabrics like cotton and linen, along with a mix of short-sleeved and long-sleeved options for versatility. A swimsuit is advisable for coastal regions.

Insect repellent can also come in handy, especially for outdoor activities, while a light jacket or shawl might be useful for cooler evenings.

Prepare for heat

Given the intensifying summer heat, it's crucial to prepare accordingly. Don’t forget to use wide-brimmed hats and high-SPF sunscreen. Hydration is key, so ensure you have a reusable water bottle on hand to stay refreshed throughout your explorations.

Learn language basics

Enrich your travel experience by learning some basic phrases in the local language. This not only facilitates communication but also demonstrates respect for the culture. Consider mastering greetings, thank-you expressions, and other common phrases to enhance your interactions with the warm and welcoming people of Morocco.

Want to be better prepared for your trip to Morocco? Also read our useful tips for travelling to Morocco.

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The weather in Morocco in June is great for discovering the souks of Fez © Shutterstock

What to do in Morocco in June

June in Morocco brings a tapestry of cultural festivities, natural wonders, and serene escapes. Here’s our pick of the best things to do in Morocco in June.

Eid al-Fitr

Commence June with the joyous celebration of Eid al-Fitr. Join the locals in the festivities marking the end of Ramadan, experiencing the vibrant atmosphere, delicious feasts, and the spirit of togetherness that permeates the streets.

Moussem of Moulay Abdellah Amghar

Immerse yourself in the spiritual ambience of the Moussem of Moulay Abdellah Amghar. June brings this traditional pilgrimage, where locals gather to honour their saint. Witness the rituals, music, and dance that make this event a cultural gem.

Marrakech gardens

Escape the summer heat by exploring the lush oases of Marrakech Gardens. June offers the perfect weather to stroll through the intricately designed landscapes of Jardin Majorelle and the Menara Gardens, where the vibrant colours and fragrant blooms create a tranquil haven.

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Aerial view of Agadir in Morocco © Shutterstock

The weather in Morocco in June is great for beaches © Shutterstock

Cooling off in the Ouzoud Falls

Beat the summer warmth by venturing to the majestic Ouzoud Falls. Enjoy a refreshing dip in the cascading waters surrounded by lush greenery. June's pleasant temperatures make this natural spectacle an ideal destination for a cooling and enchanting retreat.

Stargazing in the desert

June nights in the Moroccan desert offer a celestial spectacle. Venture into the vast expanse of the Sahara for an unforgettable stargazing experience. The clear skies reveal a mesmerizing display of stars, creating a magical backdrop for an evening of wonder.

Picnics in the Royal Gardens

Embrace the outdoors with a delightful picnic in Morocco's Royal Gardens. June's mild weather provides the perfect setting to relax amidst the scenic beauty of these meticulously landscaped spaces. Indulge in local treats while surrounded by the tranquility of nature.

Planning your June Morocco trip

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Dre Roelandt

written by
Dre Roelandt

updated 20.05.2024

Dre Roelandt is originally from the United States but lives and works in Berlin, Germany. Dre is a freelance writer and artist with a passion for travelling. They are an in-house Content Editor at Rough Guides.

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