July Weather Averages for Marrakesh, Morocco

What's the Weather Like in Marrakesh in July?

Temperature

July is absolutely scorching in Marrakesh and the city moves into peak tourist season till August.

July sees an average temperature of 29 degrees Celsius on any given day. This incorporates a low of 21 degrees Celsius, which is usually at night, and a high ...

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    • Temperature Temperature 29°C 84°F
    • High Temperature Holiday Weather 38°C 101°F
    • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 21°C 70°F
    • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 10.8 hrs
    • Rainfall Rainfall 1 mm
    • Rainfall days Rainfall days 0.6 days

    Marrakesh Weather for July 2019

    What's the Weather Like in Marrakesh in July?

    Temperature

    July is absolutely scorching in Marrakesh and the city moves into peak tourist season till August.

    July sees an average temperature of 29 degrees Celsius on any given day. This incorporates a low of 21 degrees Celsius, which is usually at night, and a high of 37 degrees Celsius. The heat in Morocco is notorious so please be pack and plan your days accordingly. Don't let a holiday get ruined by overheating or dehydration. Remember to bring plenty of sunscreen too. 

    Sunshine

    The average day sees around eight hours of sunshine so there will be ample time to explore outside of the hottest times of the day, the early afternoon.

    Rain

    True to its desert location, the area only sees ten millimetres of rainfall over the course of one day in July. It's very unlikely that you'll experience any rain at this time of year.

    Click here for a 14-day forecast.

    Hotels for Marrakesh in July

    Riad Morgane

    While many hotels are located within the historic portion of Marrakesh, the Riad Morgane is found in a residential area of town. This means it is a bit further of a walk to get to many attractions but it will be quieter and more relaxed than many other options. As is tradition with many locally run hotels in Marrakesh, the owners of this riad are endlessly friendly and helpful.

    Riad Dar Saba

    If you would rather stay in the city, the Riad Dar Saba is a within a quick walk of many attractions in Marrakesh. The riad is located inside the medina, one of the most popular and high traffic areas in the city.

    If you like a busy, energetic holiday, you will certainly get it with a stay here. Of course, because of its location, you should be ready to walk a bit further with your luggage as taxis cannot stop in front of its doors. And many people in the streets of the medina will offer to give directions or carry your bags but be wary as they will expect payment in exchange.

    Riad Charlott'

    The Riad Charlott' has a spectacular location within Marrakesh—from its rooftop you'll be able to look over most of the city skyline. The five rooms of this hotel have a blend of traditional and contemporary style paired with modern amenities. Guests can enjoy the hotel pool, hammam, massage room and business centre.

    El Miria Palais Riad

    With large rooms, the El Miria Palais Riad is popular with travellers seeking relaxation. The hotel boasts that each guest will feel like a sultan or sultana when staying in their rooms. Each guest has access to a swimming pool, restaurant, hotel bar and free parking.

    Les Jardins de la Medina

    Ranked as one of the finest Marrakesh hotels in terms of luxury, Les Jardins de la Medina is worth the price tag. Located on manicured grounds that make it feel more private, this hotel has ample rooms and amenities including free parking, freedom to bring pets, a large swimming pool and a fitness centre.

    Restaurants and Bars for Marrakesh in July

    Chez Mado

    If you're looking for a classic fine dining experience in Morocco, the Chez Mado restaurant is an obvious choice. This restaurant offers a wide variety of menu options that will please even the pickiest of eaters.

    Despite its distance from the sea, Chez Mado boasts a French bistro menu complete with seafood options fresh from the Atlantic. The menu is complemented by splendid décor and a positive ambiance due in part from its energetic and passionate staff.

    La Cuisine de Mona

    For vegetarian diners, picking the right restaurant can be tricky, even in countries like Morocco. La Cuisine de Mona caters to vegetarians with a lively and vibrant menu. 

    Open for breakfast through dinner, La Cuisine de Mona has classics like tagines and cous cous but also other Middle Eastern classics like hummus and falafel. Like many restaurants that aim to please vegetarians, the kitchen is flexible if you have special requests. But unlike many Middle Eastern restaurants, this one serves alcohol.

    Latitude 31

    Head over to Latitude 31 to sample the latest fusions of North African and Mediterranean cuisine. This popular restaurant has been earning a name for itself in Marrakesh, and rightly so. It's located off the busy Rue El Gza, but offers a sense of seclusion away from the city's bustling markets and streets. 

    Pacha

    Marrakesh might not have a reputation as a party city but you can still have an amazing night if you know the right places to look. Pacha is one of the city's most prominent venues and hosts regular club nights which are capable of accommodating thousands. It's a little way out of the city centre, but the vast selection of drinks and variety of music on offer make the trip worthwhile. 

    Lawrence Bar

    If a big night out isn't your style, then head to the renowned Lawrence Bar. Located inside the Sofitel hotel, this is a great place to finish the day and admire the skyline and city sights with a drink in hand. The Lawrence Bar has a vast selection of drinks on offer and gives a good sense of contrast to the city's frenetic character with its laid-back atmosphere. 

    Things to Do in Marrakesh in July

    Medina

    One must-see while you're in Marrakesh, if you are feeling up to the heat, is the Medina. This historic building marks the entrance to the large market in the city. This gated area of the city is listed as an UNESCO World Heritage site and that distinction is well-earned. Do plan on bringing cash with you to the Medina as the popular marketplace is located inside.

    Also, be prepared to haggle with local vendors as it is expected and part of the fun of shopping here. Don't feel uneasy about negotiating for a price, it is a part of the act of purchase – you won't be offending anyone.

    Maison Tiskiwin

    If you would like to stay inside rather than being outside during the heat, you can make a stop into the Maison Tiskiwin. This museum is dedicated to the history of Marrakesh and Morocco, including artefacts from its nomadic history, and held in high regard.

    It is often listed on to-do lists when visiting the city. It is a rather compact museum so there are countless wonders to see in a beautiful building but it will only take a few hours of your time. Many of the exhibits are labelled in English, French and often Arabic. 

    Heritage Spa

    Another option to beat the heat and relax is spending an afternoon at the Heritage Spa. This exquisitely decorated spa is staffed with trained professionals offering a wide range of relaxation and beauty treatments.

    Most of their products are all-natural and plant-based so they are gentle on skin and can accommodate any special condition. Despite their classic and organic treatments, they are modern in their reservation schedule. You can book online and pay them through PayPal.

    July events in Marrakesh

    Distraction

    Departure to Ocean Coasts

    1st July 2019 to 31st July 2019

    Cross-country hikers, riders and skiers go to Morocco for the wide variety of beautiful landscapes. These landscapes range from the Sahara desert to the Atlas mountains.

    Website:

    http://www.visitmorocco.com/index.php/eng/I-enjoy/Hiking-and-trekking/Land-of-hikers

    Shopping

    Semmarine souk

    1st July 2019 to 31st July 2019

    The Semmarine souk is a big market in Marrakesh that sales a wide range of traditional Moroccan foods and clothes. An example of theses would be the pastries or the babouches (leather slippers). This would be a great place to find your loved ones a real Moroccan present.

    Website:

    http://www.visitmorocco.com/index.php/eng/I-am-going-to/Marrakech/Shopping

    Festival

    Tan Tan Moussem

    1st July 2019 to 31st July 2019

    This festival is popular and big in Marrakesh. This is a festival for Berber tribes that attend every year to socialise with other tribes and take part in various activities like horse competitions and camel trading.

    Website:

    http://www.moussemdetantan.org/

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