Best time to go to Morocco

The best time to visit Morocco is between July and August, the hottest months in the country’s calendar. The heat reaches an average of 31°C. There’s minimal rainfall and low humidity around this time, too. February is the coolest month, but even then, the daily maximum is in the 20s.

Passports and Visas

British citizens don’t need a visa to enter Morocco but must have a valid passport. For the most up-to-date passport and visa info, visit

Don't forget to arrange your travel money and insurance before you go.

Health and safety

You should take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance to cover you while you’re away. For the latest health and safety information, visit

Further Reading

  • Overview
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  • Key Facts

    • Capital - Rabat
    • Language - Arabic, Berber and French
    • Timezone - GMT +0
    • Population - 31,951,412
    • Currency - MAD:Moroccan Dirham
    • Flight Time - 3 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours 45 minutes from Gatwick

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