signifies the city's full-fledged entry into the hot, arid, summer season. The weather in June undergoes a significant transformation from May
, registering a significant surge in temperatures. Marrakesh's trademark bright sun shines for longer hours, reaching up to 14.2 hours a day. By contrast, it receives a scanty 5mm of rainfall spread out over approximately one day. An attention-grabbing feature of Marrakesh's June weather is its soaring high temperature of 31.3°C, solidifying the summer intensity.
Marrakesh's transition into June is marked by a minor temperature shift, moving from a warm 27.5°C in May to a tropical 31.3°C. Despite soaring daytime temperatures, Marrakesh registers a consistent average low-temperature of 16.3°C in June.
June's mean heat index is evaluated at a tropical 34°C. Take more caution, heat exhaustion and heat cramps may occur. Long-lasting activity may cause heatstroke.
Factoring in the heat index, values are geared towards shaded areas with light breezes. A rise of up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees in the heat index could result from direct sunlight.Note
: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature' or 'feels like', gauges the sensation of temperature factoring in the air's moisture content. An individual's perception of weather can be affected by a variety of elements including metabolic differences, being pregnant, and their level of physical exertion. The sun, when shining directly, can have a significant impact on the perceived temperature, increasing the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children often fail to understand the importance of rest and rehydration. Thirst is a late manifestation of dehydration - hence, it is crucial to stay hydrated, especially during ongoing physical activities.
In Marrakesh, the average relative humidity in June is 55%.
In June, in Marrakesh, the rain falls for 1.2 days. Throughout June, 5mm of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 58.8 rainfall days, and 281mm of precipitation is accumulated.
June has the longest days of the year, with an average of 14h and 12min of daylight.
On the first day of June in Marrakesh, sunrise is at 06:27 and sunset at 20:32. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:29 and sunset at 20:41 +01.
In Marrakesh, the average sunshine in June is 10.5h.
The months with the highest UV index are June and July
, with an average maximum UV index of 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.Note
: The daily high UV index of 11 during June translates into the following recommendations:
Employ every precaution of importance, unprotected skin and eyes could burn within moments. Stay in the shade and limit direct Sun exposure from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., a time when UV radiation is particularly strong. Remember, however, that shade structures may not provide complete protection. During bright days, sunglasses that offer UVA and UVB defense are recommended. Even when it's cloudy, ensure the generous application and frequent reapplication of a sunscreen with at least 30 SPF, particularly post swim or outdoor activity.