October weather forecast
Marrakesh, Morocco

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The majestic Koutoubia Mosque set in a beautiful park in Marrakesh, Morocco
The majestic Koutoubia Mosque set in a beautiful park in Marrakesh, Morocco

Weather in October

October in Marrakesh marks a noticeable departure from the harsh summer temperatures with welcoming coolness. The city undergoes a substantial transformation with temperatures hitting a downward trend. Notably, the rainfall also picks up, making October a notable month for the increase in precipitation. The length of daylight continues its shortening trend, yet the skies stay clear most of the time. The high temperature in October descends to a comfortable average of 27.5°C (81.5°F), indicating the commencement of the pleasant autumn season.

Temperature

A subtle decrease in the average high-temperature marks October in Marrakesh, falling from September's hot 32.5°C (90.5°F) to a moderately hot 27.5°C (81.5°F). A striking difference from the daytime highs is registered during October nights in Marrakesh, with an average temperature of 14.7°C (58.5°F).

Heat index

The heat index value for October is appraised at 29°C (84.2°F). Prolonged exposure and physical activity might induce exhaustion, potentially causing heat cramps.
It is crucial to understand that heat index figures are for shade and gentle wind conditions. The direct sunshine could escalate the heat index values by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature' or 'real feel', is a single figure representing how weather conditions feel when combining temperature and humidity. This effect is personal, shaped by the individual's physical activity and heat sensitivity, influenced by factors including wind, clothing, and metabolic variances. Direct sun rays have a notable impact on perceived temperature, which can raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are largely significant for babies and toddlers. Kids are usually in more danger than grown-ups as they tend to sweat less. Plus, their bigger skin surface in relation to their small frames and increased heat generation due to their activity level make them more susceptible.

Humidity

In Marrakesh, the average relative humidity in October is 59%.

Rainfall

In Marrakesh, during October, the rain falls for 5.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 24mm (0.94") of precipitation. In Marrakesh, during the entire year, the rain falls for 58.8 days and collects up to 281mm (11.06") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in October in Marrakesh is 11h and 23min.
On the first day of October in Marrakesh, sunrise is at 07:26 and sunset at 19:16. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:47 and sunset at 18:43 +01.

Sunshine

In Marrakesh, the average sunshine in October is 7.9h.

UV index

In Marrakesh, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The maximum daily UV index of 6 in October interprets into the following recommendations:
Stick with precautions and abide by sun safety procedures. Evading sunburn is essential. Stay in the shade and avoid direct Sun exposure from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., a period when UV radiation is particularly strong, noting that parasols or canopies may not offer total sun protection. Enhance your sun protection with tightly woven, yet airy clothing.

Frequently asked questions

What are the temperatures in Marrakesh in October?

In October, in Marrakesh, the average high-temperature is 27.5°C (81.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 14.7°C (58.5°F). In October, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, is appraised at 29°C (84.2°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Marrakesh?

In Marrakesh, the average relative humidity in October is 59%.

How many days does it rain in October in Marrakesh?

In October, the rain falls for 5.5 days. Throughout October, 24mm (0.94") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Marrakesh have in October?

In Marrakesh, the average day length in October is 11h and 23min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Marrakesh?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:26 and sunset at 19:16. On the last day of the month, in Marrakesh, Morocco, sunrise is at 07:47 and sunset at 18:43 +01.

How many hours of sunshine does Marrakesh have in October?

In Marrakesh, Morocco, the average sunshine duration in October is 7.9h.

How high is the UV index in October in Marrakesh?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Marrakesh, Morocco

Average temperature in October - Marrakesh, Morocco
  • Average high temperature in October: 27.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (36.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 14.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (20.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (5.9°C).

Average humidity in October
Marrakesh, Morocco

Average humidity in October - Marrakesh, Morocco
  • Average humidity in October: 59%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (66%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (47%).

Average rainfall in October
Marrakesh, Morocco

Average rainfall in October - Marrakesh, Morocco
  • Average rainfall in October: 23.9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (40.6mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (1.2mm).

Average rainfall days in October
Marrakesh, Morocco

Average rainfall days in October - Marrakesh, Morocco
  • Average rainfall days in October: 5.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (7.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (0.6 days).

Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Marrakesh, Morocco

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Marrakesh, Morocco
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 7h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The months with the least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 7h and 6min).

Average UV index in October
Marrakesh, Morocco

Average UV index in October - Marrakesh, Morocco
  • Average UV index in October: 6

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

Marrakesh, Morocco

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