Chefchaouen, Morocco: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Chefchaouen, Morocco? If you're planning to go to Chefchaouen, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Chefchaouen, Morocco

Based on the climate and weather in Chefchaouen, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Chefchaouen, Morocco by month

January

January in Chefchaouen is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts

February

February in Chefchaouen is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage

March

If you vacation in Chefchaouen during March, you are likely to find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Umbrella

April

April in Chefchaouen is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella

May

If you are traveling to Chefchaouen in May, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage

June

June for Chefchaouen is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts

July

July in this region is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

August

If you go to Chefchaouen in August, you will notice that it is hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts

September

If you visit Chefchaouen during September, you are likely to find that it is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear

October

October in Chefchaouen is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

November

November in Chefchaouen is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses

December

If you are traveling to Chefchaouen in December, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Chefchaouen, Morocco

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Chefchaouen, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and E
  • A SIM card that works in Chefchaouen
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders

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