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

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

When to go to High Atlas, Morocco

Based on the climate and weather in High Atlas, the best time to go is May. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for High Atlas, Morocco by month

January

If you go to High Atlas in January, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in High Atlas is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to High Atlas in March, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to High Atlas in April, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to High Atlas in May, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

June

If you go to High Atlas in June, you will notice that it is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to High Atlas in July, you will notice that it is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light shorts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Tank tops
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sandals
  • Light dresses

August

Traveling to High Atlas in August, you will notice that it is blindingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Tank tops
  • Light shorts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sunglasses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light dresses
  • Sandals
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

September

If you visit High Atlas during September, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to High Atlas in October, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to High Atlas in November, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in High Atlas is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for High Atlas, Morocco

Here are some general tips on what to wear in High Atlas, 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 High Atlas

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