Rabat, Morocco: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Rabat, Morocco? If you're planning to go to Rabat, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Rabat, Morocco

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

Important essentials for Rabat, Morocco

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel insurance

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  • A vaccine card protector

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General health necessities

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you go to Rabat in January, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the stunning St. Peter's Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Rabat Zoo, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Rabat has some great beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

February

If you visit Rabat during February, you are likely to see that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the stunning St. Peter's Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Rabat Zoo, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Rabat has some great beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

March

March in Rabat can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the stunning St. Peter's Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Rabat Zoo, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Rabat has some great beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

April

April here is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the stunning St. Peter's Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Rabat Zoo, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Rabat has some great beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

May

If you vacation in Rabat during May, you might notice that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the stunning St. Peter's Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Rabat Zoo, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Rabat has some great beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

June

June is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the stunning St. Peter's Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Rabat Zoo, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Rabat has some great beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

July

If you visit Rabat during July, you will probably see that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the stunning St. Peter's Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Rabat Zoo, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Rabat has some great beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

August

August in Rabat is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the stunning St. Peter's Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Rabat Zoo, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Rabat has some great beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

September

September in Rabat is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the stunning St. Peter's Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Rabat Zoo, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Rabat has some great beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

October

If you vacation in Rabat during October, you are likely to see that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the stunning St. Peter's Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Rabat Zoo, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Rabat has some great beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

November

If you vacation in Rabat during November, you might find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the stunning St. Peter's Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Rabat Zoo, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Rabat has some great beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

December

If you are traveling to Rabat in December, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to visit the stunning St. Peter's Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Rabat Zoo, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

Rabat has some great beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

Activities for Rabat, Morocco

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Rabat.

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