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

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

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.

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

January

January in Rabat can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Rabat in February, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Rabat is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Rabat in April, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Rabat during May, you are likely to find 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:

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

June

If you vacation in Rabat during June, you are likely to find that it is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

July

July 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:

  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

August

August here is a perfect temperature 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:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear

September

If you vacation in Rabat 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 low 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants

October

October in Rabat is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants

November

If you visit Rabat during November, you are likely to 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:

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

December

December in Rabat can be chilly. 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:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and E
  • A SIM card that works in Rabat
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear

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