Country

Morocco

Explore historical and projected climate data, climate data by sector, impacts, key vulnerabilities and what adaptation measures are being taken. Explore the overview for a general context of how climate change is affecting Morocco.

Climate Data Historical

Morocco has a diverse climate in accordance with its varied geography, ranging from desert conditions to alpine conditions in the highlands. The interior of the country experiences seasonal temperature variations, with average temperatures of 25-30°C in the summer and less than 15°C in the winter. Temperatures in the coastal regions range between 22-25°C in the summer (July-September) and 10-12°C in the winter (January-March). The wet season lasts between November and March, affecting only northern Morocco. Morocco also experiences the sharqi (chergui) winds, which are hot, dusty winds from the Sahara.

Temperature

  • Mean annual temperature has increased at an average rate of 0.2°C per decade. This increasing trend varies by season, and is only statistically significant in April-June and September-November.
  • The rate of increase is most rapid in the hot, dry season, April-June, at 0.34°C per decade.

Precipitation

  • Sufficient daily rainfall observations are not available from which to determine changes in the extreme indices of daily rainfall.

This section provides the options to visualize historical climate data for different timeframes via map and annual cycle chart.

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