The hottest month in Essaouira is August when the average maximum temperature is 29°, average temperature is 24° and average minimum temperature is 18°.
The coolest month in Essaouira is January when the average maximum temperature is 19°, average temperature is 14° and average minimum temperature is 11°.
The longest days in Essaouira are in June, with an average of 14.2 hours of daylight per day. December has the shortest days with an average of 10.1 hours of daylight per day.
The sunniest days in Essaouira are in April which has the most hours of sunshine per day with an average of 9.5 hours of sunshine per day, making it a sunny month with few clouds. December has the least sunshine with an average of 6.5 hours of sunshine per day, making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.
The ultraviolet index is the highest in July when it reaches 12 and lowest in December when it reaches 3.7.
An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.
The warmest sea water temperatures in Essaouira are found in March when they peak at 29° and lowest in August when they dip to 25°.
The sea is best for swimming between December and May when the temperature is above 27° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.
The wettest month in Essaouira is March with 5.5cm of rain and November has the most days of rain with 6.5 days with some rain, a dry time to visit the beach.
The driest month in Essaouira is May with 0cm of rain and June has the fewest days of rain with 0 days with some rain, an extremely dry time to visit the beach.
The most humid month in Essaouira is September with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 20° which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach.
The least humid month in Essaouira is February with a dew point of 11° which is very comfortable.
The most windy month in Essaouira is May when the average maximum windspeed is 35kmh and the average wind speed is 20kmh.
The least windy month in Essaouira is September when the average maximum windspeed is 23kmh and the average wind speed is 12kmh.