February is starting with snow, rainstorms, and chilly weather in Morocco.
Rabat – The National Meteorological Directorate (DMN) forecasts strong winds, snowfall, and low temperatures across several regions in Morocco on Friday, February 1.
Oulmes, Saiss, the reliefs of the Atlas, the Oriental, the Rif region, the northern and central regions, and the Mediterranean will experience cold, cloudy weather accompanied by rainstorms.
Strong winds reaching 85 to 100 kilometers per hour will sweep all of Chefchaouen, Tetouan, Taza, Ouazzane, and Taounate. Winds reaching 70 to 85 kilometers per hour will hit Tangier, Sidi Kacem, Sidi Slimane, El Hajeb, Sefrou, Ifrane, Boulemane, Fez, Meknes, Moulay Yacoub, Midelt, Haouze, Azilal, Ouarzazate, Taourirt, Nador, Berkane, Jerada, and Oujda.
The Rif and High and Middle Atlas will get up to 1 meter and 5 centimeters of snow, whereas blowing sand and dust will sweep the southern provinces.
Low temperatures today vary between -2 and 4 degrees Celsius in the eastern highlands; 4 and 10 degrees Celsius in Oulmes, the Oriental, Saiss, the southeastern and interior plains, and the Phosphates Plateaus; and 10 and 15 degrees Celsius in Souss, the southern provinces, and the northern and central plains.
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High temperatures are between 4 and 10 degrees Celsius in the reliefs; 10 and 16 degrees Celsius in Saiss, the Mediterranean, north of the Oriental, Oulmes, the northern plains, and the Phosphates Plateaus; 16 and 22 degrees Celsius in Souss, the southwestern slopes, south of the Oriental, the central plains, and the northern parts of the southern provinces; and between 22 and 28 degrees Celsius in the southeastern regions of the country.