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Marrakech vs Istanbul Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Marrakech, Morocco and Istanbul, Turkey is approximately 3,456 km or 2,148 mi.
  • To reach Marrakech in this distance one would set out from Istanbul bearing 264.5° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Marrakech bearing 242° or WSW .
  • Marrakech has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Istanbul has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Marrakech is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome whereas Istanbul is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 5.5 °C (9.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.9 °C (3.4°F) less in Marrakech. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 157.7 mm (6.2 in) less which is equivalent to 157.7 l/m (3.87 US gal/ft) or 1,577,000 l/ha (168,592 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 725 more hours of sunlight per year in Marrakech. In whichever way circa 1h 59' more per day or about 1 2/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.4° higher in Marrakech than in Istanbul.
  • Relative humidity levels are 13.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.2°C (3.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Marrakech relative to Istanbul. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Istanbul vs Marrakech.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +9 (+15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +5 (+10) +5 (+9) +5 (+10) +5 (+8) +4 (+8) +5 (+8) +5 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +5 (+0) +11 (+0) +4 (+0) -7 (0) -54 (-2) -60 (-2) -27 (-1) -21 (-1) -19 (-1) -6 (0) +12 (+0) +4 (+0) -158 (-6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7 ( -23) -4 ( -14) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) -5 ( -17) -8 ( -26)   -47 ( -13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 29' +3h 43' +3h 23' +2h 14' +0h 46' -0h 04' -0h 17' -0h 21' +1h 08' +1h 56' +3h 04' +3h 54'   +1h 59'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 46' +0h 28' +0h 05' -0h 19' -0h 40' -0h 51' -0h 46' -0h 28' -0h 04' +0h 20' +0h 41' +0h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +9.4 +9.4 +9.4 +9.4 +9.4 +9.3 +9.3 +9.3 +9.3 +9.3 +9.3 +9.4   +9.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -9 -11 -12 -12 -17 -16 -22 -22 -19 +9 -15 -11   -13.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +4.8 (+9) +5.8 (+10) +5.9 (+11) +3 (+5) -0.1 (0) -0.9 (-2) -1 (-2) -1.5 (-3) +0.4 (+1) +6.2 (+11) +1 (+2) +2.3 (+4) +2.2 (+4)

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