Casablanca (Morocco)

Casablanca is Morocco's largest city located by the Atlantic Ocean, in the North-West of the country. The city's climate is very mild and Mediterranean and the average temperatures are 26 C in summer and 7 C in winter. Rains falls mainly in the winter season. In spite of the eponymous film, the city is not very popular as tourist destination, because its historical center is very small and the modern parts are congested and polluted. The city's biggest attraction, the Hassan II Mosque, and the nightlife, however, may convince some of the tourists to stay. Despite of the beautiful sandy beach it is not recommended to swim, because the currents in this area are too powerful most of the year.

Population: 4,150,000
Beach : Yes
Mountain : No
Popular destination: No
Official language: Arabic
Skill level of the English language : Weak / Moderate
Emergency numbers: 19 (poliisi), 15 (ambulanssi), 15 (palokunta)
Currency: Moroccan dirham (MAD)
Electric plugs: C, E
Voltage: 127 V, 220 V
Tipping in a restaurant: You are expected to tip 10-15% if a service charge isn't included in the bill.
Time in destination: Dec 6, 2019, 5:17:53 AM

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Weather Forecast

Fri
06.12

Fair

61°F

Sat
07.12

Fair

63°F

Sun
08.12

Clear sky

61°F

Mon
09.12

Fair

63°F

Tue
10.12

Clear sky

63°F

Wed
11.12

Fair

63°F

Thu
12.12

Fair

61°F

Monthly Weather Conditions

Month Average Temperature °F High Temperature °F Low Temperature °F Rainy Days Rating
January - 62.6 50.0 6
February - 62.6 50.0 5
March - 66.2 53.6 6
April - 68.0 57.2 4
May - 73.4 62.6 3
June - 77.0 66.2 0
July - 78.8 68.0 0
August - 80.6 69.8 0
September - 78.8 68.0 0
October - 77.0 64.4 4
November - 68.0 57.2 9
December - 64.4 51.8 4

More information: Casablanca forecast and weather conditions monthly

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Price Level

Compared to prices worldwide, Casablanca is an average price destination.

On a tight budget, the daily budget is approximately $51.61, which includes hostel accommodation, budget meals and public transportation.

On a moderate budget, the daily budget is approximately $117.82, which includes a moderately priced hotel, meals at moderate priced restaurants and transportation costs.

Estimated prices:

  • Hotel (2 stars): $45.72
  • Hotel (3 stars): $69.09
  • Hotel (4 stars): $89.62
  • Hotel (5 stars): $171.42
  • Taxi ride (3 miles): $3.68
  • Taxi ride (6 miles): $6.79
  • Beer in a restaurant (16 ounces): $3.12
  • Meal, McDonalds: $5.72
  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: $3.12

More information: Casablanca price level

Safety

Casablanca has been classified as fairly safe with security classification 3/5.

Safety index values (higher is better):

  • General: 45.0 (weaker than United states average 48.9)
  • Walking alone during daytime hours: 53.6 (weaker than United states average 69.0)
  • Walking alone at night: 27.7 (weaker than United states average 41.3)

More information: Casablanca safety

Car Rental

Things which affect the renting of the car:

  • Direction of traffic: In South Africa the traffic is mainly left-handed. In North Africa the traffic is right-handed.
  • Age restrictions: The minimum age for renting a car is usually 18 - 25 years. Drivers under 25 years of age and over 65 years of age are charged an extra fee or get rental terms and conditions, which include to take an additional insurance for damage / collision.
  • Driving abroad: A rental car can almost invariably only be driven inside of the country in which it is rented.
  • Driver’s license and documents: An international driving license, passport and credit card are mostly required to rent are car.

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